12 October 2010

Surfing the 4th Dimension by Don Whitaker

Me gusta el efecto de distorsión que ha conseguido Don Whitaker manipulando unos clips de video normales con la utilización de Processing. Ver vídeo y más información (inglés) sobre el proceso dentro del post;

Video and english info after the jump;

"These clips start as normal video clips that I've captured along the Oregon Coast. Then I run'em through a script that I wrote in Processing.
The script works by taking a vertical sliver of pixels from the source video, advancing the video one frame, grabbing another sliver of pixels, and so on through the entire source clip.
These slivers are then stacked horizontally to create one frame of the final clip. The animation effect is created by advancing the location of the vertical slice and repeating the stacking process.
So each frame of the final clip represents the change over time of a stationary spot. As the video advances, the spot we are seeing moves through space. Normally as a video advances we move through time, so we've sort of swapped the two." - Don Whitaker