He stood so still

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He stood so still while the world moved on around him.

Just a little animated gif made from two shots I took walking past this gentleman staring so intently at his phone. He didn’t move a bit but because I was walking the shot shifted some allowing me to animate it and give you this 3D feel. I know I’ve seen this before but my memory of the name for it is hazy. It did lead me to stereoscopy, stereo photography and animated stereograms so sometimes a bad memory leads to good things. And it turns out at least one person would call this a stereoscopic animated gif.

I also figured this was a #ds106 assignment and was not disappointed. Since this was the first #ds106 assignment I’ve done in a long while, I threw in a tutorial as a form of tithing. I do all of this of my own free will and in spite of Jim Groom’s personality rather than because of it.

Comments on this post

  1. CogDog said on July 25, 2015 at 9:46 am

    Personality pawn!

    I forgot where but there was the great set of stereoscopic gifs from the old early 20tg century stereograms

  2. Brian said on July 25, 2015 at 12:25 pm

    That “3D feel is an effect I had never considered. But it’s there for sure.

    Thank you for sharing the tutorial. After a few weeks of being forced to make GIFs in the iPad I am ready to try a new approach.

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