If you ever wondered how that freeze effect is done in The Matrix, check out this rig of Canon DSLRs.

Gravity

55 Canon 450Ds with stock lenses and a LOT of PCs and software… 55 Photos from different angles, at the same moment, all then composited into a “video” than pans around a frozen object. Tada!

I’m written a full post, complete with a video with Time-slice inventor Tim Macmillan.

  2 comments for “If you ever wondered how that freeze effect is done in The Matrix, check out this rig of Canon DSLRs.

  1. Janet E Davis
    October 27, 2009 at 1:51 pm

    Woo! What a lot of nice cameras!

  2. rutthenut
    October 27, 2009 at 2:05 pm

    A lot of cameras. A lot of image processing required with all that data!

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