Sometimes people call it Bullet-time, but more properly it is called time-slice – freezing a moment in time, but from multiple views – an effect made most famous by the Matrix series of films. The team behind the effect I met the Time-Slice Films team at the Canon Pro Solutions Exhibition, and recorded this intverview with Tim Macmillan. The company was… Read more →
I spent a good chunk of today in the company of Canon and many of the businesses in what has become a large and successful eco-system around their photography and video products. They took over the business design centre for two days, filling the exhibition space with dozens of exhibitors, as well as their own stands, and a steady stream… Read more →
If you ever wondered how that freeze effect is done in The Matrix, check out this rig of Canon DSLRs.
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. Read more →