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February 13, 2009

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Different Ways of Seeing

I tell you, these tilt-shift videos aren’t just cute. They’re an important new way of seeing. I’d liken them to the cosmic-radiation coloring schemes so often used for images from space. Nebulas don’t actually look like that to the human eye, but it’s kinda crucial that we can see them that way. Likewise, oil rigs and helicopters don’t actually look like this to the human eye… but it’s kinda crucial that we can see them this way:

Nice music, too!

Via MBV.

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Posted February 13, 2009 at 3:14 | Comments (2) | Permasnark
File under: Gleeful Miscellany

Comments

I finally figured it out! This totally reminds me of a book from my childhood called "Things That Go." Awesome!!!

Posted by: Bryan on February 14, 2009 at 08:12 PM

how do you think the world would be experienced if you could somehow experience it from this perspective?

could u effect anything? would u dare reach you hand out and try to swat at something? (prob not I'm assuming - i sure wouldn't dare)

now, what if it was @ normal speed? and you were in the helicopter? guess you couldn't get up close to anything but still even communication with a megaphone seems like it would be difficult

Posted by: glitch on February 15, 2009 at 12:54 AM
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