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  •  It wasn't the best transition video; the best way (1+ / 0-)
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    is to do your absolute best to sit against the same background in the same position for each photo. Still very cool though!

    I see what you did there.

    by GoGoGoEverton on Wed Jan 09, 2013 at 10:23:58 AM PST

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    •  I thought that, too, but then (3+ / 0-)
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      GoGoGoEverton, kyril, Avilyn

      I thought about how it had to be a really chaotic transition so, in a sense, welcome to her world! It was a good suggestion upthread to pause the vid. It was interesting, though, how the tone changed in progression. Still flashing, but the brooding changed to joy.

      An unsuccessful shoe bomb attack resulted in nine years of inconvenience for every flier in the country. It would be nice to think [this diabolical act] might lead to some similar inconveniences. --mrblifil

      by Debby on Wed Jan 09, 2013 at 12:22:59 PM PST

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    •  and, I expect, wear the same garments for every (2+ / 0-)
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      GoGoGoEverton, kyril

      shot... set aside a neutral t-shirt or something that will not distract by changing color and/or neckline, etc. with every flash...

      "real" work : a job where you wash your hands BEFORE you use the bathroom...

      by chimene on Wed Jan 09, 2013 at 12:26:13 PM PST

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      •  Again, that's to do it PERFECTLY (2+ / 0-)
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        there are some interesting videos online where people have taken 15 years worth of shots of them aging, where they literally only change their shirt. Pretty amazing.

        I agree that her expression is definitely noticeable and is the most noticeable piece.

        I see what you did there.

        by GoGoGoEverton on Wed Jan 09, 2013 at 12:40:45 PM PST

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    •  Don't agree. This is an artistic choice (1+ / 0-)
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      that makes the experimenting, shifting, flux of the process manifest, along with the continuity of the person and intent at the heart of the change. I thought it was very effective and moving in a way that a more systematic presentation would not be.

      Babylon system is the vampire... ~Bob Marley

      by sfinx on Wed Jan 09, 2013 at 05:03:42 PM PST

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