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Thursday, July 4, 2013

New things in the works

New things on the way check back soon!

Monday, April 16, 2012

Tupac's Back as a hologram.

Tupac's Back and at Coachella

     Tupac's Back and at Coachella 2012 as a hologram as he performed with Snoop Dogg. Check Out the video here in case you missed it! This will go down in the History books as a classic event!:

     When I first watched saw this and how Tupac appeared, the detail was so stunning that I thought it was a real person doing an impression of Tupac, then as time went on the impression was too close for comfort and in my head I said "This is Tupac!", but never did I think it was actually a hologram the whole time! Amazing! Imagined if they did this with people like Aaliyah or Michael Jackson. It would be niced to see loved ones brought back with holograms.

Hail Mary:

Old Tupac Performance:

Monday, October 17, 2011

Beautiful Landscapes Video

Beautiful Landscapes Video
Their Twitter: twitter.com/​dustin_farrell
website: crewwestinc.com/​

Planet 5D Blog: blog.planet5d.com/​2011/​10/​dustin-farrells-landscapes-volume-two-another-canon-eos-5d-mark-ii-timelapse-masterpiece/​

"PLEASE WATCH IN HD FULL SCREEN w/SOUND. It is a much better viewing experience. Hopefully you have a 1080P monitor and good connection. If not, bug a friend or colleague that does. It is worth it.

Landscapes: Volume 2 is the second of a three part series (probably). Every frame of this video is a raw still from a Canon 5D2 DSLR and processed with Adobe software. In Volume 2 I again show off my beautiful home state of Arizona and I also made several trips to Utah. This video has some iconic landmarks that we have seen before. I felt that showing them again with motion controlled HDR and/or night timelapse would be a new way to see old landmarks."

Monday, October 10, 2011

Real Time Face Substitution

Real Time Face Substitution 

Faces from arturo castro on Vimeo.

This is a technical demo for face substitution technique. The application works in real time and it's developed using the opensource framework for creative coding openFrameworks: http://openFrameworks.cc

Most of the "magic" happens thanks to Jason Saragih's c++ library for face tracking http://web.mac.com/jsaragih/FaceTracker/FaceTracker.html. The face tracking library returns a mesh that matches the contour of the eyes, nose, mouth and other facial features.
That way the mesh obtained from a photo is matched to my own face in the video. Applying some color interpolation algorithms from Kevin Atkinson's image clone code: http://methodart.blogspot.com/ gives it the blending effect that can be seen in the final footage.

I'm also using Kyle McDonald's ofxFaceTracker addon for openframeworks https://github.com/kylemcdonald/ofxFaceTracker which wraps Jason's library for easier use.
Kyle has uploaded another video giving a try at a different blending algorithm, which get rids of the artifacts and an even creepier look: http://vimeo.com/29348533

Apple Products Create Image of Steve Jobs

Courtesy of http://www.gizmodo.jp/2008/04/post_2702.html

Take a closer look and what do you see? R.I.P. Steve Jobs

Awesome Picture of Thunder head over Grand Canyon

Courtesy of BBC Ice Cream Blog

Saturday, October 8, 2011

Grizzly Bear - Ready, Able [Official Music Video]

Grizzly Bear - Ready, Able [Official Music Video]

An abstract stop motion clay animation to a nice song.

Follow them on twitter at @GrizzlyBear (http://twitter.com/grizzlybear)