Popular Science

April 5, 2012

Photo Artists Use Filter "Normally Used by NASA" to Remove People From Crowded Urban Places

Share

“Silent World,” a photography project by Parisian artists Lucie Simon, takes the most crowded parts of New York City, Paris, and Beijing, and alters them in a basic (but technically incredible difficult) way. We recognize Times Square, Columbus Circle, and more landmarks from our own hometown, but only barely–those usually people-clogged landmarks are now empty, totally bereft of the swarms of tourists and locals alike that give those areas their personality. Apparently the artist duo used a neutral filter “normally used by NASA for analyzing stars.” The filter allows the photographers to take extra-long exposures, and then cut out any moving objects like people or cars. Check out video of the project below.

Share





 
 

 
 

Star Trek’s sci-fi technologies: how close are they to becoming science fact? – Mirror.co.uk

Australian researchers have this week created a small-scale ‘tractor beam’ that can move tiny particles over a distance of 20cm in the lab. It’s not quite on the scale of the Star Trek Enterprise’s tract...
by Geek Staff
0

 
 
 

Shatner set for Star Trek film? – Belfast Telegraph

William Shatner might be reprising the role of Captain Kirk 22 October 2014 William Shatner has hinted that he might be returning for a new Star Trek movie. The actor – who starred as Captain Kirk in the 60s TV series ...
by Geek Staff
0

 
 
 

‘Batman V Superman’ (‘Man Of Steel 2′) SDCC Trailer Recreated With Animation … – Design & Trend

Entertainment   The “Batman V Superman” trailer that debuted at San Diego Comic-Con was, by all accounts, a sight to see — although one fans will reportedly never set their eyes on. The quick teaser...
by Geek Staff
0