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Photo-Blends of 1906 San Francisco Earthquake and Present Day

Photographer Shawn Clover created a set of composite photographs of San Francisco, California, blending pictures from the 1906 earthquake that hit the city, with present day images. Clover collected archival photos of the earthquake’s aftermath. He then replicated the photos himself, down to the location, camera position and focal length, then the rest of the task involved high Photoshop  skills. After looking at the stunning results, it’s hard to imagine today that 106 years ago, much of the city we know now was a broken wasteland of rubble. The 1906 earthquake, and its subsequent fires, destroyed much of San Francisco and killed thousands. The work… Read more »

Mind-Blowing Slingshot Animations around San Francisco [video]

GIF animated images haven’t been ever as good as these slingshot animations of San Francisco. These animated images are part of a music video recently directed by Kevin Parry and shot by Andrea Nesbitt for singer Kalle Matson. The slingshot and orbit effects are achieved through some simple visual techniques and minimal number of frames. The following images are heavy animated GIF images that might take a few seconds to load properly, but are definitely worth it The creators described the process in an email sent to Colossal, as follow: The zooms are done by setting up a camera at each end location and filming the camera zooming in and… Read more »

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