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After my first experiment with making a stop motion short (see earlier post Hands), I’ve become a little more ambitious. This was created entirely from nearly 1,000 stills taken with my Canon EOS 5D DSLR. The music is a piece called ‘Big Milk’ by Dan Deacon. My friend Adam Briehl stars. I hope you enjoy it. The video may take a few moments to load.

  • jon kagiAugust 6, 2008 - 4:54 am

    pretty freakin deep…I love it

  • jordanAugust 6, 2008 - 8:33 am

    Bro your a little darksided…. just a little. But it was creative none the less.

  • ShawneeAugust 6, 2008 - 9:37 pm

    Hi Jonas
    That’s great! Loved it.
    Shawnee

  • IT GuyAugust 6, 2008 - 9:44 pm

    Very nice…I’d never know you’re new to this stuff.

  • AdamAugust 6, 2008 - 11:23 pm

    Very nice. I really enjoyed seeing how it was tied together. Being pulled in from a very strange demented place.

    P.S. The BEST scene, clearly the most profound and perfect – the one that I was in – got edited out. (note Fire Walk With Me special features humor)

  • AmericanvirusAugust 7, 2008 - 2:10 am

    LOL. True, that was a great scene, but that’s what special feature DVD’s are all about. Not for showing the deleted scenes, but for talking about them.

  • The Real JPAugust 7, 2008 - 7:29 pm

    I can’t stop grinning. That’s what this did. I have to ask, did you have the song in mind when you took the pictures?

  • DrakeAugust 7, 2008 - 8:03 pm

    I really liked the skeleton pulling itself along the floor. I think you’re a natural.

  • AmericanvirusAugust 7, 2008 - 8:15 pm

    I started by snapping pictures at long exposures at dusk as I was walking down the street (the part with all the bouncing lights). After pulling the photos into Final Cut, I thought the Dan Deacon song sounded good with those images, but then, I started getting ideas for more… Adam with the skeleton make-up, the fire-engine, and the little girl spinning in the sink. The rest grew out of that.

  • Alonna MarloAugust 26, 2008 - 1:26 am

    Hey Jonas! I liked it….creative and creepy. Good Job! I hope to see you the next time you are visiting your Dad out here.
    Take care and please send me any other work of yours that you want.

    Alonna
    xoxo

  • JoeSeptember 10, 2008 - 4:19 pm

    Usually the skeleton is on the inside, nothing like losing innocence down the drain…

  • StarSamNovember 23, 2008 - 12:52 pm

    i love your work
    my name is sam
    and i know joshua porter
    hes the one that lead me to your
    site i am trying to get in to taking pictures
    and i think you have an amazing site and
    an even more amazing eye.

  • AmericanvirusNovember 23, 2008 - 4:02 pm

    Thank you StarSam. I appreciate your comments. Let me know if you post some of your pictures up. I’d love to check them out.