Dennis Hlynsky’s videos are among the best things I’ve seen online recently. Check ’em out:
- on Vimeo here
- on Hlynsky’s blog site “Small Brains en Masse“
- in a short explainer from the Atlantic here
Hlynsky uses frame-blending to great effect, to give you a sense of overall motion trajectories. When he turns his lens on animals, the results are both beautiful (see fruit flies paint a still life here), and an exciting way to visualize huge amounts of data. It’s got me thinking I could use this method to illustrate the 100s of hummingbird flights in our latest experiment here at UBC in a single animation.
Thanks to Suzanne Amador Kane for pointing these out to me!