How a DSLR, Protractor and Tape Measure Filmed One Man Walking America

Posted: July 26, 2010 in Video/Film
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Have you seen this incredible Levi’s viral ad? A person walks coast-to-coast across America in stop motion. It’s basically a commercial, but the effect is genuine. A group of guys traveled across the US, grabbing one shot at a time:

Note that the equipment was absurdly simple: a DSLR (Canon EOS 5D Mark II), a protractor, a tripod and a tape measure. It’s humbling to realize that pretty much any of us have the resources to make such a piece. (Heck, most of us even have the 14 days of vacation time to do it.) [read]

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