Video of the Day: Faking Motion from Still Photos


A very clever photographer has taken still images that he snapped while flying over Canyon de Chelly National Monument in Arizona and Arches National Park in Utah and manipulated them using Photoshop CS5 and Apple Motion to create what looks like a soaring nature video. The end result works better in some places than others, but overall, we think it’s pretty impressive for a motion-faked clip — perhaps because we didn’t realize that such a thing was even possible. Click through to check it out, and if you want to give it a try yourself, here’s a quick how-to.

[via Gizmodo]