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the iPad and Velcro – as well as the idea of a “moving portrait”

Well, I might not want to put velcro on the back of my iPad, but I might put it on my Apple case… this video is just going crazy around the web and I think it has some valid inputs! [Source – I first saw this on misagarcia.com]

iPad + Velcro from Jesse Rosten on Vimeo.

Two of mankind’s greatest inventions, together at last. Note: this is an exploration of what is possible, not necessarily what is practical. Tweet from the street at your own risk!

And, imagine where this is going by the way… you see the shot where they velcro the iPad to the wall. Now imagine doing a ‘living portrait’ — instead of a still photo, you take a short 20-30 second video of a person… this could really catch on!

Moving Portraits from Jesse Rosten on Vimeo.

A few shots from a vertical moving portrait fashion shoot.

I have a friend, David Harry Stewart who has a couple of moving photographs on his site that he did back in 2009, so it isn’t a new idea, but with the advent of devices like the iPad that can show off movies, maybe the idea of a moving portrait will take off! Here’s one of David’s that I really like:

(Photo credit: snap from the David Harry Stewart site)