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This article was published on May 29, 2012


    Check out this 2,000 photo stop motion video and learn how the photographer did it

    Check out this 2,000 photo stop motion video and learn how the photographer did it
    Drew Olanoff
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    Drew Olanoff was The Next Web's West Coast Editor. He coined the phrase "Social Good" and invented the "donation by action" model for onlin Drew Olanoff was The Next Web's West Coast Editor. He coined the phrase "Social Good" and invented the "donation by action" model for online charitable movements. He founded #BlameDrewsCancer. You can follow him on Twitter, Google+, Facebook, or email [email protected]

    The recent Google+ photography conference in San Francisco was a huge hit and there has been a ton of really great content and stories coming out of it.

    Photographers from all over converged to discuss their love of photo-taking, as well as teach each other a thing or two.

    One photographer, Petra Cross, shot an amazing series of 2,000 photos and compiled them into a stop motion video that pretty much captured the awesomeness of the event.

    A friend sends you 2000 photos from her recent vacation. Are you are going to look at every single one? Let’s be honest. Who wants to see other people’s vacation photos? Nobody. Except, one thousand people wanted to see mine. What did I do to make them want to do so?

    Have a look for yourself:

    While at the conference, Cross actually held a quick session on how to creation stop motion videos, and here’s that session:

    Along with the unconference demo, Cross has posted a how-to guide on creating stop motion videos of your own.