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Making Music From Old Camera Clicks

Laurie Simmons. Big Camera, Small Camera. 1977. Collection of B.Z. and Michae...

Credit: Artnet Magazine

Above: Laurie Simmons. Big Camera, Small Camera. 1977. Collection of B.Z. and Michael Schwartz.

Do you remember when your parents would take pictures of you on the beach during family vacations and you would hear that ringing "click" of their camera? Now, in an age of iPhones and digital cameras, it's rare to stumble across the aura surrounding old cameras. Luckily for us, the stop-motion music video "Digital Analogue," brings a new life to the greatly missed charm of vintage cameras.

Lu Sisi and Gao Peng of Glasgow School of Art have created this short stop-motion piece that employs analogue cameras, various camera sounds, and digital technology to create a lively masterpiece. It's no wonder that the short won the Gold World Medal Award at 2011 New York Festivals.

So if technology and the rising iPhone have you longing for a piece of the past, take a break from it all and step back in time with "Digital Analogue." Check out the video below:

Digital Analogue

Digital Analogue from ftjelly on Vimeo.

Created by Lu Sisi and Gao Peng of Glasgow School of Art.

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