The Gray Coat & Stop Motion Photography

Thursday, October 1, 2009

I had such a wonderful time yesterday walking around in my long coat. Sometimes all it takes is a pretty outfit to boost confidence. While working at my Anthropology Club book sale fundraiser, I accidentally made a boo boo on my tights. At least now I have a liable excuse to purchase new ones.

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Outfit details:
Coat- Piko 1988 via a boutique in Mexico
V-Neck- Local Clothing Boutique
Skirt- Bloom
Tights- Wal Mart
Shoes- Target

After reading an article on stop motion photography on Photojojo and browsing through some videos on YouTube, I came to the conclusion that sometime in the near future I would love to make my own short film using stop motion. I'm still unsure of the story line I want to aim for so I have some brainstorming to do. Out of the batch of videos I've seen, the ones featured below are the ones I find to be the most inspiring. I baffle every time I think about the ridiculously large amount of pictures required to fill in just one minute of a stop motion video. See for yourself...


Anonymous,  October 2, 2009 at 9:16 PM  

that's a fantastic skirt!
and i loooove that oren lavie video.
i was a film major and we briefly learned how to do stop motion photography... i love it!

evelyn October 2, 2009 at 9:32 PM  

you dress so wonderfully nice Crystal! I adore that jacket :O mexico huh? its soo nice! n the skirt too. =)

<3, evelyn

oh n have a awesome weekend too!!

Sher October 3, 2009 at 1:45 AM  

That's a lovely gray coat and you look so pretty in your swirly skirt holding the autumn leaf! I wish I had a skirt just like that:)

I've seen the Oren Lavie video before and was so amazed by it! I mean, with the amount of time and work that goes into making that video, I can't help but feel in awe.

Happy weekend dear!

Anonymous,  October 3, 2009 at 3:46 AM  

lovely outfit..great coat & skirt :)

those stop motion films are amazing...but you're right, the sheer amount pictures & the time it would take to put such a film togther would be immense! it'd be fun doing your own though, i think you should give it a go!

thanks for visiting my blog, i really love what i've seen of yours so i'll be adding you to my blog roll :)

Susan October 3, 2009 at 2:08 PM  

love that coat- you look lovely as ever!

emily October 3, 2009 at 5:21 PM  

ooo i love the leaves!!!

layia October 3, 2009 at 6:53 PM  

beautiful tones on your photos! and yes! stop motions are wonderful. i made one last summer but it was pretty short. i only had 70 photos. it was fun though. will do more.

Anonymous,  October 4, 2009 at 6:43 AM  

love that skirt! its gorgeous and feminine, LOVE

Rebecca, The Clothes Horse October 4, 2009 at 10:45 PM  

Lovely outfit and I adore your coat!

Carmen October 4, 2009 at 11:51 PM  

I love your coat and skirt, they're pretty together.

Carmen.xx. October 5, 2009 at 1:49 AM  

owww love the outfit and beautiful photography!

Zhcsyra hp October 5, 2009 at 7:10 AM  

the first pictr is gorg nd very pretty :))

i love ur blazer,shirt nd that awesome skirt <33

Eliza October 5, 2009 at 7:41 AM  

hello, dear :) those photos of you are so lovely. i adore your skirt and the coat and how you put the tones so autumn-like. i guess that your future stop motion film would be amazing :) i love stop motion films. and you must absolutely try to do one. much love <3

Marta Castellanos October 5, 2009 at 8:05 AM  

It´s a beautiful coat!!I have bought a very nice one and i´m looking forward wearing it, but still is too hot here!!
I like your blog!Now i´m following you!


Courtney October 12, 2009 at 2:53 PM  

I've been DYING to make one of these too! I was inspired by the Oren Lavie video and a wedding invitation I saw on someone's blog that was done in stop motion on Vampire Weekend's M79. I could watch those over and over again. I've seen the Pen story before too. Amazing.

I'm just trying to come up with a great idea and the time!

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