Slowing down in New York

I hope my GIF’s don’t give you all massive headaches… but, I sort of love making them. Aaaaand, I had quite a few photo sets to work with from New York.

On the last day of our New York trip JessStephanie, and I played around with my camera. I wanted to take a series of photos where all the surrounding items were blurry/moving, and one person was standing still.

We wandered around looking for the perfect spot. I needed to find a base to stabilize my camera (since I had set my shutter speed very low) and a space with a lot of movement in the background. Luckily there were a few signs/posts to use for a base, and New York is pretty much crazy busy non stop!

Aaand, that’s what I made! I am in love with the GIF of Jess. Her GIF used 16 photos and the other two I used 4 – 6 photos. This inspires me to make more. Can’t wait. Who’s up for a photo shoot and some GIF action? Hee.

I hope you all have a lovely weekend. My sister is getting married tomorrow. Sooooo, I’m insane busy. I should apologize ahead of time about the massive amount of BlogHer posts you’re about to see. But, it’s all fun. I was there for 6 days. So amazing.

Happy weekend!

– Chelsey

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37 comments

  • Tish on said:

    these are incredible!! i absolutely LOVE them!! they make me want to get out there and give it a try!!! found this through your post "A Year".

  • Melissa Risenhoover on said:

    So cool. It was so great meeting you in person! Can't wait to see the rest of your photos from NYC! I didn't take enough.

    • The Paper Mama on said:

      I'm glad my weirdness didn't completely freak you out. 🙂 It was lovely to meet you too!

  • Jazmyn on said:

    Omg I love these! The one with Stephanie in it makes me laugh because of her facial expression lol. I really want to do more things like this one day. I need a tripod and someone to test it with haha! Thank you for inspiring me to do this. 🙂

  • Tottums on said:

    These are so amazing! I really love the last one of Steph with all the cars going by!

  • Dorien on said:

    Those are some lovely gifs!

  • Brandy on said:

    LOVE! Seriously, so good!

  • Mallory on said:

    These turned out amazing! Great job.

  • Helena on said:

    I love this idea! Very cool. I may have to try something like that out (I’m in Chicago, so… not NYC busy, but busy nonetheless).

    Congrats to your sis!

    • admin on said:

      I’ll be headed to Chicago next year! BlogHer is there. 🙂

  • Emily @ Peck Life on said:

    I really really love these…. 🙂 I’ll be your gif model anytime!! Congrats to your sis!!!!!!!

    • admin on said:

      Hee! Let’s do it next time I see you. 🙂

  • Mrs. Biscuit on said:

    Those gifs you made are so much fun! I can’t believe you were able to make one with 16 images! That’s crazy! New York does seem like a perfect place for movement, I’ll have to remember that if I make a trip out there! =)

    • admin on said:

      I really want to make some more. Tempted to try something out for the wedding today.

  • melissa on said:

    I LOVE your GIFs!!! They are so fun! Definitely keep them up!

    And congrats to your sister! 🙂

  • Meghan on said:

    I love these! That one of Jess is amazing. Happy Wedding weekend and congrats to your sister! Looking forward to your BlogHer posts!

  • Amy on said:

    I love these! Such a cool idea and the execution is great.

  • Sam on said:

    I love love love love this. Fo’sho.

    I like making gifs on occasion. My mom says she hates them and that makes me giggle.

  • Kat on said:

    absolutely LOVE these. Seriously the coolest thing ever.

  • Sarah on said:

    these are soooo cool!!!!
    I am so trying it this weekend!!
    awesome

  • Erica on said:

    Yay! Congrats to you! I just found your blog 🙂 I just moved to ATL and were gonna TTC our #3 soon!

    • admin on said:

      Thanks. Too bad you weren’t there and you ditched us early to go home to your family. ;D

  • Stephanie on said:

    LOVE them! The first one of Jess is amazing. It looks like the people walking so fast are making her hair/dress blow. One day we will meet and make .gifs of each other <<< it just got creepy in here. :/

    • admin on said:

      That would be fantastic. 🙂

  • Sara on said:

    love these!! I like making gifs too, so fun!!
    so awesome that your sis is getting married this weekend! 🙂 happy wedding weekend!

  • LaurenJean on said:

    OMG! I love these. Your dress is so stinkin cute!!

    • admin on said:

      Thanks! I love it.

  • Liz on said:

    Oh WOW!! Those GIFs are crazy!! Very clever.

  • Erica on said:

    I wanna do this now! that is awesome!

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