'The 360 Project' Transforms Dance With Special Effects

Ryan Enn Hughes's 360 Project uses a Muybridge-inspired setup of 48 sychnronized cameras to capture dance in 360 degree rotation.  

Ryan Enn Hughes's 360 Project uses a Muybridge-inspired setup of 48 sychnronized cameras to capture dance in 360 degree rotation. In this piece, a strobe light helps slice the movements of krumping into microthin moments, which are then animated to an original soundtrack.

The second piece features dancers from Canada's National Ballet School for a traditional counterpount to krumping. 

The behind-the-scenes video reveals the amazing amount of planning and technology, including 48 Nikon D700s, that went into creating these videos.

For more films by Ryan Enn Hughes, visit http://www.ryanennhughes.com/.

Kasia Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg is the executive producer for video at The AtlanticMore

Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg joined The Atlantic in 2011 to launch its video channel and, in 2013, create its in-house video production department. She leads the development and production of original documentaries, interviews, and other video content for The Atlantic. Previously, she worked as a producer at Al Gore’s Current TV and as a content strategist and documentary producer in San Francisco. She studied filmmaking and digital media at Harvard University.

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