04.07.08 by Jeff

Split Second!

The Morning News recently featured the excellent work of Barbara Probst. In her series “Split Second”, Probst utilizes multiple cameras to capture the same exact second from different viewpoints. She is interested in the authority given to a lone photograph versus the idea that there isn’t just one reliable representation of a particular moment. “What happened” is open for interpretation.

Exposure #39: NYC, 545 8th Avenue, 03.23.06, 1:17pm

I love the exact details each diptych or triptych is given.

Exposure #34: NYC, Central Park, Umpire Rock, 06.14.05, 6:01pm

Exposure #37: NYC 249 W. 34th Street, 11.07.05, 1:13pm

Read a great little interview with Probst and see more of her work here:


Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.

  • Brilliant. what a simple but affective idea.

  • xtina

    love it!!

  • yea she is a genius – i want to figure out how she is timing multiple cameras to go off at the exact same time.

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  • Steve Fernandes

    Here you go Jeff:

    Get a laptop (prefably pc)
    Mostly done with Canons, but apparently Nikon has some software too. Use manufacturer utility and sync all cameras to PC clock.
    Set all cameras to same channel and frequency and to fire off an assigned trigger.

    Place camera’s and fire.

    Source: http://www.sportsshooter.com/message_display.html?tid=26226

    Just a brief search.. but this type of photography interest me, cause it requires lots of technology :D.

  • brilliant – cheers steve!

  • Hi! I was surfing and found your blog post… nice! I love your blog. 🙂 Cheers! Sandra. R.

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Tim Lahan


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Colin Read (Mandible Claw) has made quite a name for himself over the past few years as one of skateboarding’s most exciting filmmakers. His film Tengu: God of Mischief was burnt into the retinas of every skater on the planet when it came out – specifically the subway section of the film where Koki Loaiza ollies across the train tracks (towards the third rail) at the 145th St stop (watch it here). Shout out to our bud photographer Allen Ying of 43 Magazine who snapped the infamous photo (which you can see here).

Read’s newest film “Spirit Quest” has the energy of his previous films with a heavy dose of mind-melting editing and camera tricks. I watched the trailer above roughly a million times to analyze what I was actually looking at. Love the multi-cam stuff and the sequence at 0:33 is a thing of beauty. Creativity like this makes me want to go make stuff. I was so excited about the film I had to toss a few questions at the Claw himself. Enjoy a short interview below!

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