Flight patterns

Explore the intricate flight patterns of birds, insects, and other creatures. Learn how these patterns contribute to their survival and find inspiration for your own designs and creations.
Design, Landscape And Urbanism, Architecture, Photography, Time Lapse Film, Time Lapse Video, Maps Video, Picture, Flight Patterns

Chances are if you’ve on the internet over the last few years you’ve run into a few amazing bird murmuration videos, like this one from Islands and Rivers or the one we featured on Colossal from Neels Castillion, where countless numbers of starlings flock together and move almost impossibly in concert. Artist Dennis Hlynsky, a professor at the Rhode Island School of Design, wondered what would happen if he could better trace the flight paths of individual birds, what kinds of patterns would…

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Estrella duan
Inspiration, Art, Art Education, Photography, Double Helix, Multiple Images, Helix, Streak, Visual

Spanish photographer Xavi Bou (previously) tracks and records the flight patterns of birds, combining their repetitive movements into elongated shapes that twist through the sky for his series Ornitographies. The images are inspired by chronophotography, a Victorian era photography method that combined multiple images to create movement, and edited digitally in Photoshop. The layered images appear like floating double helixes or fringed ribbon depending on the size and wingspan of each bird…

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John Urabec