• Double Helixes Streak Across the Sky in Multi-Shot Images of Birds by Xavi Bou

    24 days ago - By Colossal

    Spanish photographer Xavi Bou 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, and create elegant gestures as they criss-cross against the blue sky.
    Recently Bou traveled to Iceland where he...
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