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shutter sound symphony created with $30,000 in nikon DSLRs
jul 04, 2013
shutter sound symphony created with $30,000 in nikon DSLRs


shutter sound symphony created with $30,000 in nikon DSLRs by benjamin von wong + andrew kesler

 

 

while taking a tour of nikon professional services center in mississauga, canada, photographer benjamin von wong had the idea of composing a symphony exclusively using shutter sounds from 30 different nikon DSLR cameras. by experimenting with the custom ‘CL-continuous low’ settings, wong and composer andrew kesler set the series of cameras to 1, 2 and 3 FPS, for staggered shutter releases. utilizing the various functions such as command dials, and beeps from buttons, a 33 second sound clip was created from about $30,000 worth of equipment. below, you can find videos of the final symphony being composed and a behind the scenes look into the process.

 

 

nikon symphony
video courtesy TheVonWong

 

 


behind the scenes
video courtesy TheVonWong

 

 


stream the ‘nikon symphony’
mp3 courtesy andrew kelsler

 

 

project information:

 

produced by: von wong in collaboration with nikon professional services
composer: andrew kesler
assistants : phil do, jen brook, duy nguyen
video operator: joel kesler
focus pull: neil austen
tripod pusher: elvis do
bts video: elvis do & fly home freedom
studio: suzy johnston + associates
cameras: nikon professional services

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