Roel Wouters and Jonathan Puckey

Flitser.org

Finalist
Communication
2011

Flitser.org is a social photography app. Basically it's an homage to the ultimate amateur photo - a self portrait in the mirror with the flashlight switched on. We build an iPhone 4 app that collects these photos and puts them in specific order to generate animations. All you need to do is take a photo of yourself in the mirror, with the flash of your iPhone inside the target location that we provide you.

‘Een hommage aan de ultieme amateur foto’ (Roel Wouters, Jaarboek 2011)

Committee

In this site, social media photographs showing a flash image are used to introduce a new technique: software detecting the flash in each photo uses it to create figures. Interesting as a process.

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