stop motion

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Related to Stop action: Stop action photography

stop motion

n.
A filming technique used in animation, in which the camera is stopped after filming each frame or every few frames so as to allow objects within the scene, such as clay figures or paper cutouts, to be adjusted for the following frame.

stop′-mo′tion adj.
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Excell, a professional photographer who learned at her fatherAEs knee about such things as depth of field, stop action or blur motion, light and composition, aims to help the reader avoid some of her early mistakes and ease them over the learning curve in an efficient manner.
This competition is just the best for non stop action.
The applicant Azhar Siddique appealed the court to stop action against young doctors as they restored work in emergencies.
The film seems clear about its target audience base: video game- zonked teenagers who love to stare at ascreen as long as there is non- stop action coming in.
who recently used senatorial procedures to stop action on any legislation not addressing oil exploration.
Five spin test system will accommodate parts up to 48" in diameter, 36" in depth and up to 1,500 pounds with stop action photography.
They may select a fast shutter speed to stop action, or a slow one to blur it.
Computer-generated art -- along with color and digital photos (including those that can stop action at thousandths of a second) -- took over the bailiwick enjoyed by sports cartoonists.
Rappaport revives the "shyster lawyer" techniques with which he exposed the homoeroticism lurking in Hudson's films, using stop action, slow motion, and crafty editing to insinuate new meaning into old movie clips.
Reacting to the statement by Federal Law Minister Babar Awan that Moonis Elahi was being victimized for being son of former Chief Minister, Senator Pervez Rashid said that if he considers Moonis innocent, he should stop action being taken by the Federal Government against plunderers of NICL and also contest their case like those who looted the Bank of Punjab.
Play starts at 9am on Saturday and 10am on Sunday So for a great weekend of none stop action get down to the Y2 in Swansea and enjoy being part of the world's fastest racket sport.