This series of images freezes a moment of time in each dancer's aerial maneuver, and turns their movements into static sculptures that represents their motion and style. Original shots were stock photography and stylized to fit within the scene, sculptures and sets created entirely CGI.

This amazing work was done by Mike Campau

Digital Motion in Air

Digital Motion in Air

Digital Motion in Air

Digital Motion in Air

Digital Motion in Air

Digital Motion in Air

Digital Motion in Air

Digital Motion in Air

Digital Motion in Air

Digital Motion in Air

Digital Motion in Air

Digital Motion in Air

Digital Motion in Air

Digital Motion in Air

Process

Digital Motion in Air

cgi setup for ballet dancer scene

Digital Motion in Air

Raw Render output

Digital Motion in Air

stock photo isolated and dropped into scene

Digital Motion in Air

Basic cleanup and masking elements with photography

Digital Motion in Air

Final tone and color corrections with additional shadows added.

About the author of this post

My name is Paulo Canabarro, I'm a passionate freelance web designer paulocanabarro.com and enthusiastic blogger here at abduzeedo. Catch me designing Wordpress Themes. Say hello on twitter @paul0v2.