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"In 1903, Olivia Wright was the first to pilot the great grasshoppers of North America."
While taking my kids to the playground, I shot live-action footage of a grasshopper, using my iPhone.
This is one of many short animated clips I’ve made for fun. I might continue this particular clip as an Insect Aviation series… who knows :)
It was my first project using TV Paint animation software. (No rotoscoping used. Where’s the fun in that?!) My work-in-progress can be found on my blog: animatingforfun.com.
Animation by Wayne Unten
Music by Dave Gottlieb
In 1942, workers installing radio antenna cables assembled a series of wooden ladders along the sheer cliffs of the Ha’ikū Valley on the island of O’ahu in Hawai’i. The ladders extended to the 2,800ft (853m) summit of Pu’u Keahi a Kahoe. A little over a decade later, the ladders were replaced by nearly 4,000 metal stairs and ramps leading the way to a newly-established US Coast Guard navigation station.
Though the station closed in the 1980s, the Ha’ikū Stairs up the mountain remain. The path is known as the Stairway to Heaven, marking what many consider to be one of Hawai’i’s best—and most difficult—mountain hikes. In recent years, dauntless Instagrammers have made the trek up the stairs to capture the breathtaking view of the island from the top.
For more photos and videos from the Stairway to Heaven, check out the #haikustairs hashtag and tap the blue location text above.
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