Each photo is actually a composite of hundreds, created by photographer Adam Magyar from individual portraits raised only three or so metres off the ground. Stitch 'em together, zoom out, and you've got what appears to be a packed town square. What a wonderfully executed and cleverly pretty illusion. [Adam Magyar via Ignant via PetaPixel]
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Doing so might have spoiled one of the plot’s big reveals.
Twenty years ago The Matrix was released. It was a game changer for action films and special effects back in 1999. And it made a generation of teenagers including yours truly) beg their parents for floor-length leather jackets. One could explain the Matrix itself simplistically as a form of augmented reality, where humans are plugged into a faux world - most of whom are unaware that that the real world is well and truly fucked. Two decades later augmented reality is becoming increasingly prevalent for real, which begs the question - does The Matrix still actually hold up?