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Hey there, my earnest empaths,

This is one of my favorite projects on Vimeo: the Long Portrait. Made popular on Vimeo by Clayton Cubitt, the long portrait takes portraiture photography and transfers it to video form. Like Andy Warhol's Screen Tests, the final product shows a subject's subtle expressions, mannerisms, and gestures in a beautiful way.

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Hey there, multicolored millions,

This weekend, we're asking you to show us your interpretation of the visible spectrum — create a video inspired by ROYGB(I)V! You'll need to show or portray each of the six (or seven) colors in the rainbow with at least six (or seven) shots, but feel free to use more if hue feel inspired.

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Hey there, you lovable lot,

It's time once again for a Vimeo Classic: the 5x5!

Just in case you haven't participated before, let's go through the basics. All you've got to do is create a 25-second video composed of five 5-second clips, using only natural sound, based on the Challenge theme. This week, the theme is "Your Great Outdoors," so get yourself out from under that roof and into some wilderness to show us what the great outdoors mean to you.

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Hey there, mobile mavericks,

This weekend, we're celebrating our slick new integration with Cameo! If you don't already know, Cameo is an amazing iOS app that helps you and your iPhone's camera create fantastic videos. There's an easy-to-search library of free licensed tracks to choose from, a simple interface to keep editing easy, and stunning themes that give your mobile videos a little pizzazz.

Check out this Cameo-created adventure video by William Lü:

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