Waiting for Trump

Compressing the time reporters spent waiting for Donald Trump to arrive for a press conference.

April 2020 - online

Donald Trump was notorious for being late to his Coronavirus press briefings then suddenly arriving without warning. I discovered that the live streams began on time and consisted of a static shot of the reporters waiting patiently. In this particular video the reporters are waiting for 1 hour 13 minutes.

There are two versions. The first, above, is made with the focus-stacking algorithm. The second, below, is a standard averaging mimicking a long exposure photograph.

Original video