This is a great idea and a terrific implementation of it on the web. Experiment with various lighting and exposure scenarios (ISO, aperture, shutter speed, focal length) and learn some photography basics at CameraSim, the online Camera Simulator.
Candy Chang is a “public installation artist, designer and urban planner” who did a project in New Orleans called Before I Die. I like it. Some of my favorites: Swim without holding my nose! Understand why I’m here Live Evaporate into
This is a little one-minute piece I shot in the backyard to test out the HD video capabilities of the Nikon D7000. Shot in 720p30 with the Nikkor 18-200mm VR II lens, manual focus, natural light. Edited in Final Cut