Imagine your friend asks you to be photographed for a series of portraits. You walk into a room and your friend rolls out a reconverted boombox he calls the Screamotron3000, which he explains takes a photo of you when it detects a scream.
Meet Billy Hunt, a self declared computer nerd who wanted to capture human portraits at a precise moment: the beginning of scream. To pull it off, he converted a boombox into a sound sensitive camera. He writes:
It can be a little rough having people yell at you all day,” he says, “but I find it so interesting how human emotion plays out.
The Screamotron3000: The Loudest Portraits You’ve Ever Heard