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Old July 30th, 2006, 10:14 PM   #271
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It has been a long time to post some practise video. These two videos were shot last Saturday around 5pm.

The video does not apply software stabilizer effect.
Just simply low mode two separate single shot.

The camera is jvc gy-dv5000u camera.

Windows media format screen size 320x240
1 http://www.smootharm.com/demo/index...._1_320_240.wmv
fize size around 3mb
2 http://www.smootharm.com/demo/index...._2_320_240.wmv
fize size around 2mb



Windows media format screen size 720x480
1 http://www.smootharm.com/demo/index...._1_720_480.wmv
fize size around 21mb

2 http://www.smootharm.com/demo/index...._2_720_480.wmv
fize size around 29mb


MPEG2/DVD format
1 http://www.smootharm.com/demo/index....006_7_29_1.m2p
fize size around 168mb

2 http://www.smootharm.com/demo/index....006_7_29_2.m2p
fize size around 185mb
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Old August 16th, 2006, 06:09 PM   #272
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Two practise videos were shot yesterday.

There is no software stabilizer effect applied to the video. No wheelchair/stegway assistant whatever.
Just simply low mode two separate single shot.

The camera is jvc gy-dv5000u camera.

Windows media format screen size 320x240
1 http://www.SmoothArm.com/clip/2006_8..._1_320_240.wmv
fize size around 5mb
2 http://www.SmoothArm.com/clip/2006_8..._2_320_240.wmv
fize size around 5mb

Windows media format screen size 720x480
1 http://www.SmoothArm.com/clip/2006_8..._1_720_480.wmv
fize size around 22mb

2 http://www.SmoothArm.com/clip/2006_8..._2_720_480.wmv
fize size around 23mb


DVD format just unzip to your local drive and play by software dvd player
1 http://www.SmoothArm.com/clip/2006_8...006_8_16_1.zip
fize size around 119mb

2 http://www.SmoothArm.com/clip/2006_8...006_8_16_2.zip
fize size around 123mb

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Old September 2nd, 2006, 12:22 AM   #274
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Test video was shot this morning.

As usual, there is no software stabilizer effect applied to the video. No wheelchair/stegway assistant whatever.
Just simply a single shot.

The camera is jvc gy-dv5000u camera.

Windows media format screen size 320x240
http://www.smootharm.com/clip/2006_9..._2_320_240.wmv

File size around 8mb.

Big file size of the same clip come later as I am busy uploading the files.

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Old November 23rd, 2006, 03:06 PM   #275
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Josh's video was shot last night.

The camera is jvc gy-dv5000u camera.

Windows media format
http://www.smootharm.com/clip/2006_1...4_2016kbps.wmv

File size around 13mb.

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Old November 23rd, 2006, 03:49 PM   #276
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the last file didn't wor, leigh.

One thing - I'm really confused. The low level shots can be done quite simply by holding the camera handle - you don't need the complexity of a stabiliser.

Do some fast action shots - instead of walking, how about running, chasing somebody up stairs, doing a 360 degree rotation etc -this will show the gadget off. The slow stuff is a bit dull, I'm afraid.
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Old November 23rd, 2006, 04:02 PM   #277
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the last file didn't wor, leigh.

One thing - I'm really confused. The low level shots can be done quite simply by holding the camera handle - you don't need the complexity of a stabiliser.

Do some fast action shots - instead of walking, how about running, chasing somebody up stairs, doing a 360 degree rotation etc -this will show the gadget off. The slow stuff is a bit dull, I'm afraid.
paul

mmm, I've been saying the same thing for many many months. I' m glad someone else feels the same way. You Leigh, he is saying nothing new that hasn't been said from time to time during the many months you've had your gear. I really don't know what more to say.
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Old November 23rd, 2006, 05:24 PM   #278
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One thing - I'm really confused. The low level shots can be done quite simply by holding the camera handle - you don't need the complexity of a stabiliser.

paul
I disagree what you said.

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Old November 24th, 2006, 12:53 AM   #279
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Leigh is correct. Holding the handle of a camera will not deliver the same amount of isolation that a stabilizer in low-mode can deliver. Under certain circumstances it can look similar, but the degree of accuracy will generally be less with the handheld configuration. I say "generally" because it is operator-dependent. For instance, a 180 degree whip pan is easier to do handheld, whereas on a stabilizer it requires quite a bit of skill to keep it from bucking around once you come to a stop.

Leigh, now that you have your product available for sale, I'm wondering if your intention with the continued posting of videos is to promote the gear, or to invite criticism of your operating, as that represents two separate intentions. A while back you had indicated that you were learning and practicing how to operate so that you could best show the capabilities of your rig, not that you were intending to ultimately become an operator for hire. Is this still the case?
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Old November 24th, 2006, 12:58 PM   #280
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Hi Charles,

Film photography is art which is my hobby. I have shot thousands of photos and posted hundreds of photos and shared dozens of video. My art has attracted thousands of viewing on internet. Lots of people said that they wish to visit New Zealand after viewing my art. I am very proud of that. I just love art. SmoothArm is my business which brings money for my food. I have no interest to become an operator for hire for money.

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Leigh, now that you have your product available for sale, I'm wondering if your intention with the continued posting of videos is to promote the gear, or to invite criticism of your operating, as that represents two separate intentions. A while back you had indicated that you were learning and practicing how to operate so that you could best show the capabilities of your rig, not that you were intending to ultimately become an operator for hire. Is this still the case?
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Old December 24th, 2006, 01:06 AM   #281
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Merry Christmas ;-)

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Old January 11th, 2007, 03:32 PM   #282
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the last file didn't wor, leigh.

One thing - I'm really confused. The low level shots can be done quite simply by holding the camera handle - you don't need the complexity of a stabiliser.

paul
Hi Paul,

I have been thinking about your suggestion and I thought it might be worth to do some experiment.
Here comes my not so scientific experiment result recorded as a video.

Apple quick time format
File size around 25mb
http://www.smootharm.com/art/2007_ja...2007_jan_1.mov

Microsoft windows media player format
File size around 9mb
http://www.smootharm.com/art/2007_ja...2007_jan_1.wmv

Equitment used
JVC GY-DV5000 camera
Fujion s20x6.4brm-sd lense
SmoothArm

SmoothArm operator
Leigh Wanstead

Using SmoothArm camera plate to ground height 3 inch(8cm)

As usual, no software stabilize is applied to the video. No internal camera stabilizer is used.

I look forward to your view.

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Old February 21st, 2007, 07:26 PM   #283
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Some experiment video

Microsoft windows media player format

File size around 20mb
http://www.smootharm.com/art/Feb_21_..._21_2007_1.wmv

File size around 17mb
http://www.smootharm.com/art/Feb_21_..._21_2007_2.wmv

File size around 17mb
http://www.smootharm.com/art/Feb_21_..._21_2007_3.wmv


MPEG2 format
File size around 209mb
http://www.smootharm.com/art/Feb_21_..._21_2007_1.m2p

File size around 175mb
http://www.smootharm.com/art/Feb_21_..._21_2007_2.m2p

File size around 181mb
http://www.smootharm.com/art/Feb_21_..._21_2007_3.m2p

As usual, no software stabilize is applied to the video. No internal camera stabilizer is used.

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