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Old July 23rd, 2006, 02:32 PM   #1
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I did a quick edit of a waltz, flying a TRV900 on a Steadicam Merlin:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PFkYO12aPH0

... and a quick edit of some footage (same camera setup) from Ripken Stadium on Ironbirds Corporate Sponsors Day:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FzpMTUzkXJ4
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Old July 24th, 2006, 10:48 AM   #2
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Some nice lookign footage ther Armin.

I paticularly like that first Frisbee shot of the 2nd video - where the disc is thrown past eh camera on teh left but then sails off to the right as the camera goes into roundy-roundy.

A couple of tips:
Ease off your gimble (pan&tilt) hand just a little, maybe make the rig just *slightly* less bottom heavy (longer drop time) too.
Also watch your headroom a little, there where a lot of shots where I coudl see you where concentrating on teh subjects face, and putting them desd center, with a lot of space overhead.

Just some tips, overall it looked prety decent :)

- Mikko
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Old July 24th, 2006, 07:26 PM   #3
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Thanks for the great feedback Mikko!
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