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Old September 11th, 2005, 02:34 AM   #1
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"film like" slow mo

this is the best i can do, what do u guys think...

http://www.marlontorres.com/films/slowmo.mov
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Old September 11th, 2005, 09:04 AM   #2
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Nice work!
How did you do it? Move very slow :-p?
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Old September 11th, 2005, 12:46 PM   #3
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Looks great. No flicker or anything. What's the equipment/workflow?
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Old September 11th, 2005, 01:43 PM   #4
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Looks real good! Tell us the secret ;)
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Old September 12th, 2005, 11:38 AM   #5
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Gorgeous... okay, so we are waiting for the recipe.
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Old September 12th, 2005, 02:04 PM   #6
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I like the way he does this. Posts a really nice clip, then leaves us in blissfull ignorance ;)
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Old September 12th, 2005, 06:49 PM   #7
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Gonna make myself vulnerable to foot-in-mouth disease here...

He probably shot 60i and converting that to 24p, each field taking up its own frame. 40% slowdown that way.

After that, optical flow or similar technology/filter to slow things down further. Boris Optical Flow, latest version of Shake, revisionFX, etc.
He could've used field blending... the resolution makes it hard to tell.

EDIT: You know what? It only looks like he slowed things down 2-2.5X. He just moves slower after he starts... so because he moves in slow motion, it actually looks like it's in slow motion.
To get 2-2.5X slowmo, you just need to do the 60i-->24p thing.

EDIT2: If you look at the quicktime clip, it's 29.97fps without 3:2 pulldown. So the slowdown is probably just 50%.
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Old October 3rd, 2005, 12:22 PM   #8
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After that, optical flow or similar technology/filter to slow things down further. Boris Optical Flow, latest version of Shake, revisionFX, etc.
He could've used field blending... the resolution makes it hard to tell.
He used a revisionFX like filter. Just see at the skirt when it's closer to the camera. No doubt about that.
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Old October 10th, 2005, 11:02 AM   #9
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Could you not just slow the speed of the clip down to 50%? I am curious to know how he did it too.
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Old October 13th, 2005, 06:32 PM   #10
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Malon,
So are you going to tell us how you did your slow mo?
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Old October 13th, 2005, 06:35 PM   #11
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with my DVX, I shoot 60i at 1/120 shutter speed. when I slow it down by 50% in a 24p timeline, it's smooooth slow-mo like his.

It has ot be 50%, or else it will become jumpy.
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Old October 18th, 2005, 10:19 AM   #12
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which editing software did you use?. Cuz I am sure other editing software might not act exactly the same way?
Also, can you please post a video clip or something so that we can see a sample or something?
Preciate it man!.
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Old October 26th, 2005, 12:50 AM   #13
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So you are pretty much just gonna leave everyone hanging?
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Old October 26th, 2005, 12:40 PM   #14
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Heheh. Forget him, guys. I'll let you in.

Use MotionPerfect from GooderVideo. Don't let the cheesy low-budget-look website fool you. Their product is amazing. It calculates what the frames inbetween the existing ones should look like and fills in the gaps. You can get incredibly smooth slow motion using this program.

Pssh. Secrets are no fun.
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Old October 26th, 2005, 01:59 PM   #15
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Thanks a lot Ben. Downloading the trial right away.
Hope this makes things simpler.

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