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The Fine Cut

So I found myself sitting at the editing station last night thinking to myself, “If I keep changing things up like this, I’m really going to mess up this video.”  In other words, “You’ve got your fine cut, idiot.  Stop tooling around.” I read an article about the video game Duke Nukem.  This was a […]

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Freestyle

Freestyle is a film that follows the chronology of freestyling in rap music.  This documentary reminds me a lot about my piece.  They put a timeline of the freestyle movement together, but it’s really not enough to just go on that.  This is when they incorporate sequences of freestyle circles and man on the street […]

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Preparing for Next Two Interviews

In preparing for interviewing the next two mothers, I’ve been faced with an issue of artistic conflict.  I like how I shot my grandmother’s interview (still working on screen captures), but it doesn’t fit in with my initial vision of how I wanted to shoot people.  I pictured more of an interview with a black […]

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Preparing for Busing Interview #1

In preparing for the first interview for this thread of the busing documentary, I have chosen to shoot with the Sony EX3 camera, using a Sony wireless lav and a smaller microphone that came with my old PD-170.  I think that the EX3 will fit in nicely with the Canon 7D that I used for […]

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Style for B-Roll Shoot on Saturday

So it took me an extra week, but I’ll finally be setting out with the Canon 7D on Saturday to begin shooting complimentary footage for my busing project. As I go through the locations and shot styles I want to portray in my head, I know that I will have to balance that fine line […]

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Shooting B-Roll with Canon 7D

So I had a camera demo with the Canon 7D yesterday.  If Skeet Ulrich is a poor man’s Johnny Depp, then I have the Skeet Ulrich of 7D’s (EOS 50D).  I really like the way these cameras handle, and the look they give off.  I don’t care if it’s a manufactured look to let everyone […]

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