I've been meaning to do this for a while since I got my HV20. So I finally went out today and filmed some trains, I work with them so I thought it would be interesting to see how the footage turned out.
Recording selection was Cine mode, audio was captured using the rode video mic and in some scenes I used the Cannon tele converter..
Editing was done using Sony vegas Pro 8, using template HD 1080-50 (1920*1080 25fps).
Rendering settings used from Eugenia for Vimeo MP4...
Hope you enjoy.....:)
P. S I need to buy a new tripod any suggestions...
During Christrmas 2004, my wife and I went rail cruising on some of Switzerland's most scenic routes in the Alps with our new Sony HDR-FX1 camera. Routes include the Bernina Express, Glacier Express, Mont-Blanc Express, Golden Pass Line etc. View from Hotel in St. Moritz. We dedicate this to Chris Harnett and Sue Knight of MITV.co.uk/ for their inspiration and friendship. Edited by the legendary Don Smith of newsvideo.com. Thanks also to George Drury, author of The Railfan Guide to Switzerland for help in trip planning.
While out railfanning in the Marshall area we caught this train as it was approaching Overlook siding. The head end is garbage most likely from Montana. The Auto Max cars come through every now and then so catching this was a hit for most of us out shooting trains that day.
I screwed up the video in the first part of the shot. I was too busy taking stills with my Canon DSLR, oops!
Hope you like the picture in picture, I figured I would try that out since I have a couple Video Cams laying around.
Here is the end of the day shot as we caught a south bound UP with 4 SD90MACs. Although the two middle units were off line they produced one of those great in-between the rock shots I love.
I saw a MRL passenger train pull in the yard at Yardly. I watched it get turned but it never came back down the main like it did last year. All in all it still was a good day to go track side and watch a few trains pass the time away. Later I talked to my friend, the hog head on Amtrak and he said it left that night right after he got the clear block out of town. Ohh well, at least I got stills of it last year.
Hope you all like the action, I rendered the wmv file to 720/60p for a smooth play. I wasn't impressed with the interlaced 1080i I uploaded before.
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