Part of the Vimeo Weekend Project. There's nothing more important to be thankful for than time. With an old watch, some fairy lights and some Chet Baker playing on the stereo in the background, I can feel caught between moments of reflection.
Shot on 550d and a 50mm Zuiko prime with extension tubes to achieve the macro effect. The watch was attached to a follow focus unit to give it a smoother turning motion than I could achieve by hand.
It's easy to get caught up in the brain-frying, bank-breaking hustle and bustle of the impending holiday season. What better time to stop and reflect on something understated, overlooked, yet absolutely indispensable in your life? If you've got a minute to spare, that's plenty of time to participate in in this classic Vimeo Project.
The rules are simple:
+ Find something in your surroundings that you're grateful for -- something that deserves thanks.
+ Since we're focusing on the little things in life, we'd like you to shoot on a macro scale. For a more in depth explanation of all things macro, check out this lesson from Vimeo Video School. Get creative, get close, get as abstract as your heart desires!
+ Once you've found and framed your subject, shoot for exactly one minute.
+ There can be no camera movements (panning, tilting, etc.) or editing, and you must make use of only the original sound.
+ Your video must be added to the Weekend Project Group by Monday, November 19th at 11:59 PM EST