// More details in my blogposts!
English blogpost: designixx.com/2014/malaysia-my-second-home/
Deutscher Blogpost: designixx.ch/2014/malaysia-my-second-home/
// Gear & Location.
Pulau Perhentian Besar
- Camera / Lens
Canon 550D, Tamron SP AF 17-50mm f/2.8 XR Di II LD IF
GoPro Hero 3
Adobe Premiere Pro CS6
Adobe After Effects CS6
…what a trip! We are back from my second home “Malaysia” and I’ve got some nice video clips with me (626Clips, 67GB). I decided to skip to snap photos on the trip (I think I made about 3 photos) because my focus shifted from static pictures to motion pictures.
Everything started with the GoPro. You can just turn it “on” and easily shoot some clips. Everybody can do that today! After time to time I read many blogs, watched tutorials on Youtube or browsed through Vimeo. This is how I started to be interested in Videography (dslr moviemaking). How do I set a custom white balance? Why should i use 24fps and 1/50th shutter (180°)? What is a slider? What’s a Glidecam? Rack focus? Should I use a flat picture profile and why? Many many questions… and in the internet I found many answers for them
No pain no gain and only practice makes perfect ;). I wanted to use my new knowledge and try to make a video about my second home. I of course made mistakes: Here and there it’s not perfectly sharp, few clips are over- or underexposed, some are shaky or I configured a totally wrong white balance. Sometimes the battery was empty or my lens had dirt on it. I learned a lot of things while practicing! I ran around with a no-name glidecam (s-60) from Aliexpress. After a while it began to rust, but I paid only 100$ and for a beginner it was perfect! Maybe I’ll get a Glidecam HD-2000/4000 in the near future :P.