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Post by guy789 » Sun Oct 23, 2011 4:57 pm

Lp elite are a group of kayakers working out of Llandysul, South Wales. We have started putting together some short films following us on our paddling exploits and adventures. Follow us on facebook and twitter @lpelite. Also check out our vimeo site which we aim to update regularly www.vimeo.com/lpelite please check us out and hopefully see you on the water.

check out our first video on the afon mellte


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Post by TheKrikkitWars » Sun Oct 23, 2011 6:10 pm

The Music, I'm not against Dub per se, but that was really not an appropriate track; much too distracting.
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Post by slaughter950 » Sun Oct 23, 2011 6:29 pm

Cracking video but i must agree with Krikkit like. I am a fan of dub step but not in this.
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Post by SPL » Sun Oct 23, 2011 8:28 pm

A nice video and real good quality.
My advice for what little its worth is to drop the word "elite" as it sets enormous expectations for the viewer from which you may ultimately fail to meet.

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Post by roo » Sun Oct 23, 2011 10:16 pm

For what it's worth (not that much*!!), I disagree with the others here. The tune was perfect. I felt it really fitted with the mood of the paddle.

I have to agree with SPL though - keep it coming fellas, I'll see your team name and raise you one.......

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Post by Randy Fandango » Sun Oct 23, 2011 10:31 pm

I'd love to tell you what I thought of your video but sadly you don't have the right kind of Vimeo account for people like me -- forced to access the internet on an iPhone because I'm trapped under a heavy baby -- to be able to view it.
What is wrong with YouTube all you Vimeo-loving iPhone-owner haters out there...?? :-)
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Post by biketastik » Sun Oct 23, 2011 11:54 pm

I liked the vid, music maybe slightly over doing it but i still liked it :) not tempted to skip any of it.

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Post by slaughter950 » Sun Oct 23, 2011 11:58 pm

Randy Fandango wrote:I'd love to tell you what I thought of your video but sadly you don't have the right kind of Vimeo account for people like me -- forced to access the internet on an iPhone because I'm trapped under a heavy baby -- to be able to view it.
What is wrong with YouTube all you Vimeo-loving iPhone-owner haters out there...?? :-)
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Its working fine on my iPhone?
Do you have the Vimeo app?
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Post by Randy Fandango » Mon Oct 24, 2011 12:50 am

slaughter950 wrote:
Randy Fandango wrote:I'd love to tell you what I thought of your video but sadly you don't have the right kind of Vimeo account for people like me -- forced to access the internet on an iPhone because I'm trapped under a heavy baby -- to be able to view it.
What is wrong with YouTube all you Vimeo-loving iPhone-owner haters out there...?? :-)
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Its working fine on my iPhone?
Do you have the Vimeo app?
Really? Dammit -- wonder what I'm doing wrong? :-)
Actually I do have the Vimeo app and I still find I can't watch half the things on Vimeo:
http://www.ukriversguidebook.co.uk/foru ... 48#p585448
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Post by Big G » Mon Oct 24, 2011 8:50 am

Download the vimeo app and search for LP kayak elite and it should work. Just tried it, enjoyed the video, would have liked the drops in the correct order tho, makes it easier to know where you are although makes the video less dramatic.

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Post by scottdog007 » Mon Oct 24, 2011 9:16 am

Randy Fandango wrote: Really? Dammit -- wonder what I'm doing wrong? :-)
Actually I do have the Vimeo app and I still find I can't watch half the things on Vimeo:
http://www.ukriversguidebook.co.uk/foru ... 48#p585448
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Post by lofty276 » Mon Oct 24, 2011 11:49 am

Subscribed, hope you have plenty of vid's to come,

You can pay for vimeo plus a month at a time, i did this and re uploaded some of my vid's so that they are now available to watch on mobiles,
to be honest I did this mainly so I could show people my skills (or lack of) in the pub haha.

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Post by DaveBland » Tue Oct 25, 2011 3:57 am

I'll be a bit more harsh as I'm over the pond and you can't come over and beat me up...

"elite"? I was expecting some hardcore gnar... but as it was it was a lazy jaunt down the Melte at low. C'mon guys, if you are going be arrogant enough to call yourselves that, you need to step it up.

Didn't mind the music too much, but again it would need a bit more energy from the subject to match it.

Next river eh?
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Post by GlennT » Tue Oct 25, 2011 9:23 am

Elite, hmm. Hyperbole, maybe?

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Post by Randy Fandango » Tue Oct 25, 2011 9:24 am

slaughter950 wrote: Its working fine on my iPhone?
Do you have the Vimeo app?
Big G wrote:Download the vimeo app and search for LP kayak elite and it should work.
Thanks fellas -- I now not only have the app but actually bothered to use it properly. D'oh... :-)
Now -- a big backlog of kayak porn to catch up with.....
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Post by Unsponsored » Tue Oct 25, 2011 11:07 am

A nice vid. I liked the contrasting angles for the same drop. That last drop looks huge from the paddlers perspective.

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Post by waterbourne » Tue Oct 25, 2011 1:51 pm

I dont like that sort of music but I thought it worked fine with the movie.....

Thought it was a good movie.... nice to see someone running that river after scraping down bits of it earlier this year.... liked the big drop especially....

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Post by Small_Paul » Tue Oct 25, 2011 2:40 pm

I liked the fact that it was / appeared to be just the two of you. A nice feel of it being just two buddies boating together and documenting it for themselves. Rather than one person filming all sorts of randomers.

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Post by DaveBland » Tue Oct 25, 2011 2:43 pm

...forgot to say... I really liked the mix of gopro and other angles. Great work oin the use of them to give just the right balance.
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Post by guy789 » Thu Oct 27, 2011 7:14 pm

Cheers for all the comments everyone its cool to hear everyones views and good to get everyone talking.

Just a few points the use of the word 'elite' in our name is not a reference to how good/bad (whatever your views) we are. We are not paddling/making videos etc to prove or make a point of our abilities but rather just a group of friends out to have fun and interesting in documenting this. Elite is mearly used as a reference to a collective of friends, like the word crew would. We used the elite as it rolls of the tongue better than crew. Having read your views it has bought to our attention how this could place pre conceived ideas in people minds before they watch our films and we may need to look at this but for now its probably sticking.

in reply to Small_Paul's comment it was just two of us out on a bit of a jolly.

But hey on a lighter note cheers for all the positive feedback its good to hear. It was our first attempt at filming/editing so only hope we can get better the more we do.

The next vid should hopefully be up shortly so keep your eyes pealed and we may see some of you out on the water soon.

Cheers

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Post by Tom_Laws » Fri Oct 28, 2011 8:35 am

Give them a break, maybe they are the best paddlers in Llandysul.

I enjoyed the video once I'd muted it, but music is a personal thing, good skills/patience bothering to self film all those angles.

I await the sequal. Oh, my cat wants to add a review....

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Post by charliew87 » Fri Oct 28, 2011 9:00 am

Hi guys,
Good video, music a bit over-powering... But as other people have said: personal taste.
Was wondering, could you tell me what the 'low-flow' was? If you know what the level was on the EA site, that'd be great!!!
River's looking a bit low at the moment... but the level you guys did it at looked runnable, definitely.
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Post by Ieuan Belshaw » Fri Oct 28, 2011 10:22 am

Looks about 0.45-0.5?

Was on 0.62 yesterday, made a good day out.
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Post by benpilkington » Fri Oct 28, 2011 12:18 pm

Love this vid. Regardless of music and name (neither of which I had a problem with) its great to see efforts like this from UK boaters in the UK just going out on their own steam and put something out there for the paddling community in the UK and beyond to check out. Good effort gents, keep 'em coming!

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Post by guy789 » Mon Oct 31, 2011 1:48 pm

i don't know exactly what level it was on as we didn't look before because we didn't go out to do this river and only did it was because the tawe had no water in it even though the ea site said it had. But i think iauan is right that it was somewhere between 0.45 - 0.5 any lower and the drops really become not nice bit of a scrape.

cheers for all the comments

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