Filmed on Location? Obviously.

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Twixtor is an excellent tool for getting RED EPiC style super slowmo out of a regular 60frames per second shot. (Assuming it is crisp enough, it uses magic to draw in frames between the frames... I assume it must be magic)

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amazing

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I didn't actually have much to do with that video!
Amazing
Thanks, I'm sure Henry will be "Stoked" to hear of your comment. As Tom said, Twixtor is a piece of software which allows you to play videos in slow-mo.
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Just to satisfy my curiosity,

Hands up, if you have posted in this thread and are either;
A. Over 35
B. Dress like your Dad.

Cheers

G

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While we were in Canada my dad asked why the young gentlemen greeted each other with a "punch". We explained fist bumping to him*, and he loved it.


* I think it comes from not being able to shake hands while wearing mittens/holding a knife/honking on the crack pipe.

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A. Over 35
B. Dress like your Dad.
A. Yes.
B. No, he's 82 so...

However I do still use the word "cool", and I'm quite proud of that given that many are too embarrassed to do so.

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Gareth dj wrote:Just to satisfy my curiosity,

Hands up, if you have posted in this thread and are either;
A. Over 35
B. Dress like your Dad.

Cheers

G
A. Yes (it's about bringing the comedy back)
B. No (there's a point where it's no longer comedy!)

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I know at least 4 of us aren't over 35 (that doesn't include me)...

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View and weep boys, smile and wave...

http://uk.eurosport.yahoo.com/blogs/wor ... 06057.html

sorry mark :-)

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robertm wrote:View and weep boys, smile and wave...

http://uk.eurosport.yahoo.com/blogs/wor ... 06057.html

sorry mark :-)
I like the fact that they had a herd of cows as audience :P

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Gareth dj wrote:Just to satisfy my curiosity,

Hands up, if you have posted in this thread and are either;
A. Over 35
B. Dress like your Dad.

Cheers

G
A: Yes
B: Only once when I was around 6!
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Not bad! From what i can find the guys who shot that won the camera! $30k of camera in a compo. Better than a kick in the teeth!

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Just found this paddling vid...



It may be a bit old now & I don't know who the paddlers are but you have to love the spirit of the thing.
Seems to sum up what it's all about, far better than many of the current films. Just having fun with your friends on the river.

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Gareth dj wrote:Just to satisfy my curiosity,

Hands up, if you have posted in this thread and are either;
A. Over 35
B. Dress like your Dad.

Cheers

G
A. No
B. He's like a neater version of me, all neatly pressed but worn out shorts and free t-shirts... I think my mother wishes he'd dress more like an old man when out in public.
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Gareth dj wrote:Hands up, if you have posted in this thread and are either;
A. Over 35
B. Dress like your Dad.
What is the point of that?
Are you in some way able to see me out of my monitor even though I don't have a webcam?
No, you can't, you're just being silly.

Which grumpy old man rant proves that A is true.

With respect to B - feck off, he dresses like me, well sometimes.

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TheKrikkitWars wrote:
Gareth dj wrote:Just to satisfy my curiosity,

Hands up, if you have posted in this thread and are either;
A. Over 35
B. Dress like your Dad.

Cheers

G
A. No
B. He's like a neater version of me, all neatly pressed but worn out shorts and free t-shirts... I think my mother wishes he'd dress more like an old man when out in public.

From what I remember his facial furtiture is vastly more volumous.

As for me.

Nope, but I do like the Archers.
B - No, though I do have a penchant for wax jackets.

As a point of note I was rocking out to the Glitch Mob in the shower this morning, before enjoying some 3LAU on the way to work.

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Robbie C wrote:

Just found this paddling vid...

... re=related

It may be a bit old now & I don't know who the paddlers are but you have to love the spirit of the thing.
Seems to sum up what it's all about, far better than many of the current films. Just having fun with your friends on the river.
I couldn't agree more, if your not having fun and enjoying yourself your not going to do it again so whats the point.

Five of us recently went the the G17 APW in Devon and had a fantastic weekend. We all agreed that it was the quality of the people we paddled with that weekend and the fact that we were all able to laugh at each other and take the piss endlessly without anyone taking offence due to the thick skin we all wore and the that when it came to safety, if someone got into difficulty or took a swim on a grade 4 or 5 section of white water they had full confidence in the ability of the rest of the group to do what was necessary.

Be serious when you need to be and enjoy it and have fun whenever you can.
TheKrikkitWars wrote:

A. No
B. He's like a neater version of me, all neatly pressed but worn out shorts and free t-shirts... I think my mother wishes he'd dress more like an old man when out in public.
I'll have you know son that I am a picture of 'sartorial elegance' with a much admired dress sence, even if your mother does not think so.

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As for mark's suggestion of banning 80's power ballads in paddling videos - that in itself should be punishable by death! I'm sure Kenny Loggins makes every bad paddling video better.... The only thing I don't get about paddling videos is the repeated 'brown' thing - what's with holding your hand out as if you are holding a pile of squidgy brown poo all about?

The one thing that paddling film 'directors' should introduce is proper takes and retakes. If someone's just spent an hour abbing in to a wet rocky crevasse to set up their expensive DSLR video camera and other gubbins in the freezing cold and wet to get that perfect shot of a descent of some uber gnarl, just to see the paddler miss their line - they should be made to paddle it again!! :-D

Reminds me of a mate who paddled the Nedd Fechan without portage a few years ago. Got to the bottom of the second unrunnable miraculously without injury to find out his girlfriend hadn't managed to press record.... Take 2 anyone?
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Things that should be removed from paddling videos:

1. Screamy emo music.
2. Headcam footage with water on.
3. Re-using of the same shot later in the video.
4. Re-running of the same drop unless its from a different angle, its an absolutely epic drop or the next paddler crashes on it.
5. Anything under class four.
6. No talking rubbish about "pushing the limits" "being explorers" or how "paddling is love".
7. Paddlers going backwards up drops etc and other rubbish.
8. Photos

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5. Anything under class four.
Just for that I'm going to make a grade 2 front surfing video to the soundtrack of Making Your Mind Up by Bucks Fizz. ;-)

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Mark R wrote:When I'm Prime Minister, all of these paddling-film-related things will be punishable by death;

*Calling yourself any of the following: team/ squad/ elite/ massive/ etc etc.
Add "Crew" to that and you've got my vote! Makes my stabbing hand itch...

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Nick_ wrote:Reminds me of a mate who paddled the Nedd Fechan without portage a few years ago. Got to the bottom of the second unrunnable miraculously without injury to find out his girlfriend hadn't managed to press record.... Take 2 anyone?
Um, there's only one "recommended unrunnable" unless you count the cave that the whole river disappears into further upstream...

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"Wondre's Wonder" - the first waterfall on the N F is (in WR1) is a reccomended portage. Probably.

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It may be a recommended portage, but is far from unrunnable. Fred's rag doll impression on Waterfall Kayak doesn't inspire though...

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The Portage King wrote:
Mark R wrote:When I'm Prime Minister, all of these paddling-film-related things will be punishable by death;

*Calling yourself any of the following: team/ squad/ elite/ massive/ etc etc.
Add "Crew" to that and you've got my vote! Makes my stabbing hand itch...
Add matching custom helmets.

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jmmoxon wrote:[Um, there's only one "recommended unrunnable" unless you count the cave that the whole river disappears into further upstream.
Um, if you are going to pick at hairs there are clearly no unrunnables on the guidebook section.
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That's why I described the 2nd drop as a "recommended unrunnable" very few people have even attempted it, lots of paddlers have run Wondre's Wonder (the 1st drop), some have been injured, if you watch Sean Baker's video you'll see that Fred actually hit rock before the nose of the boat reached the water! So I would still recommend it as a portage for most (which isn't the same thing as being unrunnable)...

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Joe L wrote:5. Anything under class four.
Can't agree. This is one of my favourite kayaking videos from last year.

It scores highly for multiple reasons:
  • No headcam footage
    No footage of the drive in
    Lots of things going wrong
    No macho BS (at least as far as I can tell)
    Restrained music
    But mainly you can see they are having fun
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Erugh there is so much worng with new films.

mach o ness,
Super slomo on every drop
Boring sections speededupto look cool just cut themout.
The spder hand thing air punches, do these people think they look cool or do they know they look like pratts.
Stupid hats.

as mentioned in past posts none of that in oldschool vids such as fluid dynamics, andother scotich classics i forget the name of.

DanH i love watching your videos with terrible jokes about parats.

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I would do it my self but imeven more technologicaly inept than i am at kayaking

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davebrads wrote:
Joe L wrote:5. Anything under class four.
Can't agree. This is one of my favourite kayaking videos from last year.

It scores highly for multiple reasons:
  • No headcam footage
    No footage of the drive in
    Lots of things going wrong
    No macho BS (at least as far as I can tell)
    Restrained music
    But mainly you can see they are having fun
Sadly, these boys now (a) have committed a gross sin and purchased a headcam; (b) are getting better:
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