E90Post
 


E92-lighting
 
BMW 3-Series (E90 E92) Forum > BIMMERPOST Universal Forums > Off-Topic Discussions Board > Photography/Videography > Getting into cinematography: First short video of my E92



Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      12-22-2013, 09:24 PM   #1
Bretster
Captain
 
Bretster's Avatar
 
Drives: E92 M3
Join Date: May 2011
Location: New Jersey

Posts: 860
iTrader: (7)

Getting into cinematography: First short video of my E92

Hey guys,

If anyone knows much about cinematography, or not, would like to give me some feedback on this quick short film of my car that I put together tonight. I made a DIY slider and shoulder rig for $40 altogether using pvc and emt pipe, dusted off the dslr and made this in iMovie. Just got final cut pro and adobe final effect, so I'm learning on assembling them in iMovie then I'll move up to final cut when I'm ready. I've been wanting to get into filming cars for a while now and trying some cheap diy work now. Let me know what you guys think :thumbsup2:

__________________
2008 ///M3 | 6MT
Bretster is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      12-23-2013, 09:37 PM   #2
iBoost
Colonel
 
iBoost's Avatar
 
Drives: slow as f*ck
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: City of Sin

Posts: 2,999
iTrader: (12)

Pretty awesome for your 1st vid. I'm no pro but I'll throw in my 2cents. I personally dislike angled shots like the first two. When the music cut off and the start up audio started didn't flow, maybe if you would have just lowered the music audio about 50-75% then upped the exhaust volume. Oh yeah, I was also expecting a beasty rev out of the beast but it never happened lol. I've been wanting to pick up a little cheap slider for vids like these but have never pulled the trigger on one.
iBoost is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      01-05-2014, 01:53 PM   #3
MasterWang
Captain
 
Drives: 335i e92
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Lawrence, KS

Posts: 642
iTrader: (2)

You could also enhance the smoothness even more by using stabilizing effects within the editing program.
MasterWang is online now  
0
Reply With Quote
      01-07-2014, 02:27 PM   #4
Caspita
Turbo Guru
 
Drives: 2011.99 E92 ///M
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: So. Fla

Posts: 239
iTrader: (0)

Great song choice...what is it?

As for the video I would tell you to work on consistency. The white balance between some of the scenes varies pretty drastically. Also the slider shots need some working on, not so smooth, and some of the takes keep running after the sliding has stopped. Don't forget that the slider doesn't only have to work left to right or right to left, but can also be used to pull into a subject or pull out of a subject. I would tell you for your next attempt to try one during day time as that will gave you more light to play with and allow you to be a little more versatile and creative. Overall great attempt for your first try. I would also tell you to forget about final cut and consider adobe premier instead.
__________________
Caspita is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:34 PM.




e90post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST