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BCN Circular (revisited)

In May I posted a couple of videos comprising of my 10 hour cruise in a day from Cuckoo Wharf to the Engine Branch Canal going via Tame Valley, Walsall, Wednesbury Old, and Main Line canals. Whilst my old set up using a Ricoh R6 digital camera meant the videos translated as 1 hour cruise equals 1 minute timelapse video, the Canon camera didn’t have the 5 second intervalometer limit as it was implemented by an add-on script. The settings I used meant a 1 hour cruise became 100 seconds of video, so the day was split to comply with Youtube’s 10 minute maximum duration. Whilst the videos looked smoother I was aware that some of the long straight sections of the TVC can be less interesting, so I have had another go, but rather than removing elements (I like the “whole cruise” element) I played with time warping taking parts up to 300% faster. I also had another change in the maps by orientating it around the current location to keep the direction headed to the top, so more SatNav like. The result is a single video for the whole 10 hours. Have a look …

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yC3Trt-f1Hs[/youtube]

2 Responses to “BCN Circular (revisited)”

  1. roger stocker Says:

    What type of bracket did you use to attach the camera to the boat? I guess it needs to be placed so you can see the display screen (to make sure you are shooting at the right angle). I suppose it makes sense to turn the screen off to conserve power.

    Out of Rugby for a week next Saturday (UKboats hire) so hope to give this a go.

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