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Re: Luna launch video
Wow!! I would love to see the photography being part of this project.
After all, watching beautiful photos is a major thing we do offline (as wallpapers)
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From: Dane Henson
Sent: 11/16/2012 6:19 PM
To: Cassidy James
Subject: Re: [Elementary-dev-community] Luna launch video
I would like to be involved with this collaboration. My equipment:
I could take some stock footage of Dallas/Fort Worth or film my beautiful
wife using elementary on our laptop or desktop computer. I have experience
using Dmedia and novacut (though a toddler could use it) and I would love
to test the collaborative features.
I also have a Tascam portable digital audio recorder that I could use for
interviews, though I doubt anyone is close enough to Texas for it.
I realize that there are a lot of people way more qualified than me, but I
thought I would raise my hand. My experience is as a hobbyist doing family
videos. Here is the sum of my work:
On Nov 16, 2012 12:15 AM, "Cassidy James" <cassidy@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> We've been working on an outline of what we want for the launch video. I
> agree we should get that going soon. I'll work with the Council to get that
> finalized and published.
> I really like that first video, and think that's kind of the direction
> we're going. We've tried the all-white background and it's more difficult
> and less personal.
> Also, Novacut has mentioned working with us on the video! They said they
> can help us get a small instance (10 collaborators) set up, so we'll be
> looking at that.
> Cassidy James
> Sent from *elementary OS* <http://elementaryos.org/>.
> On Thu, Nov 15, 2012 at 10:52 PM, piggy classy <thisispiggy@xxxxxxxxx>wrote:
>> So have we decided how to make the luna launch video yet?
>> I suggest we do something similar to this:
>> It's a good compromise between people speaking and actual screenshots of
>> the OS.
>> I also think this is much much better than apple promotion videos with
>> people talking in front of white backgrounds. If you look at the
>> backgrounds in this video, you'll notice how they are all warm and colorful
>> and welcoming, not cold and formal like apple promotion videos.
>> This can be easily done. If someone has DSLR, then it's not a problem. If
>> we need one, the best option is to buy a factory demo micro four-thirds
>> camera like the E-PL1 that costs around $200. Then, buy a prime 50mm manual
>> focus fixed lens from Ebay for $50, and this blurred background can be
>> As for music, I suggest this:
>> Also, check out this commercial:
>> It's absolutely stunning. Obviously we won't be able to make something
>> like that, but it's a good inspiration.
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