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Train Compilation

Discussion in 'Photos and Video' started by shartlza, May 12, 2014.

  1. shartlza

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    Here is a compilation I put together of some trains around my area. I edited it with the GoPro Cineform software. Please let me know your thought. I am learning, so I can handle constructive criticism. ;)

    http://youtu.be/LhVyA_K5BXc
     
  2. Great Pumpkin

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    Terrific compilation of train videos, Shartiza!

    Here is one I took on 29 April in the Mojave Desert of the transit of Union Pacific's "Big Boy" #4014 locomotive from its 55 year resting place in Pomona, CA, to the restoration shops in Cheyenne, WY. The I used my stock P2V - no gimbel, no GoPro - from a height of about 200' in a very gusty 25 mph wind. I had only one chance to catch this train. It won't be back for 4 more years - if then - but then it may be steaming under its own power.

    http://youtu.be/pD3twcgUzQE
     
  3. doug86

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    I think this could be a really cool subject for you. It would be even more fun to watch if you also added some other perspectives to the video. Why not set up a tripod with GoPro down close to the ground near the tracks and get some shots of the trains passing close? You could even (gulp) set a GoPro up on the tracks and use some of that footage. Then edit all that together with the aerial stuff.


    Great little video!
     
  4. shartlza

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    I was actually thinking of doing this, but using a Canon DSLR. Maybe next time. Most of the shots are from behind my townhome complex. I usually fly after I get off work and I always get a train in my videos, so I thought I would have some fun with some videos.

    Thanks for liking the vid!!