Tuesday, 15 February 2011

Camera Spin...

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So, still trying to come up with a suitably dramatic camera move for the penultimate shot of 'Innocence' - when the monster gets blown away - and this is it so far. The problem is... I doubt you could do that with any real-life camera equipment. So, trying to neaten it up - does anyone know what they would do with a real-life camera to get this kind of effect? If I know the theory, I might be able to make it look more real. If anyone knows of a live-action example, so much the better.

SG

2 comments:

  1. I think if you started a little slower, got up to that speed and then eased out again, it would look more natural. Imagine the camera is on a long crane with a heavy counterbalance. It'd take a lot of force to get to that speed, but once there it's going to have a lot of momentum for a while. Give it weight. Also, definitely a shot for motion blur, that'd really help the look. Matt (My Welcome Intruders) in my year is very film and camera savvy, want me to ask him for an opinion?

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  2. This isn't exactly what you've got there, nor is it actually real camera work, but it's the firs thign I thought of. Might be of some use? It has a real good feel to it.:

    http://www.markhaldane.com/hosted/video/sunpan.html

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