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Kessler CineDrive Released

by on August 23, 2012

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Kessler CineDrive

Kessler has announced pre-sale dates for its new CineDrive motion control system.  CineDrive features multi-axis control over camera movements and allows you to fully configure key frames, bezier curves and precision positioning for your time lapses, stop-motion or live action shoots.

The basic kit will be less than $6000 and will include a Kessler CineDrive Brain, two motor bricks plus hardware to configure as a pan/tilt head and a slider motor.  An iOS app for the CineDrive system is in the works for the release (or soon thereafter) and an Android app will be available in the future.

Pre-sale orders will begin at 1 PM ET on Wednesday, August 29. The sale will be limited to 25 orders at a first-come first-served basis to US customers only and with a one CineDrive system per customer limit. A second batch of CineDrive systems should be available in 1-3 months.

More details available on the Kessler CineDrive website.

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Epic Light Painting Animation

by on September 5, 2011

in Video

Check out the above video for some cool light painting from Freddie Wong.  A mix of strobes and some colored light streams produced some truly epic shots, which culminated in a fun short film.

They also made a behind the scenes video.  Check it out below. [click to continue…]

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Check out this cool little stop motion for Moleskine Mini Planners.

After you watch it, pause and think about how it was made – and then watch the behind-the-scenes video below. [click to continue…]

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In the above video, Ryan Hargrave put his Canon 7D to work in the above video by capturing Small JPEG files at the full burst speed, which he then stitched together in post to create this old 8mm camera effect.

Hargrave gives a good description of how he handled the media in post on his Vimeo page.

[Vimeo via PetaPixel]

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Samsung OK Go

The latest OK Go music video is a departure from the band’s seamless one shot videos, venturing into the time lapse toast realm. All images for the stop motion video were shot with the Samsung NX100.

Check it out below. [click to continue…]

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Check out this awesome stop motion and time lapse video of a guy walking across America.  It’s worth the two minutes.

You can see the route on Google Maps here. It is made up of over 2000 individual stills, and was shot with a 5D Mark II and 24-70mm lens over the course of 14 days.

The behind the scenes video is below (also worth the time). [click to continue…]

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