Monday, March 06, 2006

Skaterpede by: Unknown

So I found this clip online I do not know who made this but I thought it was really good, I guess inspired on those photo sequences spreads in skate magazines, but taken to video. "A meditation on the shapes and movements of skateboarding".
Music by Coldcut.

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Anonymous jean poole said...

hello from melbourne, oz, have been enjoying your posts, since i stumbled across your site and subscribed recently...
but as a video-head and skater - this was a great clip to discover... nice use of trail effects... the credits at end showed this site, and they've got a few more, but less exciting clips here - including a nice stitched together video panorama though....

5:15 AM  
Blogger Miguex said...

Indeed, I liked this video a lot as well, I have seen many skate videos before but this one approaches the sport from a different angle.

5:34 PM  
Anonymous Richard said...

Hi, this trail effect looks good and is easy to do. I stumbled across it buy mistake.
-Simply put lock of your camera shot

-Copy/paste many multiple layers in after effects

-Offset each one, by a frame or whatever

-Change the sceen mode to add or multiply and vola!

7:19 PM  
Anonymous Don Whitaker said...

Hello. Thanks for the positive comments, folks. Skaterpede is one of my videos that I created for my site, Wall of Gray.

Richard, You got my technique almost exactly right - except I used the 'Echo' effect in After Effects which automatically creates many layered copies of an image. I also rendered it several times with slightly different settings to get a better range of colors and to make the trails seem more solid.

12:27 AM  

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