Just Because

Sunday Afternoon Time Waster

Want to waste some time? Then just click on the center play arrow.

I had this itch to scratch, which was to learn more about iMovie while creating something pretty. The process included converting an animated gif to video, selecting the music, adding the audio, applying transitions, fade-ins, fade-outs, and many other experiments. Unfortunately, iMovie is limited in its editing features, and I had to upload to Vimeo in order to have a choice on the thumbnail/poster image and then download. I need to learn Adobe Premiere Pro ASAP.

Just Because

Sunday Afternoon Time Waster

Want to waste some time? Then just click on the center play arrow. Please note that the creepy sound effects are an additional bonus.

I hope you weren’t expecting something profound and beautifully designed. You see, I had this itch to scratch, which was to film this crazy gizmo. Never mind that I have never used my Canon Rebel T2i for video before. Instead I skipped that basic step of using the usual EF-S 18-55mm IS II lens and went straight for the fancy macro lens. But dadburnit! Nature and the neighborhood were not cooperating. With a lawn mower, air conditioning unit, and snorting bulldogs as background noise, the recorded sound was not what I had envisioned for my experiment. So what you’re hearing is a scrappy soundtrack found on Vimeo that I chose to replace the original audio.