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by stingman
Wed Jan 07, 2009 12:10 am
Forum: Club and General Issues
Topic: How about an introduction?
Replies: 24
Views: 12461

Re: How about an introduction?

My film/video/tv/tape/audio, basicly everything to do with this sort of stuff started when I was seven years old. My grandad gave me a tape recorder, and i used to audiotape EVERYTHING! But i mostly liked to tape the radio and tv theme tunes! As i got older the first betamax recorders came on sale a...
by stingman
Tue Jan 06, 2009 11:55 pm
Forum: Equipment and Technical Issues
Topic: Canon HV30
Replies: 19
Views: 6648

Re: Canon HV30

I once found that if my camera was set to record when I switched on the camera AFTER plugging in the firewire, my computer would shut down. It doesn`t now but we do get oddities now and again!

be good and I hope you sort it out....

Stingman
by stingman
Fri Dec 19, 2008 8:03 pm
Forum: Film Comments - a moderated forum
Topic: Best movie tips
Replies: 18
Views: 13974

ALWAYS pack everything the night before and plan your filming day. ALWAYS remember to pack a tape!

Be good.....

Stingman
by stingman
Thu Dec 18, 2008 8:24 pm
Forum: Equipment and Technical Issues
Topic: SH SONY FX1 - What`s it Worth?
Replies: 31
Views: 11436

Remember when it upscales, Thats what it is doing. It isn`t adding definition. You add extra detail to SD and make it look like HD! As you proberly know! But it`s all still good!

Be good....

stingman
by stingman
Wed Dec 17, 2008 2:37 pm
Forum: Club and General Issues
Topic: NO FVM ... ???
Replies: 15
Views: 5986

This thread seems to be a regular monthly post for some! But it`s good to have a direct contact with things.

Be good.....

Stingman
by stingman
Wed Dec 17, 2008 2:35 pm
Forum: Equipment and Technical Issues
Topic: SH SONY FX1 - What`s it Worth?
Replies: 31
Views: 11436

Thankyou Billy. Good thinking. Thanks Tom, I don`t have that FMV issue but i`ve managed to get it emailed to me! Were see what happens. If I can get the money sorted (You should all know me by now, pigs flying and hell freezing over come to mind!) and then the wife if I have to borrow. So all should...
by stingman
Tue Dec 16, 2008 6:44 pm
Forum: Equipment and Technical Issues
Topic: SH SONY FX1 - What`s it Worth?
Replies: 31
Views: 11436

Cool. I`m looking forward to it. Let`s hope the money side of it works out.
Cheers everyone...

Be good........

Stingman
by stingman
Tue Dec 16, 2008 10:20 am
Forum: Equipment and Technical Issues
Topic: SH SONY FX1 - What`s it Worth?
Replies: 31
Views: 11436

Thank you guys for your input. It certainly has helped and `has gone my way!`. I will of course check the camera especally for those dodgie pixels that even `Match of the Day has!` I have emailed them about it. It`s been like that ALL season! Well used the camera is, but looked after and i`ve used i...
by stingman
Mon Dec 15, 2008 12:05 pm
Forum: Film Comments - a moderated forum
Topic: Spinning Head.
Replies: 5
Views: 3407

Ah..... Dave. THAT IS a good idea. I may just to that! I`ve got the green card, I`ve got something to spin it with. I may just have to do that. Great thinking brains, and all that! Cheers, i`ll let you all know how I get on. Sometimes there is always a basic way to do stuff. Now all I`ll have to do ...
by stingman
Mon Dec 15, 2008 12:01 pm
Forum: Equipment and Technical Issues
Topic: SH SONY FX1 - What`s it Worth?
Replies: 31
Views: 11436

SH SONY FX1 - What`s it Worth?

Dear all film makers, My mate (At last!) is thinking of selling one of his Sony fx1`s! It will be in febuary (he thinks). It is well used and will proberly come with a long life battery. He will want about £800 for it! This is my DREAM camera, so i`m a bit bias towards it. I do want it! Is £800 a fa...
by stingman
Mon Dec 15, 2008 10:25 am
Forum: Film Comments - a moderated forum
Topic: Spinning Head.
Replies: 5
Views: 3407

Cheers guys. Some good ideas but I have tried both. While using the `Rotate`, instead of getting it to rotate in the same place, it still rotates off axis! Isn`t it a pain when you know it SHOULD work one way, but it doesn`t! I`ll try again this afternoon. I like the washing in front of face idea! I...
by stingman
Sat Dec 13, 2008 11:38 am
Forum: Film Comments - a moderated forum
Topic: Spinning Head.
Replies: 5
Views: 3407

Spinning Head.

Hello Guys, Another request for help. I can do it but I`m pulling my hair out! The Interviewer (Previous Thread) was done by my mate who works for himself as a Washing Machine engineer. I`m going to add a Spoof `Sponsored By` bit at the beginning (he doesn`t know this!) Spoof on him as well (it`s gr...
by stingman
Sat Dec 13, 2008 11:32 am
Forum: Film Comments - a moderated forum
Topic: Sound effects.
Replies: 3
Views: 3089

Cool Guys! You do spoil me :D :) ! I`ll take a look next week. I`m gradually getting all the sound effects and corny intro`s with a `Parky` Theme Tune to start with. I`m gradually adding sound effects to my library of sounds. There will be cheering, clapping, Boo`s etc. I may even add audience shots...
by stingman
Fri Dec 12, 2008 1:28 pm
Forum: Film Comments - a moderated forum
Topic: Sound effects.
Replies: 3
Views: 3089

Sound effects.

Dear all, I`ve just finished a spoof interview. i`m going to mix up the answers to the questions to make it funny. I got hold of a good theme tune for this interview. I am now looking for free sound effects on the internet to download. For example, clapping, cheering, boos and anything else funny an...
by stingman
Fri Dec 12, 2008 11:50 am
Forum: Competitions, Festivals and The Art of Film
Topic: Stock Footage
Replies: 10
Views: 4746

For my next film i`ll get the BBC to do it for me :lol:
Be good.......

Stingman