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Offline Daniel Faulkner

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solo vid heavy editing
« on: May 10, 2006, 11:22:02 AM »
So here it is The Spirit of Parkour. Tell me what you think. Constructive Critisim welcome.

http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-3028912596348496168
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Re: solo vid heavy editing
« Reply #1 on: May 10, 2006, 11:50:02 AM »
its okay the music was something that wasnt nice to listen to and didnt seem to fit with the fid in my opinion but good job
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Re: solo vid heavy editing
« Reply #2 on: May 10, 2006, 12:13:48 PM »
well i had to give a plug to my band.  most people dont like my kind of music
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Re: solo vid heavy editing
« Reply #3 on: May 10, 2006, 02:21:06 PM »
Can't say I enjoy the music too much, either, but at least it's rock-oriented.  To omuch techno stuff around here (not that I don't listen to a bit of techno, either).  I really want to see like... Opeth, Bloodbath or Symphony X to a PK video sometime.  I tend to listen to more death metal/progressive stuff (and jazz, but we won't get into that).  Can I make a suggestion?  During the chorus part where there's the lead guitar hitting that shrill stuff...  Instead of something so repetitive or so straight-ahead, it might be better to either (fi you want to keep it simple), throw out higher-register tritones to a syncopated beat instead of a straight-ahead rhythm like you were playing or to do a scalar run in the higher register... Either Phrygian Dominant, Locrian, or Whole-half Diminished should work pretty well.  This will cause a lot of tension and make the piece, as a whole, more tense.
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Re: solo vid heavy editing
« Reply #4 on: May 10, 2006, 09:22:55 PM »
Hardcore + Parkour...... you made it fit.  I am making a video with a true punk band that is still underground right now.  Good Video nice bail at that end.  8)
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Re: solo vid heavy editing
« Reply #5 on: May 11, 2006, 07:22:28 AM »
The music kinda sounded repeatitive, because I had to cut a verse and bridge out to make it fit to the video. That song is already recorded on an album.  I just remixed it down so I could apply it to my vid. 

But what I really want to discuss is the Editing and the Parkour in the video.  What did you guys think of that.
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Re: solo vid heavy editing
« Reply #6 on: May 11, 2006, 10:55:57 PM »
I really liked the faded following effect. Showing the variation in moves over the same path was a great idea. How did you make that effect work? Overlaying and dropping the opacity?

It was very cool, i liked it.
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Re: solo vid heavy editing
« Reply #7 on: May 12, 2006, 07:04:07 AM »
as for the parkour, I would say work on your over all speed and practice the climbups on your arm jumps. rolls seemed ok but we all should work on those constantly. but other than your overall speed in running and the techniques and the clinbups it was pretty good just not that interesting to watch.

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Re: solo vid heavy editing
« Reply #8 on: May 12, 2006, 07:47:56 AM »
yea i overlayed and dropped the opacity, but you have to have a static shot.
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Re: solo vid heavy editing
« Reply #9 on: May 12, 2006, 09:10:14 AM »
I liked the concept of the video a lot I watched it yesterday on Google before I came here.  The concept was cool I wasn't a fan of the music but the video was pretty good in my opinion.

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Re: solo vid heavy editing
« Reply #10 on: May 12, 2006, 10:29:49 AM »
I really enjoyed it. I saw it as a sort of "study of efficiency" - you vs. "shirtless you", where shirtless you seems to usually take the faster path. It would be cool to use that overlay technique to compare yourself over weeks or months.
Typo at the end, you called yourself "traceur". :)
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Re: solo vid heavy editing
« Reply #11 on: May 12, 2006, 10:41:16 AM »
Yeah that would be a good idea to show your progression over months.  You would need a static shot of a very PK friendly area that could show different techniques.  Oh and thanks for pointing that out.  I will fix it on my original but as for the uploaded version it will probably stay the same.
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Re: solo vid heavy editing
« Reply #12 on: May 20, 2006, 02:55:21 PM »
Nice moves, some of your runs looked pretty smooth. How did that last bail at the end work out for you?
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Re: solo vid heavy editing
« Reply #13 on: May 20, 2006, 03:05:19 PM »
hahahahahahahahahahahahahaha << at the awesome bails ;D


i really liked the music (i'm into that kind of music) and your parkour was really good! well made video!!! i give it two thumbs up (which is a better rating than what the "da vinci code" got)
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Re: solo vid heavy editing
« Reply #14 on: May 21, 2006, 11:24:12 PM »
yea I mean come on...if the only real cratique is your music...you got bank on this video Daniel.
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Re: solo vid heavy editing
« Reply #15 on: May 22, 2006, 10:28:43 AM »
yeah well thanks. but I'm always looking to improve my parkour.  Now my main training is muscle ups.  I want them to be smooth as butter.  I still quite havent conceptualized that method of running that was brought up a few weeks ago. I wish there was someone to show me.
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Re: solo vid heavy editing
« Reply #16 on: June 09, 2006, 11:48:46 AM »
Here's my opinion, even though it doesnt really count cuz I know nothing because I've never even practiced one yet, but here goes:

For one thing, it didnt seem to flow at all.  You were giving your vaults little half-assed bursts of speed (if at all) when you came close to the pole/rail/w/e.  To me, all the vaults looked like lazy vaults except maybe a few kongs.  I'm not trying to be mean or anything, just giving a little criticism.  Ummm, work on your speed a little bit.  And work on your vaults.  You're cats were pretty good. 
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Re: solo vid heavy editing
« Reply #17 on: June 09, 2006, 11:53:55 AM »
There was only one lazy vault in the whole video.  the rest were kongs, reverses, barrels, and regular two handers.  As for my running I have already improved that.  I know now that I should have more speed throughout all of my movements rather than just before a move.
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Re: solo vid heavy editing
« Reply #18 on: June 09, 2006, 11:57:14 AM »
Good man.  I mean, they may have been kongs and reverses and such, but they looked like lazies :D.  Some of them did at least.  Lookin forward to a new vid dude.
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Re: solo vid heavy editing
« Reply #19 on: June 09, 2006, 12:09:38 PM »
I liked this video a bunch. a lot of the places looked like they'd be really fun to pk. That was a really nice high cat leap in there too. Your beard made it even more fun to watch. Makes me wish I hadn't shaved mine.  Kudos.
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