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my clone test

Posted: Mon, 26th Jun 2006, 10:11am

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jgtrox2

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This is my first movie ever tried with elab if it makes it in i will be supprised its an what i call a ok test for cloning sence its my first time

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Posted: Mon, 26th Jun 2006, 11:33am

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Andreas

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Yep, as the title sais, its a clone test alright.

You know, alot people do tests and can upload them to the cinema, but it dosen't mean you have to upload it.

Get what I'm trying to say?
Posted: Mon, 26th Jun 2006, 12:03pm

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Jazzmanian

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Yep. It worked. In the future, however, you may want to shoot it against a different backdrop so we can't see the camera reflected in the window. wink
Posted: Mon, 26th Jun 2006, 12:43pm

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Simon K Jones

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There was a noticeable split screen join break towards the end, presumably due to slight camera wobble as you walked past. That probably could have been disguised somewhat with a more feathered mask.
Posted: Mon, 26th Jun 2006, 1:01pm

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How the hell did you get 6 seconds of footage to be 28MB and at such dismal quality too! Did you just pad out the file with 27MB of junk?

Aside from your incomprehension of compression, Its worthy of commendation that you've done cloning with a program not designed for the task. Other than the camera shake at the end and the camera reflection in the glass, it would appear to be quite good.

The major draw back is that since EL has no keying system, the only composting you can do is of the type you've done here, namely screen-splitting, and is as such useless for most application. The other issue is purely "why bother?". Just get CompositeLab or another program designed to do precicely what you're doing, far better. Its akin to people who do lightsabers frame by frame in photoshop. You feel the need to commend them (after all it requires dedication and bloody-minded determination to do something complex in a program which wasn't designed for it)... but you also suspect they are morons.
Posted: Mon, 26th Jun 2006, 2:08pm

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jgtrox2

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i no its a bad clone test but i couldent find out how to lower the 28 mb... get this it was actulay 40 mb. its weird
Posted: Tue, 27th Jun 2006, 12:43am

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jgtrox2

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its actulay easey to do it unless you are doing direct contact or get infront of where i stood last time
Posted: Tue, 27th Jun 2006, 10:13am

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fleller

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Try to compress your movie into something smaller with better quality like an .mp4
Posted: Tue, 27th Jun 2006, 11:14am

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Venger

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Good lord. What method of compression did you use? The quality was awful.
Could you not do something a bit better? You don't have to interact with your clone, but he could do something.
Anyway i'm not going to get on your back too much as it was just a test.
Posted: Tue, 27th Jun 2006, 1:00pm

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toma41

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Stop having a go at the guy!
Posted: Tue, 27th Jun 2006, 6:56pm

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SteveW

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another point (just to be pickie) im pretty sure it says 'my cone test' on the picture lol. unless my eyesight is really screwed up
Posted: Tue, 27th Jun 2006, 8:15pm

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jgtrox2

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yes and you dident have to point that out i no it sead that and i went and edited the picture to but never put it up there
Posted: Tue, 27th Jun 2006, 9:59pm

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PaleRider

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I couldn't even get the video to play properly!!!

But I'm sure it's great!
Posted: Tue, 27th Jun 2006, 10:37pm

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jgtrox2

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if you want to see it

it will pop up when it is read
Posted: Mon, 3rd Jul 2006, 5:30pm

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Very nice first attempt. I like the detail of keeping the reflections accurate in the window. The lighting was also even so it looks like you and your clone are both there. The only flaw I noticed was that there seemed to be a slight jump at the end of it that gave away the split frame, but that's an easy fix fith a little editing. Nice work.