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Time stop

Posted: Sun, 14th Jun 2009, 2:12pm

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Poseidon1231

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Does anyone know how to do a time stop effect?
Posted: Sun, 14th Jun 2009, 3:31pm

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TemporalCoder

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yes smile

Here is my attempt, not quite as complex as what you see in heroes.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gD_vI_Rfkkg

I am happy to answer any further questions.
Posted: Sun, 14th Jun 2009, 5:03pm

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TheOutlawAmbulance

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It seems you don't have C-lab so I would just try to do what TemporalCoder did and splice the footage. Then put one movie layer over the other and mask it out. I would mask it out very carfully and don't try to catch it in the middle of a motion blur like his. No offense.So just cut the footage in half, put one half on top of the other half, and mask carefully.-Storm
Posted: Sun, 14th Jun 2009, 5:16pm

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TemporalCoder

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No offense taken, i agree.

I did that on my old sony handy cam and i was more interested in attempting the effect than the quality.

I have since re-done some time stops using my hv20 with a much higher shutter speed and better masking, but dodgy lighting is preventing me from public viewing.
Posted: Mon, 15th Jun 2009, 8:56am

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Simon K Jones

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Cool test, TemporalCoder!