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Old 01-17-2013, 05:08 PM   #11 (permalink)
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POV really shines with tree-riding. Then you WANT to see what's coming, not necessarily what the rider's doing.
Fair enough! Yeah my GF said she likes watching it to see what lines I take through the trees.

Ever since we've had the thread here about letting loose and carving more in the steep and deep, I've been consciously trying to carry more speed instead of pick and choose my way through. That resulted in some of the falls seen in this vid!

Oh and I was riding my old board, I blame it squarely on the board.

Can't wait for a new snow dump so I can get a better video of that wide open chute on the back of the platter. It was chunky back there but it's my favourite run when it's fresh...
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My GF (in the red jacket) loves seeing her videos over the last few years to see how far she's come. She tore her MCL that day and the carving at the end of the day was with the pain, still she was trying really hard on her heelside!

I'm not sure about the douche that had an accident with her and tried to mate though!
Wait what? Damn that sucks. How long of a recovery?
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Wait what? Damn that sucks. How long of a recovery?
Yeah she had a wipeout off camera. The one on camera she just bonked her head a bit. Off camera I guess she said she was carving and dug in a little too hard, she ended up twisting her knee and the doc in Banff said it was a grade 1 MCL tear. 3-4 weeks he said, although everything on the internet about a grade 1 suggests 3 days to 3 weeks or so.

She's been getting better and better at work so I think with some light physio at home she'll be ready for Whistler in a week and a half!

She boarded the rest of the day with it, so it can't be too bad...
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wow, that palce looks as awesome as i've pictured it. always wanted to go there. thanks for posting the vid and sorry to hear about your gf's injury.
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wow, that palce looks as awesome as i've pictured it. always wanted to go there. thanks for posting the vid and sorry to hear about your gf's injury.
Thanks! Yeah she's getting better, hopefully good enough to board by next weekend. Lake Louise is awesome it's one of my favorites, there's a little bit of everything there!
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...Lake Louise is awesome it's one of my favorites, there's a little bit of everything there!
Awesome Beautiful you're lucky to have a place like that to ride!! (...I especially like your natural history lesson in the beginning! ...Rock, ...tree, ...snow!!!)
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Awesome Beautiful you're lucky to have a place like that to ride!! (...I especially like your natural history lesson in the beginning! ...Rock, ...tree, ...snow!!!)
Yeah I usually announce if I go over a rock to try to save the guys behind me, then I got friendly with the tree in the process! My GF and I moved 3500 km from home to be near mountains like this... It was worth the move but now I want to get even closer to them. (Lake Louise is 2 hrs from me, not bad for a day trip but it wouldn't hurt to be closer!)
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Try Sony Vegas, it will take some work to learn it, but if you get the render settings good, it's almost the same quality as the raw files. If you don't want to buy it I can help you out, just PM me.
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Try Sony Vegas, it will take some work to learn it, but if you get the render settings good, it's almost the same quality as the raw files. If you don't want to buy it I can help you out, just PM me.
Actually I just paid for the latest version of PowerDirector a couple days ago (after editing this vid). My issue isn't the post-production quality, it's once it's uploaded to youtube that it gets grainy (especially in the snow, it seems to want to turn them into large blocks of white).

I'm wondering if vimeo or google video has different compression for uploaded vids? Not likely for google since it's the owner of youtube, but vimeo seems to have good quality vids posted.

Also, wondering which format is best to upload to youtube, or if format even has an effect. I uploaded an M2TS file, but the website seems to suggest MP4. Although MPEG2 (M2TS) has less compression than MP4. Maybe it's better to compress into MP4 on my end, rather than allowing youtube to have their way with it?
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Actually I just paid for the latest version of PowerDirector a couple days ago (after editing this vid). My issue isn't the post-production quality, it's once it's uploaded to youtube that it gets grainy (especially in the snow, it seems to want to turn them into large blocks of white).

I'm wondering if vimeo or google video has different compression for uploaded vids? Not likely for google since it's the owner of youtube, but vimeo seems to have good quality vids posted.

Also, wondering which format is best to upload to youtube, or if format even has an effect. I uploaded an M2TS file, but the website seems to suggest MP4. Although MPEG2 (M2TS) has less compression than MP4. Maybe it's better to compress into MP4 on my end, rather than allowing youtube to have their way with it?
I bet a lot has to do with the M2TS format. You should try to use the following when finishing your video:

"Although YouTube accepts multiple formats including .MOV, .AVI, .WMV, and .FLV, the advanced specifications page recommends H.264/AAC in an MP4 container format."

You may have to do a little googling for your program specifically, but its a super standard option in Adobe Premiere.
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