Mini Doc: American Luthier

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    • #46154
      Avatarpeckhammer
      Participant

      I just finished post production on a mini documentary about a Seattle luthier. We started shooting this on an XH-A1, but I happened to pickup a T2i part way through the shoot and that ended up being the main camera because it was so fun to use. That said, the AH-A1 is still a strong, flexible camera, despite being a little long in the tooth. Of course, shooting with two very different cameras requires a some dedicated work in post to make them as indistinguishable as possible.

      So here is the result: http://www.americanluthier.us

    • #190628
      Avatarpseudosafari
      Member

      great camera work, color, information. i enjoyed it a bunch.

    • #190629
      AvatarCharles
      Participant

      I loved it, the camera work, the passion that he has, it all comes through in the video. Keep shooting and don’t ever give up.

    • #190630
      Avatarraycap
      Participant

      Had me hooked from the start and watched to the end, maybe I was influenced as a guitar player but it held my interest to the end, you made this very watchable which is what it’s all about

      great stuff

      Ray

    • #190631
      Avatarbirdcat
      Participant

      I want more! Seriously, you had me spellbound and would have for an hour.

      Forget about anything technical (which was superb as well), you captivated me and when it was done I said “Wow” out loud.

      Outstanding!

    • #190632
      Avatarpeckhammer
      Participant

      Thank you for all the wonderful comments!

    • #190633
      AvatarCville
      Participant

      Wow. I couldn’t stop watching it. Technically excellent the subject was greatand the narration just grabbed you.

      Well Done.

    • #190634
      Avatarvid-e-o-man
      Participant

      David, I can only echo what others have said about your video. Very engaging video which drags you in and enchants you until the end and as Birdcat said ‘I want more!’ Fascinating closeups with movement which draws your eyes into the subject. This reminds me of the cartoons in the old days where the fragrance of the hot pie on the kitchen window magically levitates the character and draws him in. Great soundtrack which enhances the story and ties it into the sound we would expect from the instruments that are being built. Exceptional quality work. Keep shooting.

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