" ... Use a JVC HM100 camera to produce a single shot of not more than 20 seconds which represents ... "
Long story short the idea of hanging a camera from somewhere and using the space that it creates while moving around, came long time a go for a specific shot but I never practically tried to get it. So now that I had the opportunity to try it out I used the available equipment to get the shot.
After a couple of trial movement, which did not go as I expected, I recorded once . Here is that shot:
But unfortunately I could not get a clean and proper shot with the right feeling. The reasons : mainly because of the type of the camera, which seems is not suitable for this purpose specially the way that I used, and equipments as stands.
So I simplified the idea and tried to replace the movement with depth of field while still using the same angle and shot. Although the idea of swinging did not achieved this time but I ended up with something that made me happy at the end of the day. Time , position , angle and composition where the main concerns according to subject, also keeping it hand held helped to achieve a fraction of the feeling of swinging and levitation.
Rating: ( 0-5 )
shot 1 : +
shot 2 : +++