Sunday, 26 July 2009

VIDEO FUN WITH MY NEW CAMERA


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I have been having such fun with my new camera. I took some video pictures but it has taken days to figure out how to load them onto blogger and which program my computer will use.

I have learnt lots such as not to turn the camera on it's side Hmm!

I have also learnt how to cut out the sideways bits! and also to cut so blogger can download.

I have needed to cut, to get rid of the motor bike noise on one section.

Such a steep learning curve now I will spend many happy hours improving my shots. Oh such fun!

Does my voice really sound like that how strange and how pronounced my northern accent is even though I moved south 40 years ago.

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19 comments:

  1. You know you have a habit when basic functions, such as getting in and out of your home, are hampered by the enormous and extremely happy hanging basket!

    Keep up the god work!

    Ryan

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  2. Hi Joanne

    I watched them all. Love your front garden.

    Did I see a Japenese Anemone in bloom?

    Rob

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  3. What great fun. Might have been easier to upload them to YouTube but I enjoyed them and a lovely garden.

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  4. I enjoyed the overview of your front garden that the movies give. They emphasize the lush plantings and the space. Your large driveway is practically hidden.

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  5. Fascinating Joanne. I must see if I can figure out how to inset videos. I've been meaning to do so for ages and now you've inspired me. Your videos were very good! Val

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  6. Thanks for your comments.
    Rob no I have tried and tried to get Japanese anenome to grow silly really but always dig up at the wrong time anyway I now have some in a pot from my Dad's garden and doing ok so next year I will allow it to join the thugs in the garden when it is stronger.
    Hermes I hadn't thought of U tube something else to master one day.
    Northern shade thanks.
    Valeri Hi yes fun but lots more for me to learn. I have just enjoyed your post starting with Trago. I always miss Falmouth when I see your blog so it is lovely to tour around with you.

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  7. Joanne, its been fun touring with you eversince you had your new camera.You are learning fast. I can feel the excitement just by following your posts. The videos are interesting too.

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  8. Oh what fun to see your garden! thanks for sharing the joy.

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  9. Hi Joanne
    Cool videos. I see Beth kept out of the picture!!
    I can not hear your northern accent!! which part of the north?? Don't know if I told you I am a Geordie, though you might have guessed that from my "name" on eurolyme!! so next time we meet please tell me I still sound like one

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  10. I loved your video and hearing your voice. What a great shot of the butterfly! Your garden is so pretty and full. I loved your comment about the bare soil and how it would be covered soon enough. That's exactly how I think :)

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  11. I enjoyed your videos Joanne!
    Thanks for sharing!

    Michelle

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  12. Joanne the video's are great and the garden beautiful. I love the sound of the church bells in the background, perfect !
    I have a large wild corner full of pink japanese anenomes that I can't seem to reduce. I did try digging them all up as they have got unruly, but they returned, and I'm glad as I like them again now. I will post a photo on my blog as they are flowering now.

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  13. That was fun! I loved the videos...but have no idea how to edit them...must learn how! gail

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  14. Thanks for your comments. Maureen I wondered if anyone would comment on the church bells. I did another video after this one but as I had to cut to get on blogger I decided the one with the church bells was the nicer.
    I am off to visit Dad for a couple of weeks and will not have access to a computer so I will miss all your lovely posts.
    The garden will be in safe hands because Mike will be at home to take care of things.

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  15. These videos were very charming, a great success I'd say. Your garden is beautiful and your love of your garden carries through your voice. One of the things that I liked most of all were the church bells in the background and the bit of bird song in the background.

    It all gave a most enjoyable visit with you in your garden.

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  16. Oh what fun! You've very steady hands, some people take videos which make the viewer sea-sick! And the 'silly things' are not at all silly; more funky!

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  17. Joanne,
    can't find an email contact for you. Have you seen this article today in the NY Times:

    http://roomfordebate.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/07/29/are-deer-the-culprit-in-lyme-disease/

    Phillip

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  18. That's wonderful... Love to see those video pictures... You have nice camera... Plants are looking beautiful!!

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  19. What fun! You are ahead of me in the learning curve. I've had my camera since December, and just a few weeks ago, figured out how to make a video. I still haven't figured out how to put it on my blog, though. I think I started to try to figure it out, then forgot about it. I'll have to try again.

    I enjoyed strolling around your yard with you. Thanks for the tour!

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