Friday, March 12, 2010

Watch for Grandpa Elliot, He's the Best

Playing For Change: Song Around the World "Stand By Me" from Playing For Change on Vimeo. - From the award-winning documentary, "Playing For Change: Peace Through Music", comes the first of many "songs around the world" being released independently. Featured is a cover of the Ben E. King classic by musicians around the world adding their part to the song as it travelled the globe.

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The Playing For Change "Songs Around The World" CD/DVD is now available at your neighborhood Starbucks and everywhere music is sold.

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Another cool DSLR HD Video in Timelapse

Timescapes Timelapse: Mountain Light from Tom Lowe @ Timescapes on Vimeo.

I'm working on a big 9-minute follow-up to "Learning to Fly", but it won't be ready till next summer. Meantime, here are some shots from my trip in August to California's White Mountains and Yosemite, all shot on the Canon 5D2.

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(Music is Michael Stearns. My sincerest and most humble admiration to Ron Fricke and Mark Magidson.)

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Beautiful HD Videos made with DSLR (Phillip Bloom is Awesome!)

Skywalker Ranch from Philip Bloom on Vimeo.

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Filmed at Skywalker ranch on the Canon 5DmkII conformed to 24p and the Canon 7D shooting native 24p.

Timelapse done using stills. New Glidetrack shooter used for dolly moves. For rest of gear check out blog.

Thanks to Rick McCallum, Mike Blanchard and George Lucas.

Music is Venus by Gustav Holst

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This is the beginning, the beginning, the beginning of my blog (for those of you who remember Animaniacs)

So, for some reason, I want to share random things that I like.