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  1. Maxx

    Vertical Videos

    Hello, As Instastories/InstagramTV and other apps with vertical endformats are skyrocketing with usage we also have to adapt somehow. Tandem-customers are sharing their videos online and most of their views will be done by a mobile device with a vertical screen. No one wants to turn their mobile anymore or wants to see videos which just fill 1/3 of the screen in the middle. Sure, you can just crop it, but then a lot of resolution and 2/3 of the picture gets lost. I filmed some skydives in vertical orientation and found out, that it works quite well for: Tandems, tracking jumps, small vertical (haha) groups like Headdown 2 or 3 ways and for sure anything with a handmounted cam (being it just a selfie perspective on any jump or even a tandem-hc) What is your opinion on that? Just an ugly trend which will go away or something we have to take serious? Having said that - did anyone see a gopro-case with a mount on the short side to mount it vertical? I use a small pivot angle to change it, but that's not the "clean" solution... Best, Max
  2. Thanks Ian for your Input, but that is the wrong book. I'm looking for "The Art of vRW". Best, Max
  3. Hello, I'm looking for a PDF of some pages from Pat Works Original Book. I found a complete PDF online, but it's now gone and stupid me didn't save it... I'm looking for the pages around this little screenshot. Attached. If someone could help me out, this would be much appreciated!
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    Settings A6000

    All you need is here:
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    good price on a canon lense

    I see the trend that more and more people sell their Canon stuff at the moment and go over to Sony or Nikon. Does anyone else notice it as well?
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    Protrack-randomly going off today

    Change the batteries.
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    The tunnel is located in Sion, in one of the most beautiful parts of switzerland. You can find everything here near. Skydiving in Bex (see for the calendar), BASE, Paragliding, Mountaineering, etc. The tunnel itself is the same technology as the tunnel in Bedford. It has enough power and it's quite in the observing area. The price is not that low, but it's switzerland after all.. Which means high prices, but also high quality. If you pass by, make sure you make a stop there!
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    New action cam model from Sony , AS100V

    Sounds cool, I want to see some raw footage of it and how the picture quality is better than a GoPro3+. GoPro's 1080p60 mode has about 30 Mbit/s bitrate. So if the X-AVCS compression isn't total crap this should outperform the GoPro easily
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    Wind Tunnel Berlin

    So I guess this rumor stays a rumor and nothing more
  10. or here:!
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    Looking for footage and
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    USPA Lizenz zur DFV Lizenz umschreiben

    An welche Adresse schreibst Du? Ich hatte bisher immer innerhalb von 48h eine Antwort.
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    Your dream video editing suite

    Depends on how many $$$ you want to spend.
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    D5 Mark II + Flash on Tonfly CC1

    Hey ReyNier, looks clean and nice. Have you tried doing videos in freefall with the markII?
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    Thanks SPOT!

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    Brrrr! Kalte Finger!

    Hm.. also ich hab' für den Winter solche noname Windstopper Handschuhe, sehr eng anliegend. Klar, bei Minus 20 Grad werden doch irgendwann die Finger kalt, aber man ist ja meistens schnell wieder unten. Andere schwören wiederum auf 2-Schichten Handschuhe, aber mir ist das Gefühl wichtiger als die paar Grad wärmer an den Fingern.
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    Quick explanation

    Ein Hund = Male Eine Katze = Female
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    Kappenchaos in LSD

    Hi Chris, Schlimme Beobachtungen, aber ehrlich gesagt habe ich das bei meinen 2 Boogies noch nie anders erlebt... Ist also nicht unbedingt ein Problem des Platzes ansich, sondern generell wenn die Pink mal auf Plätzen unterwegs ist, wo die Springer keinen proffesionellen Apsezbetrib gewont sind. Ein bischen intellegenz von Springern kann manchmal wunder wirken bei sowas.. Max
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    Sylt News 2008

    Hey Falko, fantastische News.. Juni/Juli wird bei mir nichts, aber im September auf jeden Fall! Und wie! Ich bringe extra mein Board mit.. Ich würde mal sagen Kampen Jump-In, die Buhne 16 ruft! Freue mich jetzt schon wie ein kleines Kind! Max
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    all this camera yabber..

    So, what's your question?
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    touching the sun

  22. I would also like to hear an answer to this subject as I am considering topmounting a still camera on my non-flat FF helmet. Can this be done safely?
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    große umrechnen