Rochester Minnesota's annual ice party @DowntownRochesterMN’s #SocialIce was another success. We had two Afidus cameras running to capture the ice carving action by Trevor @metroice. The Think Bank sponsored Paul Bunyan sculpture took about four hours to carve and the cameras were capturing a frame every 5 seconds. We had to capture the Kraus Anderson tower crane and wait for the ending, the ice wall assembly is very cool. In the cold, rain and snow, both cameras ran for two
This was an experiment for the TLC team. Sunday night’s eclipse, had to be captured. Why not see what the new Afidus camera could do. We weren’t expecting greatness with 35mm lens, but the results are intriguing. After compiling the footage, there is a lot going in this clip, let’s break it down, read on friends!
Opening click, Marie’s full moon, then moonrise with the Afidus. Captured every 20 seconds, star mode, highest quality. Transition to the eclipse, shot with my Afid
We are very excited to share this video with you. Ever since we first started working with the new Afidus camera the zoom and macro capabilities have been jaw dropping. Never before has content like this been so easy to capture with a single camera. Sure you could use a DSLR and macro lens, but this represents a week of work, thousands of shutter actuations, DSLR rigs are expensive and shutters wear out. Other time lapse cameras require pricy and difficult to focus optional l