Far/Near music video


I wanted to make Far/Near an exercise in minimalism. The vocals were recorded by singing into the iPhone mic, then recording that sound from the iPhone’s tiny speaker. The music was done with a simple music app called SynthPond. So I wanted to make a simple video to reflect that. I used a Digital Hiranezumi to capture the video, then edited it in iMovie. It’s basically me singing in the rain with footage of my evening commute superimposed over it.

Digital Harinezumi

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4 responses to “Far/Near music video

  1. Peepholecircus Avatar

    very nice.

  2. […] chip. I got one of the first generation Zumi’s from Photojojo a year back. Though I thought shooting video in low light was fun, I didn’t really dig the still shots until I started processing them. All shots below were […]

  3. Norcalbarney Avatar

    Cool, Man!  How’d you get the overlays in the video?  Just really long transitions in iMovie?

  4. DocPop Avatar

    I can’t recall. It wasn’t just transitions. I know there was some system for
    dragging one clip on top of another clip. Once I had that working, I just
    lowered the opacity. I’m using iMovie ’09, version 8.0.6.

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