I’ve just moved to New Zealand, and my first 30 days and 30 nights here made a powerful impression on me. I’ve never done anything quite like this before, so I thought I would share what I felt with you.
(Suggestion: Watch this 4K video Full Screen and with Good Speakers or earphones!)
I also have a full free How-To video (coming soon to be posted on http://www.StuckInCustoms.com ) that shows how I did everything, in case you are curious and would like to try something like this yourself.
The music is from my friend… one of the few people on earth that makes my heart beat a little faster than normal… Hans Zimmer. Just go ahead and buy all of Hans Zimmer’s work… let it be the soundtrack of your life. 🙂
Over 300 hours of work went into the film’s creation. The Full How-To Video is coming soon, but I did everything myself… the shooting, the post-processing, the editing and sync, etc etc… I used a violent mixture of many tools: Photomatix Pro ( http://www.stuckincustoms.com/photomatix-review/ ), Magic Bullet Looks ( http://www.stuckincustoms.com/magic-bullet-looks-review/ ) , Topaz Adjust ( http://www.stuckincustoms.com/topaz-adjust-review/ ), Nik Software, Adobe Lightroom, Adobe Photoshop, LRTimelapse, Twixtor Pro, Final Cut X. Also thank you for logistical help to my assistant Abraham Stephenson.
I shot and edited the entire piece myself here in Queenstown, New Zealand. All of the shots are from this little fertile crescent. I get many questions about that interior shot, and that is from the Commonage Villas ( http://www.commonagevillas.com/ ). I stayed there for about a month while house-shopping, and I think it has some of the best views in Queenstown! Besides that location, every shot was less than a fifteen minute drive from my home.
What hardware tools did I use? With the exception of the Syrp Genie, I list out my hardware tools that I use on the site at http://www.stuckincustoms.com/stuff-you-need/ .