Finally finished all the cabling

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  1. AntinOz

    AntinOz New Elf

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    Having a late start for my first year hasn't helped much. At least everything is up and running now, mostly just running a random sequence as I slowly put "rudolph the red nosed reindeer" together for my son in the evenings.
    http://youtu.be/WjRCUJrdPy4

    Shot with my D90, not really happy so any hints on shooting lights much appreciated.
     
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    AAH I love blinky lights :) Community Project Designer

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    The camera looks like it's handling the lights and actually getting a pretty good representation of the colours. I'm kinda guessing that you are looking west as the mega bright sky is taking a lot of the dramatic effect of the lights that you get once it is fully dark. Once it is dark that is when cameras can either do a good job or fail miserably.
     
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    Well your off to a good start :)
     
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    I did some shooting in the dark last night, and had real focus issues. I think maybe manual focus
     
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    AAH I love blinky lights :) Community Project Designer

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    Yeah. I found that my camera hunted the focus really badly with the light flashing. A tripod helped too especially for taking stills.
     
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    You have to use manual focus
     
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    I thought I had already posted this. Sorry for the poor sound quality. Not quite up to the standard of some of the new displays this year, but I was happy for a first attempt and have lots of big ideas for next year (mostly focussed around intelligent RGB and a small tree).


    http://youtu.be/4nWyw_NcQ8Y
     

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