Seal puppers wants to play with #360video camera

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Seal puppers wants to play with #360video camera

Post by ljjames » Tue Feb 06, 2018 3:30 pm

Vis was pretty milky but the footage is fun anyway :)

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Post by stphnmartin » Wed Feb 07, 2018 8:31 am

That was fun. Awesome interaction. I think this may be the pup that was sleeping on the shores of cove 3 a week or so ago. Assuming you were at alki. Thanks for sharing!
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Post by RoxnDox » Wed Feb 07, 2018 8:32 am

Oh my god, Laura,that was GREAT! Talk about your "sea puppies" (and the soundtrack is perfect for it) :) :) :)
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Post by ljjames » Wed Feb 07, 2018 9:19 pm



Please forgive the lack of perfect sync, the crazy milky vis, the lack of stabilization and the seal pup that wouldn't listen to directions with regards to swimming diagonally across stitch lines and snuggling with the camera.

Batteries died in 2 of the cameras just after the pup showed up hence the makeshift black areas so that I could at least show the unstitchable puppers ;) (this is what buggered up the perfect sync as well *sigh* because Autopano doesn't like footage that has been adulterated)

This video was a gear test, to show difference between unmodified focus (stock) Gopro hero 4 blacks and focus adjusted go pros for use in underwater array. I will have follow up forage with the exact same cameras shortly with the camera focus distance set for capturing the 'virtual image' that is projected approx.1.5 times from equator. the distance of the diameter of the dome port (in this case the dome ports are 3.4" and thickness is 0.125 so (4*RADIUS)-(4*THICKNESS) from equator. The stock Gopro focuses somewhere between 9-12 inches, which means that no matter how you slice it, the focus will be soft. I adjust the focus on the Gopro to ~6" for improved image capture.

Housing array is 6 Gopro array from VRPro the VR-YL6 with 6 stock Gopro Hero 4 Black's.
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Post by Tom Nic » Thu Feb 08, 2018 6:24 pm

Ridiculously cute....
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Post by Gdog » Thu Feb 08, 2018 7:36 pm

Very cool!

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Post by Waynne Fowler » Fri Feb 09, 2018 8:37 am

How fun... Super inquisitive Lil guy/gal... Make ya wanna cuddle up with it.
Thanks for sharing that.
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Post by BASSMAN » Fri Feb 09, 2018 10:09 am

ljjames wrote:Vis was pretty milky but the footage is fun anyway :)

Laura, you have a new friend!!!
Great interaction, thanks for sharing.

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