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June 15, 2010
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HelloAmerica Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
DesignYourMind Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2010
@03:29I am speechless
AashirAzeem1 Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2010
@02:09Itss Just AwesUm...!!!
tsummer Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2010
Barthorck Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2010
@02:21man that is the gladietor son ???
The-Dreamy-Fairy Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2010
@03:25I forgot: the contrast enters rich and poor is annoying. The way you connected both is thought well:)
Skiuma Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
@01:24love this part! :D
sohailali Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2010
@03:22Lovely. very nice.
zainansari Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2010  Professional Interface Designer

simply love this whole concept and implementation
Watch in HD on Vimeo:

The long awaited release of 24/25P firmware for the 5D2 enchanted me of shooting videos with it. So for the idea of an initial video project, I formed a thought that if I start my journey from sunrise and end it at sunset on an ordinary day, what actions, events and activity my eyes gonna witness in this bracket of approx 12-14 hours. So that is what I simply tried to implement in this short film.

It has been an enthralling experience shooting video with an HDSLR at various ISO's and with various lenses. I came across strengths and weaknesses of it. The track/dolly that I made was bit wobbly but it did the job for me. I plan to refine it and improve its consistency or buy the branded one from abroad. I also plan on adding a rig with follow focus in the future video works for precise manual focusing.

It has been entirely filmed on the Canon 5D Mark II @ 25P with firmware 2.0.4 in Lahore, Pakistan. Edited and color graded on Sony Vegas.

All the Time-lapses have been shot on the Canon 40D with either Sigma 10-20mm or the Canon 24-105mm lenses.

Lenses used for filming:
EF 24-105mm F4L IS (used extensively due to its versatility and IS)
EF 85mm F1.8
EF 50mm F1.8
Sigma 70mm F2.8 Macro (delivered best IQ across the frame with vivid colors and nice bokeh)

Camera support:
DIY Track/dolly with a 486RC2 ball head (will share its photo and making in coming days)
Glidecam 2000 PRO
Manfrotto 190X Pro B with 700RC head.
Manfrotto Friction Magic Arm + Manfrotto Suction cup (for the car scene)

Music by: Mars Lasar
Good speakers or headphones recommended due to tad louder audio levels.

The behind the scenes with technical information will follow soon.
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Suggester says: A bravo concept behind this short film. From East to West - short film by ~farrukhpitafi is a superb documentary, outstanding music, beautiful technique and definitely a great camera. ( Suggested by kr8v and Featured by ElectrikPinkPirate )
AfricanObserver Featured By Owner May 9, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Lovely flow created with the use of the dolly. I enjoyed those low angles - made it a bit more special.
Fine piece of documentary work!
jelenag Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2013  Student Photographer
It's beautiful, the music, the scenes, everything! Clap  Star! Star! Star! Star! Star! 
farrukhpitafi Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2013
Thank you :)
jelenag Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2013  Student Photographer
You're welcome Pakistan (:
janiloveschocolate Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2013
it's very meaningful
farrukhpitafi Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2013
Thank you :)
ShiShaDe Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2013  Professional Photographer
So beautiful! I love how you pulled both worlds together as one passing day. The silhouette time lapsed sunset was a wonderful touch and an excellent ending. Fantastic job! Thank you for sharing your work.
PhotographsByBri Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2012
This is the most beautiful video I have ever seen, very inspiring. :heart:
farrukhpitafi Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2013
Thank you :)
PhotographsByBri Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2013
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