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Video from the lost Gopro reels. April 2013

Couple of good days at the end of last year.

Big Horn Snowkite Summit

Team MNAdventure (Aaron Saude, Mike Manger, Seth Downs, and me) got together again and took a trip to the Big Horns for the summit. High temps of -10 on many of the days, but good powder and lots of fun!

Hard to say more then Noah here:

And the video Will put together:

Below are my photos!


Create a Timelapse in Ubuntu

Everytime I want to put together a timelapse from a bunch of still photos, I have remember what I did before and try to do it again. This time I’m going to document what I did so I can remember for the future!

If your pictures are coming from any recent camera, then they are probably too big of resolution for a 1080p timelapse.
First you have to resize them.

mogrify -path resized -format jpg -resize "1920x1080^" -gravity south -crop 1920x1080+0+0 +repage *.JPG
This will resize the pictures to exactly 1920 by 1080 cropping out all needed sections except for the “south” part of the image.

ls -1tr | grep -v files.txt > files.txt
Make a list of jpgs

mencoder -nosound -noskip -oac copy -ovc copy -o output.avi -mf fps=15 'mf://@files.txt'
Turn those files into a stream of jpgs with a frame rate of 15

ffmpeg -i output.avi -y -s hd1080 -sameq output-final.avi
Compress that other jpg avi into a 1080p video. May want to use -vcodec libx264 to give it a H264 codec to compress.


Timelapse of Feb 18th Northern Lights in Lake of the Woods, MN from bryce johnson on Vimeo.

AK timelapse from bryce johnson on Vimeo.

Making a Tipi Style Hot Tent

Moved over to new blog here!

Making a Tipi Style Hot Tent

Video from the Cross Lake Ice Kiting

Thanks for Vicki putting this together!