Melissa's Day, Yesterday

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"Shoot video throughout a day in your life, then put it together and upload it the next day. Don't add any music or sound effects, just use what the camera recorded."

I originally saw this video and fell in love with it and then of course, fell in love with the original. I feel kind of bad that my day looks a lot like the original's but I guess the computer types think alike. This was for the Nikon D90 Club for the Lights, Camera, ACTION! challenge.

Filmed with my Nikon D90 with a 50mm f/1.4 prime and 18-105mm kit lens. 171 video clips were made, 80 were used. Note: I regret that I had to cut down this video even further - Flickr says it allows 90 second videos, but be warned - it's actually more like 87-88 seconds. I had to upload this video a few times because they kept cutting off the end.

... Again, why does Flickr always pick an ugly thumbnail?

Edit: Ooooh there are bonus points for the best video! Vote for Melissa? Because she is cool? Maybe?

UPDATE (November 27th, 2010): It's been over 2 years since I made this video and I actually made another one for Kevin Macdonald's YouTube project for "Life in a Day". I created footage on July 24th, 2010 and edited it into a video under 6 minutes. It was in the top 100 hours of footage so I can only hope that something will make it into the main film. We'll see. You can see my Life in a Day video here on YouTube.

UPDATE: I am officially a credited finalist for the "Life in a Day" project. :)

Sam 森崩, Henzelle, *Laali*, and 263 other people added this video to their favorites.

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  1. Rebelrt 65 months ago | reply

    Very cool video!

    Excellent work!

  2. Pain Chaud 64 months ago | reply

    Your vid was well made and got me hungry for sushi ;)

  3. Mountain Mike 63 months ago | reply

    Amazing how much info you can get into a few minutes time... Well done ! great video work...

  4. i3life 62 months ago | reply

    牛(super cool)

  5. elenaledesma [deleted] 61 months ago | reply

    Haha so funny the moment when you hide the nose piercing hehe
    Nice video!

  6. Michael Eh 60 months ago | reply

    well done.! =)

  7. asmaclean 60 months ago | reply

    great video.your editing is amazing.thats definately u.

  8. Ezequiel Franco [deleted] 60 months ago | reply

    terrific!!!! great quality here!

  9. walexel 60 months ago | reply

    cool video Mel

  10. whytebread 58 months ago | reply

    That was terrific! Great editing. Great moments. You made the everyday exciting, like Sam Jackson easting a big kahuna burger.

  11. I L L W I L L [deleted] 58 months ago | reply

    E P I C..!!!
    im just jealous cuz your vid is better than mine =T
    jk lol

  12. mistral320 54 months ago | reply

    this is so cool - the icon looks very adult ... might be generating traffic, but discouraging favs ...

  13. -Shuka- 54 months ago | reply

    Simple but deadly effective vid, love it!

  14. Naomi.k 53 months ago | reply

    this is awesome! i'm thinking of getting a d90 now, just for the video feature!

  15. _Mousee_ [deleted] 50 months ago | reply

    Very well done!!

  16. 07umittok07 [deleted] 44 months ago | reply

    i want to eat u.........ohhhhhhhh. yesssssss

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