Sunday, September 1, 2013

1 Clip is on the Line

I'm glad I had my camera on me while I was driving through the city the other day.  I thought a shot like this might be useful to some visitors who use my footage for documentary purposes.  The "shoes on a power line" shot is a nice way to depict both rural and urban area adolescent culture.  I also really appreciate having clips in my toolbox that make good use of negative space.  I find it to be very helpful if you need something for an opening sequence, titles, or credits.

In doing some research for this post, I found out the practice of throwing tied shoes over power or telephone lines is referred to as "shoefiti".  The explanation behind why shoes end up on these wires is varied based on region and culture.  The Wikipedia entry is actually a very interesting read. Feel free to check it out here: Shoe Tossing 

You can preview and download the clip by clicking "read more" below.  Happy Downloading!

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This video was shot using a Sony NEX-FS700


  1. Wow this is nice shot in power line shoe. Amazing Your job is good.....!

  2. Thanks! I used a bunch of your clips in a youtube upload and it looks great.

    1. Brian,
      Love to see the video if you have time to share it! Thanks for the comment.

  3. Thanks for the stadium clip. It's perfect for the sci-fi iMovie I'm making.

  4. Thanks. Your shots are really going to help me out.

  5. Leslie Beachlover34698October 13, 2013 at 2:32 AM

    thank you so much. Great movies...
    have a nice day
    Leslie :)

  6. Great footage. I'm thinking about using some of your clips in my video clip. Thanks a lot for sharing.

  7. Beautiful, poetic, funny - great stuff and well worth a donation! Cheers!