30 Days and 30 Nights in Queenstown, New Zealand | Trey Ratcliff




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Published on Aug 9, 2012

I've just moved to New Zealand, and my first 30 days and 30 nights here made a powerful impression on me. I've never done anything quite like this before, so I thought I would share what I felt with you.

I also have a full free How-To video ( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hA75nS... ) that shows how I did everything, in case you are curious and would like to try something like this yourself.

(Suggestion: Watch this 4K video Full Screen and with Good Speakers or earphones!)

The music is from my friend... one of the few people on earth that makes my heart beat a little faster than normal... Hans Zimmer. Just go ahead and buy all of Hans Zimmer's work... let it be the soundtrack of your life. :)

Over 300 hours of work went into the film's creation. The Full How-To Video is coming soon, but I did everything myself... the shooting, the post-processing, the editing and sync, etc etc... I used a violent mixture of many tools: Photomatix Pro ( http://www.stuckincustoms.com/photoma... ), Magic Bullet Looks ( http://www.stuckincustoms.com/magic-b... ) , Topaz Adjust ( http://www.stuckincustoms.com/topaz-a... ), Nik Software, Adobe Lightroom, Adobe Photoshop, LRTimelapse (http://www.stuckincustoms.com/lrtimel...), Twixtor Pro, Final Cut X. Also thank you for logistical help to my assistant Abraham Stephenson.

I shot and edited the entire piece myself here in Queenstown, New Zealand. All of the shots are from this little fertile crescent. I get many questions about that interior shot, and that is from the Commonage Villas ( http://www.commonagevillas.com/ ). I stayed there for about a month while house-shopping, and I think it has some of the best views in Queenstown! Besides that location, every shot was less than a fifteen minute drive from my home.

What hardware tools did I use? With the exception of the Syrp Genie, I list out my hardware tools that I use on the site at http://www.stuckincustoms.com/stuff-y...

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  • Category

  • Song

    • Budget meeting
  • Artist

    • Hans Zimmer
  • Album

    • King Arthur
  • Writers

    • Hans Zimmer
  • Licensed to YouTube by

    • UMG, WMG (on behalf of Buena Vista Music Group); LatinAutor, LatinAutor - UMPG, Walt Disney Music Company (Publishing), Warner Chappell, PEDL, LatinAutor - Warner Chappell, UMPI, and 14 Music Rights Societies


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