Plowing Ashes with James Doerfling - Video

Nov 21, 2017
by SR Suntour  
Plowing Ashes with James Doerfling

The recently charred forests of Cache Creek, BC, provided a surreal setting for a little project with James Doerfling. Our focus was to capture both still and moving images for some RAD near future things to come. Before we get there we are sharing our creative experiment.

Riding

Photos are often an integral part of a story. They provide impact for advertisements, a making-of-story and underpinning Instagram.

The reality is that of thousands of photos taken, only a tiny percentage make it through the selection process. More often than not, a lack of space is the decisive factor, be it a printed or digital platform. A common workaround is a slideshow. But often the disadvantage with a slideshow is the loss of tension, drama or dynamism.


Our creative solution was a 4K stutter movie, an advanced format of the classic photo slideshow. It offers more frames, higher sequence acceleration and smooth transitions. Technology has changed many things and thanks to high-speed DSLRs, movements are captured almost film-like, with the subtle but distinctive difference where every frame retains the crisp high resolution of a photo. The clear focal point and image depth is characteristic of photo cameras and video has a hard time keeping up.

The 4K format is not a big hurdle for modern DSLRs. They usually shoot 6K and higher. Some argue that stuttermovies lack flow and this may be true. On the other hand, you don't miss a single moment.


We want to hear from you! What do you prefer, 4K or Flow?
We will randomly select users and send swag kits for your comments

Riding

Rider: James Doerfling
Feat: SRSuntour Auron35 and TriAir rear shock
Location: Cache Creek BC, Canada
Photos: Hoshi Yoshida


MENTIONS: @SRSuntour




159 Comments

  • + 25
 DAMN THIS SHIT SO FORCED LIKE WHY YA THINK WE WANT ALL THE THROWAWAY SHOTS FOR REAL
THE VIDEO HAD THE EXACT SAME ANGLES??? U THINK PEOPLE WANT TO WATCH THE SAME DAMN VIDEO WITH HALF THE FRAMES PER SECOND LIKE DID WE NOT LEAVE "STUTTER FILMS" IN THE TRASH WITH HECKIN TINTYPE???

SUNTOUR SERIOUSLY DAMN YOU HAVE HOSHI YOSHIDA LITERALLY NUMBER ONE CREATIVE MAN IN BIKE PHOTOGRAPHY AND YOU MAKE THIS TRASH ASS THING??? WITH JAMES DOERFLING??? HECK YOUR SLOPPY ASS SLIDESHOW WE WANT PHOTO EPICS

NO DISRESPECT HOSHI AND JAMES YA LEGENDS
  • + 65
 You really gave it 110%.
  • + 67
 #RIPCAPSLOCK
  • + 19
 u mad bro?
  • + 57
 Luckily, the other 99.9% of Canadians are sane.
  • + 16
 Force is strong with this one Smile
  • + 12
 @mokydot No Capslock were harmed in making this word
  • + 20
 So, did you like it or not? I'm not quite sure.
  • + 18
 Can't tell if it's hard to read because of being yelled at in all caps, or because of no punctuation...?


p.s. Where is the "three question marks" key?
  • + 0
 OH SHUT UP AND JUST ENJOY IT!!!!

wait that was with kinda disrespect... ok, consider those as constant flow of PODs as is actually is and then enjoy it Smile
  • + 14
 @MTBrent: he works at the Tim Hortons drive through here in Squamish. He is just as hard to listen to when n ordering my double double.
  • + 3
 Is this written in some kind of code?
  • + 10
 Tanner Hall, is that you???
  • + 9
 Someone didn't get their Maple Syrup fix this morning...
  • - 61
flag Monstertruckermotherfuker (Nov 21, 2017 at 7:28) (Below Threshold)
 Girls that stutter are great, they have a heck of a time gettin the word “help” out.
  • + 4
 @BEERandSPOKES: it spilled all over his caps lock button
  • + 2
 @johnski: They're also saying "sorry" for this one's insanity
  • + 2
 @Monstertruckermotherfuker: Well if your handle didn’t do it one can hope a comment like that gets you banned. @pinkbike
  • + 1
 Whoa, ease up killer - think of it as a photo epic you didn’t have to scroll through.
  • + 20
 I actually prefer the shutter, believe it or not. Individual pictures capture a lot more than a single video does, especially surrounding, backdrops and sort of the “essence” of the photo. a lot of riding videos, to me, are more of like one long drawn out picture; a moment thats been stretched, a song that sets the mood, and riding in one place. each photo in the shutter video has its own mood and individual character, so a collection of these photos is a lot more appealing to me than just another north shore loamfest.
  • + 6
 I think I like the vid better, but the stutter had a much nicer vibe, a lot more inspiring. For watching something 30 min long it would drive me nuts, but I actually loved this one
  • + 12
 The flow edit is much more enjoyable. Some of the shots on the stutter movie are great, but as it jerks around each frame it is hard to appreciate them, and many disappear very quickly. Perhaps a mix between the two edits would work best.
  • + 8
 I found the answer. Flow video at max quality and just hold down space bar.
  • + 1
 Right on. I really appreciate the chance to see all the detail, but flow is the best movie making material. I'd really like more stutter in videos though. 80% flow 20% stutter
  • + 2
 I agree on the preference for the flow edit. I found myself wanting to see the detail of each frame in the stutter but they were gone too fast. I would be prefer a photo epic with more of these shots where you can see the details change frame to frame. In this case I found the flow edit lended itself better to the situation.

To Suntour, Doerfling, and Yoshida: thanks for making this video. The trails I ride burned up in the Fort Mac wildfire last year and I thought it would be cool to do a video project around rebuilding trails and riding, but the building and restoring took priority. It was cool to see a project like this happen.

For riders near Cache Creek: I passed through the area post-fire this year and it seemed like recovery there should be pretty straightforward. The main issues we've experienced here and that you can watch for are ground instability and trees falling across trails. One positive: charred trees make for good building material! Dries them out and bakes the wood, pretty well preventing rot. Good luck and ride on!
  • + 6
 I feel like the stutter is worst of both worlds? I don't have any time to appreciate all the details in the photo - like I normally would - as it moves onto the next one too quickly. Equally the video aspect if quite awkward with the stutter effect.

Maybe if it paused on a photo every like 10 seconds it would be better?
  • + 3
 Flow for sure. The other version just has these jarring transitions between shots. Since most video cameras nowadays can shoot 4k+ anyways, why not just use video and a shorter exposure time to get "crisp, high resolution" frames? Focal point and depth of field can be exactly the same, especially if you use the same lenses and get the tracking right.
  • + 3
 I would think a blend of the two is ideal. Different moments are captured better with different techniques, and the variation in style within a single presentation helps maintain interest.

The 'stutter' video was a nice way to capture the calmer scenes like the restaurant, but it had sections that were hard to watch due what seemed like rough/uneven camera movement.

If I had to choose between the two, I'd prefer the 'flow' video.
  • + 3
 I may be of the minority but I kinda cringe when I see top riders not wearing gloves going at hyper speeds down the mountain. Don't get me wrong I love wearing thin mtb gloves not the padded thick gloves because it feels better when gripping the bars and it's the closest feel to not having gloves on at all. but for some odd reason going gloveless makes me feel so uncomfortable.
  • + 1
 I had the same opinion about riding gloveless, but this summer I was forced to ride without my gloves (I lost them somewhere) and after a couple of rides it just felt normal, if not better. I've never crashed nor ridden in the wet though.
  • + 1
 @madbob9: Yeah, riding gloveless feels nice especially if you have really good grips but that's not why I cringe. It's the sheer thought of crashing on your palms on loose rocks and sand. Obviously we use our hands for almost everything we do...just the idea of having a painful rash on the palms would really suck.

Just FYI, i'm not saying not to ride without gloves..just expressing my opinion how it feels when I see it Smile
  • + 1
 I never ride gloveless any more. I ate shit on a bunch of rocks and ended up with 13 stitches in my palms.
  • + 2
 @birthdaydonkey: Duuuuuuuuuuuude. Ouch~ Yeah, man gloves for me too
  • + 2
 I prefer the motion film. I think it was a great edit. The time lapse shot to regular motion at 1:27 was a sick. The shutter film was cool but in the photos of high speed riding the trees ended up being a little blurry. I think the motion is easier to follow for any action sport. However i think a shutter might be a cool idea in a normal video replacing slow motion.
  • + 2
 Honestly I think that the flow version gives me more of a classic edit vibe, the music mixed with the riding and film style but the stutter film one makes me feel more into the video since it makes me feel as if I was on the trip and taking pictures of my friends etc. They both have different circumstances in which they would be appreciated. This is a good split.
  • + 2
 Looks amazing love the fact that it's different but I think for a longer edit I'd would be more enjoyable to have both types of shooting. It's just to focus with a lot of pics one after each other fast. Crazy cool ridin tho!????????????
  • + 6
 Kill it, kill it with fire. Never show me this again.
  • + 2
 I think there is a good balance that can be had with stutter and flow in a video. I like the stutter shots in small doses that follow the music's rhythm but generally prefer flow throughout the whole production. I think Evil's Calling video is the standard of how the 2 styles should be mixed.
  • + 2
 Shutter vid is a good addition to flow, because you can show more lifestyle or action from another perspective and different angle. There is also much easier to capture stunning moments on photos. IMO shutter video is great supplement to flow one.
  • + 2
 I thought the stutter was a cool and unique idea that showcased some great pictures. With that said, I would rather watch more flow films or simply have the best photos displayed in a long article, like that in the pinkbike photo epics. Think of it a bit like Brandon Semenuk's one shot segment for UnReal, it was super cool, but if every film was like that then it'd just become a bit annoying and lose the overall effect. Another idea could be to display the photos in a long article, but rather than just heaps of stills, you could have a series of animated sequences. A bit like the old pinkbike sequence saturdays but just more than one and in a longer article.
  • + 3
 I really enjoyed the Stutter! It not only showcased some really great shots, but also gave a really great feel to the day, showing us what goes into a simple video/photo shoot.
  • + 1
 I agree. I preferred the creativity of the DSLR and the input of the person behind the lens.
  • + 1
 Flow for sure. Stutter is hard to watch, BUT the images are great. So, ideally I'd like to see a big photo story AND a video in the same post. The post brings back memories of the crazy summer we had in the Interior this 2017 riding season. Cool to see the wildfire damage featured in this creative way. Been wondering for months now if James would come out with something related to the forest fires. Maybe we can look forward to a follow in 2018 when the vegetation comes back...
  • + 1
 A mix perhaps would be stellar. Flow provides the “live in the moment” feeling we all seek on our steeds. True paradise! Once the convulsions stopped from the stutter, I found I could really focus on the riders technique. A major plus for a poser like me! And I enjoyed the stills of amazing scenery like the golden grasses contrasting the gray skies.
Good luck in your film making adventure!!!
  • + 1
 I defiantly like the 4k more, the flow feels like it's just lagging through the whole clip. The 4k is great resolution and the video feels more like you are there and more real. I think the flow could be really go for how to's or for analysing slope style contests.
  • + 1
 I think th flow is more enjoyable but the stutter could be between than it was.

What I mean is that the riding sequences in the stutter were sweet but the camera was moving around too much and without the video to fill it in, it’s hard to watch. Stutter with a tripod I think would be much easier and more enjoyable to watch.

I liked when the stutter images filtered more quickly, that was sweet but the long pauses on one image broke it up too much.

I could see for a travel video the stutter working it really well but for a more normal riding vid, it didn’t quite do it for me.
  • + 1
 Boh are good, I guess I prefer the Flow as it shows speed, and detail. I loss a chance to see some of the detail in the stutter actually because of the frame speed. I would prefer to just watch a movie, or look at pictures, Stutter tries to make my old eyes do both and send my adhd into overdrive. (keep in mind a high percentage of avid mountain bikers have adhd)
  • + 1
 This is EXACTLY why my local trail system has been shut down since a fire burned through the area a couple months ago. They're worried that ASSHOLES just like this MOron in the vid are gonna cut the fucking trails, and cause a bunch of erosion when the rain comes. Thank you ass-clown.
  • + 1
 I like the 4k stutter beacause of the quality, but some pictures need time to be appreciated. Don't like the slideshow format because I have a limited time to look at a photo...I know, pause the damn video, but that is not what the artist envisioned. So for now my vote goes to the flow video
  • + 1
 Let's be realistic here, a Stutter movie is just a fancy name for a slideshow with more consecutive frames than one would traditionally have. I really liked them both. I wasn't a fan of the jumpy timelapse bits in the 'flow' but it was still good. I think they both have a different purpose. I felt like the stutter video was more immersive and told more of a story but the flow video displayed more action and felt more exciting.
  • + 1
 I like them both. The stutter video has some great elements to it and the flow video was a rather classic bike video. MTB it would seem lends itself to the flow style of video. The stutter elements could be added here and there to embellish a video or as another commenter suggested could be the amazing additions to articles or photo epics. However, it would take a lot of practice to repeatably create longer stutter videos and keep them engaging and not headache inducing.
  • + 1
 I really liked 4k because it told the story and made you look at what was happening in one frame. I think if all videos were like that, I'd get bored of it, but this particular one was well thought out with fitting music and it was something different.
  • + 1
 In my opinion they're too much different these kind of video. By the way, I'm lover of photography so I prefer the 4K. It's really nice. Ah, I wanna add one note, I think the music is important and the song of first video is not adequate.
  • + 1
 Stutter = Story. Good way to tell a story is using mostly stutter. But unlike a PB Photo Epic, were nearly every picture is 'Awesome! or OUCH! You convey emotion, and especially the mood to your viewers.

Flow = Show. You put on a show with your bike. Flow shows the speed and style of JD better than a stutter. IMO

Personally I like a mixture of both. Thanks for the great video and the fun story behind it!
  • + 1
 I think the stutter video has a lot of potential but framing would be the thing that takes it to the next level. Keeping the framing the same on a series of photo's so that the eyes don't have to adjust each time would be a huge improvement. I love action sports photos where the rider is shown multiple times in the same frame as they progress through a move. Seen a lot in snowboard, ski and skateboard shots. If this was how it was done i would have preferred the stutter but as it is the flow movie is just so much easier to view and more natural feeling. my two cents
  • + 1
 I've got the Collective, Roam and Seasons movies on dvd. They did an amazing job with the movie and then Sterling Lorence did an amazing job with the slideshow. I love them both and usually watch the slideshow after the movie. They really complement each other. But if I have to choose, I prefer pictures over video so yeah, it would be stutter over flow for me.
  • + 1
 I prefer the flow. I like the slow-mo / frame freeze aspect of the the stutter. When you increase the stutter rate like at the beginning it actually makes me a bit dizzy/nauseous. I was watching on a tablet and that might be different on a Tv that was further away.
  • + 1
 I think the stutter footage does a great job telling the back story, the personality shots, and highlights the artistic efforts that went into some the shots. But the riding and is definitely captured better with the more traditional filming.

I personally would like to see a project using bothe formats. Mostly film during heavy riding, but use the stutter to set up the story being told, and to highlight a few (not all, not most) of the key riding moments being captured.
  • + 1
 Love both very much! But I dig the 4K, slideshow style is cool! Pretty different and I like how it can encompass the whole adventure that mountain biking is. Was more than just ripping dirt! (Nothing wrong with that but a change is nice)!
  • + 1
 I actually like the sutter movie better than the actual video, because you can discover details in the stills that would normaly be drowned out in the video.
But I didn't like many of the transitions, like when one shot morphs into the other. Plus the changes in framerates when there was a fast succession of photos took away from the feeling of flow. I would like it better the framerate during one "shot" stays constant than it speeding up and slowing down.
But I would definitely not want the shutter movies replacing videos in general.
  • + 1
 Stutter has potential and I really would like to see more of this style in the future. To me, video doesn't always capture the breath taking moments of these exotic locations quite like a well composed picture can. Constant movement can take away from the atmosphere. It's usually why we stop to take in our environments! However, I feel like the stutter approach needs a little refinement. In this scenario, there were WAY too many redundant frames. What made it even worse is the fact that the focus would shift around through some of the redundant frames.

I'm not sure how to fix it but it seems that some more thought would need to go into how a stutter was put together. Remove redundant frames and use transitions between spaced out shots? It doesn't have to be a 'found footage' format. Try to keep shots on a flat plane. Part of what made it feel so nauseating was the shift in focus and plane (for me anyways). Plan more shots out to capture the vibes of the session instead of spamming the shutter!

Maybe what I just suggested was more of a slideshow and not a stutter video. I don't know! Keep experimenting and I look forward to better iterations in the future!
  • + 1
 That was great, Thanks for that, I specially like the stuttermovie, it's new and refreshing point of view and presentation, A new method of slideshow presentation, I also like the timelapse to real time edit in the video. Really pushing new techniques in mtb edits.
  • + 1
 I think that really the two should be mixed. The stuttermovie told more of a story than the flow video, but watching it was a little tougher than the flow video. To me, the main issue with either one is the music doesn’t match the action happening. While I didn’t love either one I can appreciate the quality of both videos.
  • + 1
 A picture says a 1000 words. Each frame captures that unique essence of that moment, that very second. The emotions of the photographer, rider is captured on that one frame.
This stuttermovie...is awesome. Somehow you can relate to that kind of moment in life; like watching your kid grow. The speed is right, frame by frame when everything is at ease, tranquil then speed it up when the rider is in an adrenaline rush.
I am used to this as it's similar to stop motion animation.
Well done guys.
  • - 4
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  • + 8
 @bigtim: Copied it into Word; 1000 words checks out. Nicely done.
  • + 1
 Yes it also reminded me of stopmotion animations - there I really like it.
For sports and non-animated videos I like traditional "flow" videos better and additionaly a photo compilation (not in a movie format) is a nice addition.
  • + 1
 It worked seamlessly on my computer and I loved the effects with focal points and freeze-framing individual elements. The clarity was second to none, amazing job guys no visible faults that I could see, I guess some peoples' just need a faster connection...?
  • + 1
 For me this is two completely different projects. Its definitely a creative and time consuming to make a Stutter. If you as the viewer know that things might be more positive. I definitely encourage people to show off more of there photographs, so why not make more of these? "Normal" edits are these days so competitive, there are thousands of them and they do look more and more similar. Stutter are in modern days more unique. Show off your photographs! don't let them hang out in an external hard drive!
  • + 1
 I prefer the stutter Movie. The other one better captures the riding but the stutter better captures the Environment. This time that one wins for me. But Doerflings riding is Always a joy to Watch, especially the big mountain firsts!
  • + 1
 the stuttermovie could be just a creative segment of the main video. just put it somewhere where it works with the song and a bit more frames per movement, maybe a few seconds of riding in the "Stuttermovie" style and then stabilized in post to smooth it out...
i guess i have to try it sometime, got some weird ideas in my head right now... Big Grin
  • + 1
 why not combine them? flow video to an epic pic moment and then highlight the photo for a second for emphasis. the recent Frames of Mind video did something similar with the rotoscoping and it turned out sic.
  • + 1
 I very much preferred the stutter movie. The creative touch helped it stand out against so many amazing videos. That being said, I really enjoyed the time lapse components of the flow.
  • + 1
 The composition of the shots in the stutter film is pretty odd. I feel like it'd work with a really stable tripod and movement on only one plane. The flow film was much much much easier to look at and gather a story from.
  • + 1
 I think both have their place. Flow is certainly easier to consume in large quantities, but the stutter can do some cool things. I don't think it's an either/or, but the stutter is better in smaller doses.
  • + 1
 awesome photos are cool, Action video is great...but is this too slow of a movie or too fast of a slide show? For a sec I thought I was having trouble with the internet connection Smile
  • + 1
 Watching the riding, I enjoyed the flow more. The pre ride, getting to the trail, any post ride and other "less action" I really enjoyed the stutter. If it were me, I'd try and merge them both into the same piece.
  • + 1
 Overall I liked the video better. The "flow" of the 4K slideshow seemed forced so if they had presented it with a different pace it probably would have come off much better as there were some banger shots.
  • + 1
 As a whole- flow 100%. The stutter would make for interesting sections of a video but alone I found it distracting and it felt like it was a poor internet connection and was buffering and dropping out.
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 I found the stutter video unique, but my patience for the random transitions was limited. The flow video was very good, but IMHO, the speed transitions were too fast. If I had to vote, I would go with Flow.
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 Depending on the video...I think the 4k works well for a more artistic approach where the shots tell a story or convey a feeling. I like it for pausing and nerding out on all the little details as well.
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 I really like the stutterfilm version, the way it shows the things before riding, during riding, etc. make it an amazing watch. Personally, I don't understand the negativity towards it.
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 I love Mountain Biking. I love watching great videos. I love epic photographies. Love is everything but compromise. So dear @SRSuntour , here is my answer: I will prefer the Flow video WITH some epic photos in this article!
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 Depends on the subject matter whether 4K stutter or flow. A mix of the 2 would be better than all or nothing.
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 I enjoy qualities from each medium. This is an excellent representation of 4k. To Mr. Yoshida and Mr. Doerfling, Well Done Gentlemen!
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 Enjoyed flow but stutter i stopped watching about half way through, to distracting jumping all over the place. Had some quality shots in there though.
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 I much preferred the flow video - I couldn't even watch the stutter vid - made it less than half way, too aggravating to watch
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 Flow, unless it is for an e-bike then the still pics would be properly paired.
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 For me a blend of both styles would be choice, but ONLY if it adds to the narrative. ie Run Lola Run. \m/ This is not an endorsement for techno in mtb clips. \m/
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 Frogs dehor mac and cheese encyclopedias rim microwave dude pillow glass banana
Just veryfying the randomness of the draw. Thank you Smile
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 Oddly enough I preferred the stutter. Maybe it was the music choice but I felt it showed a better story and made it more related to bike trips.
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 Stutter movie between the slideshow feel and the kind of cheesy music made it feel like those computer made Facebook videos. That's not a compliment.
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 I prefer the flow in general but the 4k is cool. Maybe not in all videos, but in this one it gives the viewer better idea of the efforts put into the video and the scenery.
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 Oh my gawd my brain hurts and I feel sick. We have video cameras so we don't have to do a flip book or what ever the hell this stutter video is. Def normal video.
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 Yeah, yeah, stutter or flow.

But did anyone notice that Tacoma didn’t have a tailgate pad but there were still bikes in the bed? #incredible #stunned #thenextbigthing
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 I have no idea which one is which....but the second video is annoying to watch after watching the first. Stopped the 2nd vid 1/3 of the way into it.
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 I much prefer the flow, looks better imo, if the 4k was slower, or in a more "stop-motion" style, rather than the way this one's presented
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 Both are great in their own ways and both make me wish I could grab my bike and ride in the dirt instead of sitting at desk at work.
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 That shit should have been squashed at the random squash shot thrown in for the obvious, we don't know what we're doing here shot.
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 After reading "plowing ashes", I was secretly quite glad to find out that this wasn't some kind of necrophilia porno.
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 Hehe, beat me to it, twisted minds think alike.
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 The stutter film makes me nauseous. Please do a photo epic instead picking out the best ones and posting them with the odd text for explanation.
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 Prefer the regular flow edit. Maybe because I'm more of a video than a photo guy!
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 4K is stunning! Love that you can really see what's going on and all the detail.
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 Couldn't watch Eyeball strain shutter. First one was sweet. Is this a test?
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 I enjoyed aspects of the shutter video but it was to long. The flow was a lot easier to watch.
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 really liked to watch the video but preferred the vibe from the 4K also, doerfling with a tacoma is the shit!
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 Sick! love the style and simplicity - (and making lemonade from the lemons)- nice work Doerflng and co!
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 The shutter was actually pretty cool I think a combination of both would make a great piece
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 I like the flow better, the stutter just killed the quality effort that the the photog give in every shot.
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 I think a mix of the two styles would be the right way to go.
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 Should have a warning for epileptic seizures. My apologies, but I just don't get it.
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 I think the Stutter captured better moments. The flow was less interesting as the terrain was really open and basic.
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 The flow video. The stutter video kept making me think there was something wrong with my internet connection.
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 I prefered the stutter but both edits I couldn't watch for long because of the generic bad music. Looked like a cool trip!
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 I think they both have their merits. I enjoy seeing the hi-res great edited photos as well as a well executed video.
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 Stutter movie hurts my brain
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 Obligatory Toyota Tacoma shot included in film and still shot on website? Must be in BC...
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 Trucks are a necessary tool
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 Both the videos were beautiful with the eery landscape as the backdrop. Artistically I preferred the 4k shutter.
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 The stutter one made me dizzy. hard to look at when frames change every half second.
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 props to u but keep it real normal like more bad ass Raw.
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 Flow for sure! Like slideshows but they have to be quite slow...
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 na the shutter one for me was loose much profered over flow.
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 teva bring back the links
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 FLOW is better until you can do the 4k slideshow at 60fps
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 Stutter is a no go for me.
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 Both are stunningly jaw dropping ????????
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 Flow. it feels better
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 flow is way better 4k seems like just a fancy slide show
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 Incredible colour and capture . Loved it all !
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 Awesome. Pure awesome. Both edits...awesome! Great work.
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 Hands down, I prefer the Flow much more. Cannot stand the chopped up 4K.
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 preferred flow but the stutter movie was better than i expected
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 What song is that in the first video!?
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 Both are really really well made! Keep it on! Stunning quality!!!
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 Love the pics but I came here to see Dorfling flowing..!
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 Stutter for the pre-ride and post-ride sections... Flow for the riding!
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 I prefer oleo paintings at a rate of 3 paintings per second
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 Im here because of the riding and the bikes... Show me the proto DH bike..
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 I’m a big fan of the stutter, seems to tell a better story.
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 Read the headline as "Asses"
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 Very different in 4 k what a beauty!!
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 liquid drainFLO please
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 Flow
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 anyone know the song?
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 Flow!!
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 Flow. By a lot.
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 For sure flow.
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 Flow
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 A flow svág.
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 My eyeesss.
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 Flow
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 Flow...!
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 Definitely flow
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