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Spring 2012 Video Contest: POV from Blue Shoes

Universal Orlando: Ever wondered what your shoes must be seeing? Here's a quick walk-through (literally) of USO/IOA. My 1st attempt at recording this new way.

From Pyra-Danny V
Posted May 13, 2012 at 2:09 PM
[Submitted by Pyra-Danny's New Blue Shoes]
I always wondered what my poor shoes go through/see at theme parks so I decided to try and find out at Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure. Next time I want to take this POV to more creative heights.
Can you recognize these sights when you're less than 4 inches from the ground?

Major points to whoever can guess the method of filming this (No I didn't strap the camera to a crawling baby on a leash)

Oh... and to avoid YouTube laws of theme park music... there's just whistling in the background.

From Andy Milito
Posted May 13, 2012 at 4:40 PM
Pretty darned cool! I'm not sure how you did that, it's not shaking enough for them to be literally tied to your shoes or anything...

From James Koehl
Posted May 13, 2012 at 4:44 PM
Great video, really original. Did you have the camera attached to a stick or something that you carried?

From N B
Posted May 13, 2012 at 11:51 PM
Stroller cam..... Flip HD?

From Dominick D
Posted May 14, 2012 at 5:02 AM
Nice video. I'd say it would be from his shoes.

From Ben James
Posted May 14, 2012 at 1:32 PM
It has got to be the new Go Pro Camera that is used for extreme sports. It has amazing stability features built in.

From Ray Schroeder
Posted May 16, 2012 at 10:44 AM
Very original. The whistling added a nice touch.

From Brandon Mendoza
Posted May 17, 2012 at 4:07 PM
Pretty creative! I like it!

On a side note, I don't think it's a Go Pro as there isn't a built in stabilizing feature. I have both the new and original HD one.

However, if you do use some post production stuff to flatten the image (Go Pros give you a fish eye effect with the 170° view), as well as reduce camera shake, then maybe?

I wanna say it's a very low camera attached to a pole or steady cam?

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