Wednesday, September 1, 2010

a few moments from J'nC in Cincinnati, July 17 2010

When we decided that a Women of Jeans ’n Classics blog was going to happen, I thought it would be a good opportunity to go out and get a portable video camera so as to share some of our travel adventures. What could be easier – get the camera, take the movies, upload them to the blog, right? Mmmm hmmm.

I bought a very portable used videocam, brought it with me in July to lovely Cincinnati and took a few shots here and there (when I remembered, that is; don’t yet have the “auto record” button in my brain). A few snags since then have delayed posting anything until now, including the inevitable computer upgrades (it had to be done), software acquisitions (hello Lis – editing?) and ongoing education about video in general (oh, the possibilities!), all against a constant background of life in all its rich and varied life-ness ... I think you know what I’m talking about.

As much as I’d love to now present a masterpiece, there are still just a *few* things I don’t know anything about, and perfecting – or at least improving – them will take a while. However, I hope you’ll enjoy some glimpses of our most recent trip to Cincinnati, where we performed the music of the Beach Boys with the fabulous Cincinnati Pops Orchestra. (Unfortunately, I did not have permission to record any footage while they were playing, but hopefully you got to hear them in person! Here’s a link to see what’s coming up:

And now, may I humbly present the very amateur but totally having-fun-while-learning debut premiere video montage of ...

“Cincinnati, July 2010 - The Beach Boys Trip!”

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