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December 16, 2017 / Tetrahedroseph

Part 2 of 3 Panoramic of The Downtown Los Angeles Fashion District on December 15th 2:06 pm, Vol. 13

Here I am now in the Downtown area looking for parking. It’s a beautiful day and the weather is perfect for LA. Maybe a little cold in the shade and at night. The sun feels good. I’m grateful.

I’m really close now. I’ll find parking in just a few more turns. I want metered parking because it cost less than the Fashion District’s parking lots. They charge $10-$20. Monthly parking is about $300.

This gif below features a building that was also in a previous post in this series. The last time I made the gif of this building I was in the middle of the street. Today, I’m on the sidewalk for this gif. That’s the Cal Mart building and it’s one of the cornerstones in this fashion district.

Eat here if you go in: Fashion Bistro

110 E 9th St # A23, Los Angeles, CA 90079

https://goo.gl/maps/gRdxC62GinQ2

If you don’t want to go inside the Cal Mart building, walk west, cross the street and eat here:

Dune Downtown

199 W Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90015

https://goo.gl/maps/XGL6XEP6HQA2Order the plate version of the chicken menu item below. By the way this place is vegetarian friendly.

NEXT: Part 3 of 3 will finally reveal my panorama of the Downtown Los Angeles area. Except, it have a fun GIF twist.

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December 16, 2017 / Tetrahedroseph

Panoramic of Downtown Los Angeles Fashion District on December 15th 2:06 pm, Vol. 13 Part 1 of 3

It’s another Friday and I dare to jump into traffic yet again. Traffic sucks, we all know it and we all do it. Anyway, today’s panoramic image will probably feature a hazy, brownish skyline coping from multiple fires surrounding the Los Angeles area. It probably really sucks to be on fire. It would suck even more to be on fire and in traffic.

These three GIFs feature traffic on the way into the Los Angeles Fashion District.

No, those aren’t bugs. My windshield is very dirty.

Almost there, noticed any familiar skyscrapers in the background?

Downtown is just a couple miles away and thankfully there is less traffic on these side streets at this time of the day.

NEXT: A look at the downtown area and a Fashion District building or two.

December 14, 2017 / Tetrahedroseph

Gif Maker quality comparison: #peeoop is the tag for Dusty Cat! 😽

Thankfully, I’m able to stop and say hello to my little cat friend Dusty. He goes in and out as he pleases, so it’s always fun to discover him napping in a new spot.

High:

Medium:

Low:

Dusty is a good kitty. I have lots of images of him on Instagram. Search the hashtag I specified in the title on the web to see more of our little friend.

Thanks for your support. Tell me about our cat.

  • Does your cat friend like music?
  • Does your cat friend hate cucumbers?
  • Does your cat friend live inside and outside too?

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December 14, 2017 / Tetrahedroseph

BONUS Part 3.5 of 3 CONTINUED GifMaker DIY (Surprise birthday party performance, #steelparade inspired)

Welcome back! This post is a continuation of the previous post found here: https://steemit.com/music/@steemseph/bonus-part-3-5-of-3-surprise-party-highlights-from-periscope-with-a-gif-featuring-sandy-bus-and-steelparade-diy

After putting all that stuff together and exporting my four favorite versions, I added three text fields to create a burst screen or title screen in GIF form.

This is a GIF quality comparison featuring three of the GIF quality formats I mentioned before.

High: Medium: Low:

Look, a blue version I created for use later. Like for part of a GIF-Like Video or whatever comes up later:

High:

Medium:

Low:

These are all the export settings available to me in GifMaker.

Conclusion: make several different versions for the various purposes that may or not appear. Allow your for creative expression later. Sometimes the low-quality GIF is perfect for thumbnail purposes. Just remember that the text will appear blurry or of lower quality in the Low quality export format. If I could only choose one, I would choose the medium quality export. Text remains legible and the video quality stays nice. The medium is usually an appropriate size for most phone and web browsers.

Thanks for sharing and supporting!

December 13, 2017 / Tetrahedroseph

BONUS Part 3.5 of 3!?! Surprise party highlights from Periscope, with a gif featuring Sandy Bus and @SteelParade! DIY!?!?

First, the “money shot” err… GIF of an upside-down steel drum, Sandy Bus and our Steemit neighbor @steelparade moments before we all head in to stand near our instruments while we wait for the birthday girl to arrive.

How: I used GifMaker to create the following two GIFs and then used the following two gifs to create the first gif featured in this post.

GIF 1. This is the first half. After selecting the burst shot images, I select them in GifMaker starting from beginning to end. Now I export the first half.

GIF 2. This one below has a filter in it and I changed the text’s font. It’s the second half and was created by selecting the images in GifMaker from back to front this time. Ending image to beginning image export creates the second half.

Almost done after I put the two sections together in iMove on my iPhone. I export the new video from iMovie and then select the new video in GifMaker.

Screen capture of iMovie. Notice the two pieces of video.

Finally, I make any adjustments if necessary and export the final GIF in four different ways. I have six opinions, but I usually don’t want the Medium and Low videos. I like Video High, and one of each GIF size available here.

NEXT: I have no choice except to extend this series one more.

NEXT: Look for the continuation of this post and the finale to this bloated series to be called: BONUS Part 3.5 of 3 CONTINUED GifMaker DIY (Surprise birthday party performance, #steelparade inspired)

Thanks for all the support. I’ve recently added Steem Power! I used my new SBD to purchase Steem for a good price and then I transferred some to Steem Power. Not sure what exactly my upvote amount is, but it seems higher than ever before.

December 12, 2017 / Tetrahedroseph

Surprise birthday party performance highlights from Periscope, with a gif featuring Sandy Bus and @SteelParade! Part 3 of 3

https://www.facebook.com/sandybusl/

Three highlights from my Periscope (https://www.pscp.tv/Tetrahedroseph/follow) broadcast of our performance for the surprise party’s guests:

  • Our first highlight at 04:00 features the audience dancers getting started with a song called, Everybody Loves A Saturday Night. Start at 03:11to hear the fun drum and bass intro. This camera angle is in a really cool spot for seeing the drummer Max’s hands.

  • Skip the conversation, see a new camera angle, and hear us play Jimmy Buffet’s Margaritaville at 11:38.

  • We sing the ending of Under The Sea at 19:58If you wanna really show your age, skip to 21:57and tell me the name of the song and the name of the TV show it comes from.

  • NEXT: Surprise birthday party performance highlights from Periscope, with a gif featuring Sandy Bus and @SteelParade! BONUS Part 3.5 of 3 DIY!?!?

Thanks for sharing, following and upvoting.


December 11, 2017 / Tetrahedroseph

Surprise birthday party performance with the bass of @steemseph in a surprise DIY Gif lesson with my bass Part 2.5 of 3!!!

BONUS GIF How To: I used the following two gifs to create the first gif featured in my previous post.

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It should be easy to see where the first gif loops now. Notice how the little gifs above skip without continuity. Compare them to the smooth appearance of my the first gif.

• Do you have a favorite mobile gif app?

To see them together again, click here and go to the first gif in this series: https://steemit.com/life/@steemseph/surprise-birthday-party-performance-with-me-steemseph-on-bass-for-steel-parade-part-2-of-3

NEXT: Part 3 of 3 featuring @steelparade and his Sandy Bus in a gif along with more performance highlights from my Periscope broadcast of our performance.

Thanks for sharing, following and upvoting.


December 10, 2017 / Tetrahedroseph

Today I learned the live feed technology 😳 It was really neat.

This first GIF features the WiFi hot spot we used to transmit the feed to Facebook.

Sometimes I am the substitute sound guy, substitute video guy, and substitute cajon player for my friend who works for a local church. Yep, three jobs one guy and sometimes one substitute.

Do you know what a cajon is? Hint: It’s not pictured here in this post. 🐢

This next GIF shows our router. This device collets the various audio/video signals and acts as the broadcasting hub and device. It could replace a phone or computer that would normally have all this build in except without the multi transmitting/receiving capabilities.

This last GIF features it all set up and ready. I’m sorry I didn’t take a shot of the editing device. This post really makes it look easy. 😳

I’m learning. Thanks for following and supporting. Have a good week.

NEXT: Surprise birthday party performance with the bass of @steemseph in a surprise DIY Gif lesson with my bass Part 2.5 of 3!!!

December 10, 2017 / Tetrahedroseph

Surprise birthday party performance with me @steemseph on Bass for Steel Parade! Part 2 of 3

First, this GIF featuring my Fender Jazz Bass Deluxe and my Mesa Walkabout bass amplifier. I use flat wound strings on my bass and the amp has a satellite. Ask me questions.

Three highlights from my Periscope broadcast (https://www.pscp.tv/Tetrahedroseph/follow) of our performance for the surprise party’s guests:

1. Starts out at 00:00 with us singing a surprise rendition of happy birthday to the birthday girl.

2. I change the camera angle at 13:19 and we perform John Denver’s Sunshine On My Shoulder. Get a good look at my bass as we groove the into. You can see both my hand and the fretboard really well.

3. See @steelparade perform an original called Everything’s Alright thanks to a secret camera angle from the cymbal stand at 41:54.

4. Skip to 49:23 to see the hands of Max our drummer as we start Bob Marley’s Stir It Up.

December 9, 2017 / Tetrahedroseph

Weekly Review: GIF’s of a Bishop California musical tour to a surprise birthday party broadcasting with coastline panoramas in between.

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