Digital Desk

Unnecessary slow motion

You might wonder what a videographer does to keep his sanity while shooting a video of people walking on a trail. Well in the case of last Monday, it happened to be switching my camera to shoot 60 frames per second instead of 24 so I could recut a slow motion video for no reason.

Photographer Zachary Kaufman and I couldn’t help but think of “Reservoir Dogs” while watching a crew of people, including U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler and Camas Mayor Scott Higgins, walk up the Washougal River Greenway Trail in Camas.

Here is what I came up with:

Personally, I think Higgins made the whole video by adjusting his sunglasses. Oh and as far as the music selection is concerned, “Stuck in the Middle With You” by Stealers Wheel was featured in the Tarantino flick. Unfortunately the only version available to legally use for free on YouTube was a cover by Dale Ann Bradley. Oh well.

Oh and here’s the original trailer for “Reservior Dogs” which may or may not contain words or themes that some might find offensive:

Paul Suarez

Paul Suarez is the web producer at The Columbian. You can follow him on Twitter and on Facebook. Check out his work on YouTube.

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