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What's the Big Deal?

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chisos_muse

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What's the Big Deal?
« Reply #45 on: March 10, 2006, 08:56:00 AM »
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The music is from Govi.  It is a CD I bought when I was in Galveston.


TY, I'll look for it! :D

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« Reply #46 on: March 10, 2006, 10:13:50 AM »
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Here is my answer to "What's The Big Deal?"

I put a "video" on my website.  This website is currently under construction for a business that I am starting up.  I am getting ready to re-do the whole thing and concentrate on Western and Southwestern stuff.  There are some pictures from Big Bend in there.  Anyway, go to:

www.marie-enmon.com  

... and click on the "The Big Bend" button in the bottom left of the opening screen.  This took 4 minutes to load :shock:  and the "video" is 5 minutes long.  The transitions are rough and the picture quality is spotty, but this is the only way I know how to share this.

Absolutely outstanding!  Two thumbs way up!  I think I might have preferred a close-up of a hawk rather than the turkey vulture, but maybe that's just me.  :)  I'll hang on to this and view it any time I need a Big Bend fix.  I escpecially liked the shot of Casa Grande framed by the blooming ocotillo.

It wouldn't view in Internet Explorer for me at first.  I was only getting the audio (which is perfect for this video, BTW).  I downloaded the video file to my hard drive and then it complained of a missing codec.  Once I got that downloaded it worked great.  Image quality is much better than the flash version you tried on the freebie video upload site.

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Offline Don H

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« Reply #47 on: March 10, 2006, 11:13:21 AM »
Curt, that was fantastico!!  I'll watch that again and again - super stuff.  Loved the music as well - nothin beats some good acoustic guitar.
"Rugged isolation in a Jeep with the top down, doors off, sweaty, dusty, listening to your flavor of tunes, immersed in the most beautiful and beguiling desert mountains in all of the Southwest, the Sierra Quemada. Nothing short of spiritual cleansing. " D. Locke

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Offline Casa Grande

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« Reply #48 on: March 10, 2006, 12:15:26 PM »
i must be missing something, all i get is a black screen with a square in the middle.... :(

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Offline CurtR

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« Reply #49 on: March 10, 2006, 12:18:43 PM »
I have heard that from several people.  I am not savvy enough to fix it.  Richard's comment a few lines above this one may help.

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Offline Casa Grande

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« Reply #50 on: March 10, 2006, 12:24:43 PM »
looks like you're embedding a wmv file onto a webpage that my mozilla doesn't like!

i'll just down the file directly and watch it in my media player.. :)


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« Reply #51 on: March 10, 2006, 12:33:10 PM »
MARVELOUS!

The picture are fantastic....and the music a great.  nice work!

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Offline CurtR

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« Reply #52 on: March 10, 2006, 12:59:55 PM »
Quote from: "RichardM"
I think I might have preferred a close-up of a hawk rather than the turkey vulture, but maybe that's just me.

Actually that is not a turkey vulture.  It is a red-headed park dump hawk.

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Offline randell

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« Reply #53 on: March 10, 2006, 01:49:11 PM »
Stupendous idea!  Great photography.
There's nothing like a good quest to get you intimate with a place. - Tom Clynes

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Offline bdann

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« Reply #54 on: March 10, 2006, 02:15:02 PM »
beautiful work.  The NPS should have this on their website.
WATER, It does a body good.

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Offline homerboy2u

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« Reply #55 on: March 11, 2006, 12:13:32 AM »
Curt R...I think you expressed what our most inner spirit experience has had in that area. BELLISIMO...is surely an understatment,but i cant think of a better word for this.

  When i am alone,and i get the opportunity to travel at the speed of thought,i get taken away to parts where humans have seldom been,and you take me with your video to a place where my spirit longs to be.

  Although,i have mentioned this before, I have yet to go to BiBe, but i have lived the opportunity to be in the parks neighboring area, MEXICO, and let me tell you you captured it very well.

  Wish i could have met you in a reunion and swap experiences....FELI CIDADES muchacho. !!!!!!!!!
Stay thirsty, my friends.

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« Reply #56 on: March 11, 2006, 11:38:16 AM »
Bravo!  Three cheers.  I'm all over it.  It's like I'm there right now!  Outstanding selection of music!  When's the next movie?

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Offline BB BOB

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« Reply #57 on: March 11, 2006, 06:47:32 PM »
Outstanding!  I've saved it to send to my BB friends.  

God bless Big Bend and all those who love her.

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Offline Roy

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« Reply #58 on: March 11, 2006, 08:05:53 PM »
Awesome.
 
I have one MAJOR problem with it;  you guys keep posting this kind of stuff, the place is going to be overrun with TOURISTS!!!

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Offline 01ACRViper

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« Reply #59 on: March 11, 2006, 08:07:34 PM »
i think there will always be more and more people :( that just means we have to go look for more places and explore spots to be on our own  :lol:

 


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