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Talking Santa to Demented Elf Top 10

By Tremor30, 07/17/2011

Here is a Vizualizer of Talking Santa to the Demented Elf's Top 10 reasons for putting up so many lights! The Video rendering didn't do it justice. There is too much delay and it definitly looks better. Once I get my lights in the santa I'll post a real video of it.

If anyone else has the same demented elf out take and the talking santa and want the sequence then send me a msg.



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I actually am using the visuallizer from the Lightshow.com website. I got their pre-made sequences for the Santa and I just saved the settings for the visuallizer. It worked great because I don't have space in my whole visuallizer for this much detail. So I've been testing with this then copy to the main one.

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I'm just mowing through my talking santa's... LOL. I have 3 done now and 4th is started. I've gotten the hang of it and it seems to go quite easy. I'm planning on doing all my Demented Elf work with Santa. I have 19 clips anywhere from 1 min to 10 seconds. I think it will really add a cool touch to the display. I can't wait for my lights to get here so I can see what it looks like in real life instead of just the visuallizer.

I don't think I'm going to post anymore visuallizer of this. Because of the lag on the capture software I'm using it misses too much and doesn't look that great. Once I get the lights I'll film my santa for real and upload it!

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