So long… summer!

Jeff Scher's blog, "The Animated Life", in The New York Times  has an exquisitely delightful rendering in oils and pastels, of visuals from the summer just gone past..."Summer Retreat". In a flash I recalled this animoto,  childhood's end... and my first blog entry.

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We can’t quit… until we begin!

Music Credit: Ponticello; My video: Animoto Locations: Mahabaleshwar, Panchgani

Music from the ‘art… “Kajra re”

Miniature paintings of Rajasthan often follow the theme of "Ragas", the code followed in Indian Classical Music. In recent times, this visual folk art is being rendered through everyday objects (some on the video here, are 'coasters'). The classical music theme on my animoto video is from a cheesy dance number "Kajra Re" choreographed for … Continue reading Music from the ‘art… “Kajra re”

From Martha’s Vineyard to Santa Barbara

Bonita, Mamma Mia! Could someone translate this song - Chloe Temtchine's Que Lo Cura - for me, please? Thanks in advance.

Oh, so this is New York City!

Si, c'est Manhattan. Yeh hai... Manhattan. That's how I speak... in a lingo-medley. Anyway, no one sees NYC all in one go. Well... these are my early impressions of Downtown, set in motion on this animoto video. Al Di Meola, I love 'Capoeira'.

Dang tribal district

Here are glimpses of the lush greens of Gujarat, just following the rains. Tall bamboo and heavy teak grace the Dang (pronounced: Daang) forest. One favorite spot for the locals is Gira Falls. S…lush After watching this 30-sec video that animoto helped me put together, if you’re interested, visit Dang on Wikipedia. But with so … Continue reading Dang tribal district

Scenes from the silver screen.

Of course, Animoto is one of my most recent toys, so I decided to play-back some of the scenes that have been memorable during the past few years. I do tend to watch movies largely on DVDs borrowed from the Public Library, so often I've watched movies at home, long after they were running to … Continue reading Scenes from the silver screen.

The 800 miles Chase… in 30 seconds!

Across 800 miles... from the mid-west to NYC... on the I-80! Play the video - The Chase - that I created, using Animoto's cool tool. They have some music freebies too... you could even buy the track, if you wish. Easy-peasy... Artist: Adam Burns Track: Havana RulesThanks, Animoto.