This time I used photographs in my Flash animation. The file is kinda big (18MB for 33-secs — YIKES!!!) because I wasn’t able to compress it into anything that looked good. Since I ran out of time, I didn’t have a chance to play with how I imported the photos (they imported into the Flash Editor as bitmaps 😦 ). Anyhow, here’s the best I could do by encoding to AVI.
I like the outcome of this little slide show. If I didn’t have duration limitations, I would have held the photos still for longer. I also had some more atmosphere photos that I would have liked to have included. Hopefully I will be forgiven for going 3-secs over the time limit.
It would be nice to give people an easier and less expensive tool than the Adobe Flash Editor to make slide shows like this. I think video of stills is a powerful story telling method. I wonder what music would have gone well with this. Any suggestions? I think after working some more with compression, adding music would be a nice touch.
The next assignment is an interactive Flash webpage. The assignment is due in two-weeks. Look forward to it :).