Good Bye, Snorkel the Hippo (who just died at Auckland Zoo) - [shot with Canon EOS 550D in HD]

, posted: 2-Oct-2010 13:38

My three year old is devastated when she heard of the old hippo being put down at Auckland Zoo.

Here is the last time I filmed the hippo:

... Plus it gives me a chance to show off the capability of the new Canon EOS 550 Digital SLR camera

The video was shot using the movie mode at 50 frames per second. Now I just need to learn to use manual focusing like those professional wild life cameramen!

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I am a project manager / consultant that specialises in implementing cloud computing and Customer Relationship Management Systems. I also develop applications and especially interested in Smart tablet interfaces and Clouds.

I live in Auckland with my partner and four children. For fun, I am into robotics - My children and I spend a lot of time building robots with LEGO MINDSTORMS. I am also one of the 30 people from around the world selected by LEGO as an MCP (Mindstorms Community Partner).

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