We tried last year to no avail to shoot some video footage of our haunt in motion. The best we got was some grainy black and white footage. So, how do you folks that shoot good/great video of your yards/haunts do it?
The Tulsa weather was perfect! No wind, mild climate, and a clear sky. Our fog hugged the ground, and looked great! We had more trick-or-treaters than last year, but still a light turn-out; maybe 50-60 kids. Some kids would not enter the grounds, as it looked too spooky for them- others got spooked by our live actors milling about. All-in-all, a good haunt!
Well, the title is not exactly truthful, as it's a three volt flicker LED robbed from a 33 cent tea light. We added a 470-ohm resistor inline with the hot lead from the bulb for use on our 12V DC circuit.
First step was to remove the glass chimney and the wick apparatus. This lantern has been sitting around for years, and was dry as a bone, otherwise, it would have needed to be emtied of any oil fuel, and cleaned out. The next step was to apply flat black spray paint. We use…Continue