Third year has begun and my enthusiasm proportionally waned. It's hard to quantify exactly what is is about an education at UCE that can be so draining. As yet i have not been assigned a tutor to guide this project but this might turn out to be a good thing. As long as i work.
The first version of the program to reconstruct images is now being tested, i hesitate to say that i have only directed it's development rather than written it but this is mainly because of time constraints. It's written in an age old language, GLPro but it it does the job kind of. I gathered 24Hrs of HDV footage at 1440x1080 so i could gauge the look of images relative to the number of images input but as yet have only managed to process 65,800 of the 2.1 million frames that make up the HDV video file - this is because of a peculiar limitation of Quicktime and MPEG Streamclip to open files over 6.5Hrs or 300Gb in size. By now it's obvious that i have avoided any talk of the content or subject matter that may be contained in these static timelapses. This is for a mixture of reasons, im still developing the idea conceptually in my mind and im of the unfortunate persuasion to not really believe in myself needing to be involved in the authorship of any media. In essence im not really interested in subject matter layer but the process's below that. This is something that needs far more exploration and a dash of theoretical justification to keep tutors from telling their has to be a concept whiles they fail to see it just not in the form of expressing myself with pictures of peoples pets.