Slackers Zipline and Slackline product videos – extreme backyard adventures
Slackers, a Denver-based outdoor products company specializing in backyard zipline and slackline kits recently hired me to shoot a series of product videos for their website.
It was a fun and very laid-back project to work on. I got to film a group of kids running around, ziplining down a hill, walking on slacklines and basically having a blast. The shoot itself was very simple – all in available light, with minimal set-up and a relatively quick turnaround. It was somewhat challenging to shoot in the bright mid-day sunlight, because the deep dark shadows from the surrounding trees created a harsh contrast. But I did the best I could with the bare-bones set-up I was working with. It was pretty much a run-and-gun project, with just me and the camera.
We got lucky with the weather, as there were a couple of beautiful, sunny 60+ degree weekends. Then, literally just a couple of days after the last shoot, it snowed and the temperatures dropped into the single digits.
Slackers Night Riderz Zipline and Flying Saucer Seat:
Slackers Bungee Brake Kit: