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Ponant 360˚ Video

Final Editing - Titles - Sound - Color Correction: The videos are ready to be distributed

Edited - the videos have been synchronized and stitched to provide a good viewing experience

Basic Editing - the videos have not been synchronized but stitch points have been edited to provide a basic viewing experience

Rough Cut Editing - the videos have not been synchronized and stitch points have been automatically generated resulting in a very basic viewing experience

Sound - A simple sound track has been provided to enhance the viewing experience

Color Correction - the videos have had full color correction applied

Minor Color Correction - the videos have had some color correction applied to enhance the viewing experience

The 360˚ video panoramas below are not to be considered Final Editing versions. They have been uploaded to YouTube for testing and review. In order to finalise them post processing including re-stitching, editing, color correction, audio editing and titling may have to be undertaken. Once the files have been edited they can be uploaded to YouTube or Facebook for viewing on desktop and mobile devices.

Note: When viewing the 360˚ videos the resolution of the videos can be changed by selecting the small "cog" icon in the video interface and changing the resolution. Video files are notoriously large and the playback speed is dependent upon the quality of the internet connection and the selected resolution.

Port Vila/Lyttelton

Expedition to Mt Yasur - 13m:22s 
Ponant passengers riding across the ash plains to the crater of Mt Yasur.
Basic Editing - Titles - Sound - Color Correction

Tiga Island Zodiac Landing - 2m40s
View from the wharf as the Zodiacs from L'Austral arrive at the beach on the island of Tiga, New Caledonia
Basic Editing - Titles - Sound - Color Correction

Kouare Island Zodiac - 1m:34s
A zodiac ride from L'Austral to Kouare Beach across the coral reefs to a wet landing on the beach.
Basic Editing - Titles - Sound - Color Correction

Also shot but not stitched yet;

  • Port Vila Tender Arrival
  • White Island Zodiac Ride
  • White Island - Expedition
  • Ekualap - Cultural Performance
  • Malakula - Cultural Performance
  • Malakula - Zodiac Ride

 

 

Antarctica

Leaving Deception Bay - 2m:30
Ice flows cover the entrance to the bay and the Captain has ordered the zodiac to fall in behind L'Austral as she sails through the ice.
Rough Cut Editing  - No Color Correction

Fortuna Bay Landing - 1m48s
Landing with the Expedition team on the beach at Fortuna Bay. Numerous seals in the water and on land.
Rough Cut Editing - No Color Correction

Also available but not stitched yet;

  • Larsen Harbour - additional sequences
  • Large Rookery, St Andrews
  • Cruising the shoreline, St Andrews
  • Deck 6, building a snowman
  • Landing in Snow

Marine Deck Passengers 2m30s:
The view from the Marine Deck as Zodiacs ferry passenger to and from Half Moon Bay on a snowy Christmas morning.
Rough Cut Editing - Minor Color Correction

Zodiac Ride Larsen Harbour - 7m46s
Numerous zodiacs exploring the magnificent Larsen Harbour on a foggy morning.
Basic Editing - Basic Color Correction

 

Venice/Athens

Tender to Le Lryial 2m:19s
Sunset on the Croatian island of Hvar and the passengers are being transfered, via tender, back to Le Lyrial from the harbour.
Rough Cut Editing - No Color Correction

Note: the wind noise is very loud - turn down your audio

Also available but not stitched yet;

  • Hvar Town Square

Russian Far East/Japan

Tyuleniy Seals - 1m:25s
Sailing with the Sea Lions off the tiny island of Tyuleniy in the Sea of Okhotsk.                   
Edited - Titles - Color Correction

Photographic the Wreck #1 0min:57s
Nick Rains, guest photographer aboard Le Soleal, gets a speedy ride on one of the ship's zodiacs to do some location shooting.
Rough Cut Editing - No Color Correction

Photographing the Wreck #2 0m:23s
Nick Rains, guest photographer gets the shot of the old Japanese trawler wreck at Morzhovaya Bay from one of the ships zodiacs.
Rough Cut Editing - No Color Correction

Approaching Le Soleal 0m:44s
Passenger returning from Morzhovaya Bay to Le Soleal on the zodiac after exploring the remote location in Kamchatka.
Rough Cut Editing - No Color Correction

Orcas & Zodiac at Chirpoy Island - 1m53s
Off the Island of Chirpoy a pod of Orcas circle the ship and later it's a zodiac ride back to L'Austral.
Edited - Sound - Color Corrected

Koryak Dancers - 00m:36s:
Koryak Village near Petropavlovsk where passengers danced with the village folk dancers.
Edited - Titles - Color Correction

Entering the flooded caldera 2m34s:
Riding the zodiac through the entrance to the flooded caldera to the expedition landing zone near the geothermal region.
Basic Editing - Color Correction

Snow Volcano Chirpoy:
Exploring Snow Volcano lava flows from a zodiac during the Ponant Russian Far East expedition.
Rough Cut Editing - No Color Correction

Yankicha Geo-thermal Area:
Standing near the fumaroels, geo-thermal area, at Yankicha talking with one of the expedition team members.
Rough Cut Editing - Minor Color Correction

Passing Le Soleal - 0m50s
Leaving PONANT Le Soleal and heading toward Snow Volcano on Chirpoy Island.
Rough Cut Editing - No Color Correction