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    Default Thanks for sbs posts.

    I would like to thank Hans, Alan B, John Scott, Scott P and others for some great SBS tying Instructions. I like SBS instructions because I can print it out and use it by my tying table. Videos hace their place but Unless a special tying
    technique is being shown, I very much prefer SBS. Thanks guys for spending the extra time required to share your talents.

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    I second that thought heartily!
    Mike

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    I could not agree more. I enjoyed them and learned much from them. Thanks for sharing....
    Warren
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    I also want to thank all of the above mentioned tyers and Hans for the inspirations, knowledge shared and especially for helping the long drawn out days of winter to pass by a little easier. Those of us who are visual learners are fortunate to have this technology available to not only see each step, the materials, and if needed online communication with the presenting tyer. I too printed out many of those lessons to have at my tying desk.

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    Okay, allow me to be the dissenting opinion re: SBS vs. video. I prefer to see someone actually tye so I can see the process, various placements of materials, the actual number of wraps of thread or material and the actual movement of the tyers hands. I'm not sure if these aspects can be observed so clearly in an SBS. Regardless, I don't tye while watching the video or, for that matter, while viewing a SBS. I just know that I can spend a few minutes watching a video, by Hans for example, and get more out of it then by scrolling through an SBS. Now don't get me wrong. I appreciate all that the person creating the SBS does and like to view them. If given a choice, I just prefer the video.

    Allan

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    It sounds like the way forward is to do it both ways. I don't know how others go about it but the few videos I've done took me a long long time to edit. Maybe with practice that will come down a bit. I can do a photo SbS in an hour or two, a video takes me 12+ hours. I'll see what I can do.
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    One of my big problems in making videos is working alone. I really could do with an accomplice. There are a few ideas I have for video, but, short of growing another pair of arms, I can't film them. The problem is that I needs someone who has at least some knowledge of fly tying. I've tried with a friend who is involved in TV production. He hasn't a clue what he should be filming.

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    AlanB, there should be a way for you too record with your camera while streaming the image through your monitor... basically using your monitor as the viewing screen, that way if you are uncertain about a specific angle, you can just look up and see it one your screen, adjust your hands, or material without stressing if your thumb blocked the shot... with practice, you wont even need to redo any steps.... its amazing what a quick glance can do while making a video! if you want, message me your camera type, model and year, ill look up if its possible (being the techno geek i am )


    ive been thinking about all the SBS's(?) you guys post.... all the major contributors, (you know who you are) do any of you have copies stashed in a folder on your computer?(or anywhere else for that matter) i would like to make a collaboration, possibly create a book for everyone to enjoy... if any of you do, or are interested, message me... (other than sifting through the board for hours)
    i have a book i found online called "the fly tying bible," and its quite handy.... i would love to showcase all of the incredible skill, care, and workmanship you all bring to the table....

    as for videos.. i used to watch nothing but... anymore though the SBS are more then enough, i find myself trying to skip ahead when watching videos anymore! that's not to say dont watch any, its fun to watch them "come to life."

    thanks guys,
    spoof

    PS- if it wasn't for you guys, i would have given up a long time ago...
    you guys are my inspiration, so thanks, seriously
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