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15 August 2011 @ 11:34 pm
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I've just found out how great VLC is to make screencaps. I know, I'm only five years late.
Now I just need to learn how not to screencap the characters when they're making funny faces...





(I swear I did try to make a weird one of Sara, but couldn't manage with the couple of vids I have on my laptop. She's just that pretty and perfect *shrugs*)
 
 
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Tori: pb | bleak | always on the runtorigates on August 16th, 2011 12:31 am (UTC)
Hahaha, nice!
Clair de Lune: pb - michaelclair_de_lune on August 16th, 2011 02:09 pm (UTC)
Poor them. I try to screencap them for the first time in years, and the first thing I do is mocking them *g*
Maz (or foxxy!): Don't Fu...tuesdaeschild on August 16th, 2011 11:42 am (UTC)
Hehe!! There seems to be an art in avoiding funny faces when making screencaps! ;)

I used to have VLC on my old computer and it was brilliant!
Clair de Lune: text - dumbclair_de_lune on August 16th, 2011 02:10 pm (UTC)
I don't use VLC a lot, but it's free, light and it installs in a blink of an eye... And it's neat to make screencaps, apparently. I'm sure that I did try to screencap with it when I first installed it years ago, but either I didn't understand how it worked or it was not as handy back then. Go figure!
Maz (or foxxy!): Adorkabletuesdaeschild on August 17th, 2011 05:12 pm (UTC)
I've downloaded it again to my laptop; The Boy lost it when he had a breakdown last year! And I'm sure I can use my box set and transfer the eps. I'm going to try, anyway.

I think VLC has got handier! :)
The Coalition For Disturbing Metaphors: heh-hehhalfshellvenus on August 16th, 2011 07:16 pm (UTC)
Excellent!

Michael looks as if his face is melting, and Linc is clearly channeling Tarzan. \o/
Clair de Lune: pb - lincolnclair_de_lune on August 16th, 2011 07:35 pm (UTC)
LOL, well, Lincoln is calling Michael: I guess it explains the primal cry? *g*
Maz (or foxxy!): Smash timetuesdaeschild on August 17th, 2011 05:14 pm (UTC)
Hehe!!! Michael brings out the animal in Linc!
Maz (or foxxy!): Michael Lolztuesdaeschild on August 17th, 2011 05:13 pm (UTC)
Lolz! That is absolutely spot on!!
Filthy Bunny: OMGfilthy_bunny on August 19th, 2011 05:54 pm (UTC)
OMG, brilliant! Crooning Michael and Operatic Linc, in stills from their latest music videos!! XD

This is particularly funny to me because I am RIGHT NOW in the middle of using VLC to take a zillion caps from my season one DVDs. :D
Clair de Lune: s.w.calliesclair_de_lune on August 20th, 2011 11:39 am (UTC)
Bwaha. And the screencaps actually are from a music video, BTW *g*

Um. Taking screencaps, you say... Would it be just for the pleasure of screencaping? Or would that mean fanarts at some point? o_O
Filthy Bunnyfilthy_bunny on August 20th, 2011 12:43 pm (UTC)
Actually I was trawling for screencaps of whumped characters for the picspam thread I'm planning to start... But of course it turned into a big squee/drool-fest and I ended up with over 300 caps. XD

I would love to do more fanarts, but the problem isn't with getting the Linc and Michael shots, it's with finding suitable boy-on-boy photos to use as a basis. ¬_¬ It's surprisingly difficult! Most stuff I find is either way too porny and unsexy, or the body types are all wrong for M/L. Oh, the trials of being a smut-loving fangirl! *sigh*
Clair de Lune: text - i knowclair_de_lune on August 20th, 2011 09:02 pm (UTC)
Well, in your defense, it's not easy to stop or even control this kind of fest, is it? *g* I saw you posted the pic-spam, I'll have to hop to uncuffmybrother...

Yes, I can see the issue. I've only tried to make manips a couple of times, it was only one person in the pic, and I had a hard time finding suitable "bases". Granted, I put Michael in a dress and Sara in a tux, but still :-p

Most stuff I find is either way too porny and unsexy

I can see the issue here too. It's probably easier to find this kind of material than what you're looking for :-( I must say I prefer... let's say R-rated manips to NC-17 ones.

Oh, the trials of being a smut-loving fangirl! *sigh*

It's almost a full-time job!