This weekend was my second opportunity to attend and participate in the annual Trapper’s Rendezvous campout held about 30 minutes west of Newton in southcentral Kansas. Two years ago, I shot a series of videos of different “mountain men” character re-enactors. (“Storychasing the 2010 Trappers Rendezvous“) My favorite video from that trip, however, was the video interview, “Trading an Alligator Tooth for a Laptop.” Those videography experiences encouraged me to create a longer (13.5 minute) documentary this year with my iPhone. The high definition upload was a little over 1 GB in size, which makes it the largest, edited video I’ve shared online to date. Many thanks to everyone who agreed to be interviewed for this video. Enjoy!

Alexander's Trading Items

Chris demonstrates a Zippo lighter

A unique trader's hat

Come trade with Homer

More photos are available in this Flickr set. Also check out the ten minute video I posted from the weekend, “7th Regiment Kansas Volunteer Cavalry, Bushwhackers, and Jayhawkers (Kansas in 1861 – 1865)“.

What fun!

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