When I landed in San Francisco mid-week before last, I wasn’t paying much attention. I try to zone out on the plane: listen to music, watch Netflix, or just sleep. I find that makes the long flight seem shorter. I was in “the zone.”
Unexpectedly, the cabin filled with the acrid smell of smoke, and I remembered the California… Continue reading
I was interested in exploring shooting anamorphic video with the iPhone 6s+1. In fact, I was interested in seeing how far I could push video with the iPhone generally: nighttime, directly into the sun, etc. I also wanted to try mixing some 360º footage into the my little project to see if significantly changing perspective in a normal “flat” video… Continue reading
Yay for Vimeo! They present video in the correct aspect ratio without letterboxing, unlike YouTube!
All that effort to produce 1:2.39 aspect ratio content, and then YouTube adds that hideous black letterbox! Come on Google, get up to speed here! And what’s with the thumbnail that’s not in the correct aspect ratio at all?!
Shot on my iPhone this… Continue reading
hat’s the best thing to do when you’re totally stressed out? Exactly! Go shoot something. And that’s exactly what I did!
The fog was crazy; so, I grabbed my new Canon 5D Mark IV and headed for the hills—literally. I’m still very much learning the nature of this camera.
As I’ve mentioned before, I’m in shock over it’s low light… Continue reading
Well, yes. In my life, anyway! I once loved gadgetry. Now I suffer from gadetnoia, and I’ve got it bad!
So, for the past few weeks, well, months now, actually, I’ve been cleaning house—digital house and real house.
Yes, you read that right. Even the light switches in this house are driving me insane.
Why can’t I just… Continue reading