I am currently in the process of updating a couple of Mobile Media Making courses. I'm running a number of courses in various locations over the next few weeks. This means I have to play and experiment with apps that have either been updated, or that I've not used for a while. Those that follow me on twitter will know I record and upload much more audio than video. Mainly because my workflow … [Read more...] about The Noises on the Roof
We may never know the Impact social media had in shaping our new rather bewildering government. Maybe it reached a lethargic non-voting population and changed their minds. Perhaps it taught the party campaigners to engage with more mobile tools in order to rally their troops. Maybe all it did was introduce other channels of communication to the mix. All I know is it certainly played a part. … [Read more...] about Politics In The Social Media Playground
On the 25th of February 2008, on a cold bright morning, I visited the village of Hallaton in Leicestershire. I was told to expect something strange. A field full of violent people, small kegs of beer called 'bottles' and man with a rabbit on a stick were also mentioned. How could I not go? They were nearly right. The man actually had a hare on a pole. Local folk law states that long ago two … [Read more...] about Bottle-Kicking in Hallaton
I love music photography. It's just not that easy to make a living from it unless you work for an agency or a glossy mag. I have two rates normally, one for mates and unsigned bands (unless i am doing a trade for trade kind of deal) and then a more corporate rate for the big guns. This may sound weird but musicians are always skint.. and i love the work, so it seems only right that if i can be … [Read more...] about Money for nothing or your pix for free.