For many discerning content creators the vertical vs landscape video conversation is still raging. Some are happy to digest content as it’s delivered. Others are vocal in their frustrations. When faced with the trend to shoot video in an upright format, some foreheads are slapped. Angry mumblings mumbled. I hesitate to use any video capture app that does not favour landscape over … [Read more...] about Landscape Vs Portrait Video
I have been using the Solarmonkey Adventurer for around six months now. It normally sits in my office window charging and is often grabbed to take out with me to top up the battery on my iPhone 5 and iPad Mini. I have also been known to hang it in the window on a long haul flight when no seat power is supplied. This is a handy and portable free power solution but I mainly use the panel to solve a … [Read more...] about Solar Powered WiFi Solution Using the Solarmonkey Adventurer
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
It's all well and good having a 36 megapixel camera but unless you have the processing power and bandwidth with which to edit and upload, you're going to spend more time fiddling with your photos on a screen than actually taking them. The above image what shot in an allotment with the Nikon D800 set to shoot and record Raw to Compact Flash and jpegs to the SD. I used the camera connection kit … [Read more...] about Mobile editing images from the Nikon D800.
Not sure if you have read this article in the Guardian. http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2011/jan/22/social-networking-cyber-scepticism-twitter It's a new article based on and old statement that's been floating around for a while. I imagine it resurfaced due to the book 'Alone Together' hitting the UK shelves soon. Either that or there is little new to report on. For those that only use … [Read more...] about The Isolated – Are you one?