Monthly Archive: July 2011

Video editing on the iPad #videography #ipad

Video editing on the iPad #videography #ipad

I am apparently the last person on earth who does not yet have an iPad. Anyway, those that have them are using them for video editing, as described here: Quick-edit Videography with iMovie for iPad « Moving at the Speed of Creativity. Me, I still use my MacBook for portable work. Why? I like having over 100 Gigabytes of disk...

Unique Micro Four Thirds (m43) Lenses

Unique Micro Four Thirds (m43) Lenses

A neat opportunity with the micro 4/3ds cameras is the opportunity to readily use older lenses or, for DSLR-type cameras, non-standard lenses. I recently bought a remarkable Vivitar f2.8 135mm prime lens for the Minolta mount for $20 on EBay. Wow. On the micro 4/3ds camera, there is a 2x multiplier so that this becomes an f2.8 270mm lens. For...

Altissimo. Changes in Pace. A short film.

Altissimo. Changes in Pace. A short film.

Patryk Kizny sends word of his (with partners) newest short film, Altissimo. Shot entirely in time lapse, and some with sliders, over one week in Switzerland. See the video page for more information about the making of this time lapse film and licensing. Altissimo. Changes in pace. A timelapse short film from Patryk Kizny on Vimeo.

Stock Photos and Royalty Free music

Stock Photos and Royalty Free music

Royalty Free Stock Photos at Fotolia.com. Good photos, low prices. Other good sources include the Zemanta plugin in WordPress that tries to fetch public domain photos for use on your blog. I only use them for non-commercial purposes as many of them go back to Flickr or Wikipedia and other public sources. For music, check out Incompetech.  Free for personal,...