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A Good Astronomy Article and A Good Website for Those Interested In Astronomy

Astronomy has apparently had a boost of interest during Covid as people have been constrained at home and are thus looking not only for new …

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My Art PhD Experience And Advice For Those Considering Doing One

Several years ago I finished my PhD in new media art. It was an interesting and challenging experience. My PhD started as a Masters degree …

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Why I’m Disappointed with Canon

I’ve been a Canon user for a very long time, in fact since 1984. Over most of that time, I’ve been pretty happy with Canon. …

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Panasonic VariCam 35 sheds light on BBC’s Moorside

The VariCam 35 was chosen for the popular BBC One docu-drama The Moorside, the most successful debut of a drama for the Corporation in 15 …

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When Documentarians are Journalists: Managing the Blowback Threat

Last night I went to a talk at RMIT University organised by the Docuverse research group. The speaker was Patricia Aufderheide, a visiting academic from the …

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Digital Tri-Colour Photography In Full Colour and Infrared

An old technique has a new lease on life in the digital world of Photoshop to create interesting images from both compact digital cameras and …

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Sony expands range of compact full-frame mirrorless cameras with the launch of the ultra-sensitive Alpha 7S II

Press Release Sydney, 11 September 2015  Sony today announced the latest addition to its award winning series of compact, full-frame 7 cameras with the introduction …

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Frame.io with FCPX integration is a great platform for video editing collaboration

Frame.io has now been around for a few months and already had over 30,000 users. They now have a desktop app that integrates into FCPX …

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Tangerine movie shot with iPhones and anamorphic lens adapters

Sean Baker’s latest film, Tangerine, was shot on iPhones using the FiLMiC app and Moondog Labs 1.33x anamorphic lens adapters to give a wide screen …

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The Saatchi and Saatchi New Director’s Showcase 2015

The 2015 Saatchi and Saatchi showcase of short films by new directors is out and definitely worth a look. The YouTube channel with all the …

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The cinematographer’s process

Robert Hardy over on No Film School (a great site) has a great series of articles on the cinematographer’s process: Part 1 – Breaking down …

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Managing data in FCPX

Dan McComb over on his blog has published a good series of three articles on data wrangling in FCPX. His focus is documentary film making: …

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Watchtower of Turkey amazing short film edited in FCPX

Leonardo Dalessandri’s amazing Watchtower of Turkey is visually stunning. Edited in FCPX it has been a personal inspiration for me on what you can achieve. …

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Colour Grading

Our current focus is on improving our skills in colour grading. To this end I thought I would share some links I’m finding useful: General …

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Focus is first studio movie edited in FCPX

Focus is a pretty damn good film and is also the first studio production edited in FCPX. As an FCPX user, I’ve been keen to …

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Indie Film Makers and 4k, is it right for us yet?

I guess like most of you I am constantly considering what gear I should be using for my film making. The mass of options now …

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Using the Leap Motion in interactive art projects

I’ve been exploring the Leap Motion since it was released and using microcontrollers, like the Arduino and Raspberry Pi for longer. These devices seem a …

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Keeping Track Of Stuff

Back from an extended summer (Down Under) break and I am thinking about all the things I have to get done. Then I came across …

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The Week In Photography 28th May 2013

Here’s what has caught my attention on the Internet about photography over the past few weeks: Bug-eye camera offers a new view of the world …

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