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PEN E-P3: A Whole New PEN

In preparation for the launch of the new Olympus PEN cameras, I got to test the PEN E-P3. What I found was that this new PEN is much more than a new model in the PEN series. Rather, it’s a new generation of PEN camera that, to me, marks the maturity of the PEN system […]

Adobe Premiere Pro Blue Render Bug

After pulling my hair out for the better part of a month, I think I’ve finally identified the steps to trigger a bug affecting After Effects, Premiere Pro and Adobe Media Encoder and, steps to work around it. The Problem: When exporting videos from Adobe Premiere Pro that contain a rendered clip (like a title […]

Where Do We Belong? A Seed of A Thought

I wrote this earlier in the month and have been sitting on it hoping to write more. Rather than wait for that day, I thought I’d share it hoping it provides some food for thought for your weekend or the coming week. Where Do We Belong? A recurring thread of conversations I’ve had with other […]

Audio Shapes The Meaning of the Visuals

This afternoon, I came across this interesting example of how audio can affect the way we perceive visual images. These two trailers for the Resonance film have an identical visual track, but the audio between the two segments is radically different. As a result the emotion of, and my reaction to the two trailers differs […]

Gains In Intelligent Software

Almost two years ago I wrote a post imagining a future where intelligent asset management software would remove most of the labor involved in managing large image collections. Fortunately, we’re starting to see gains in image recognition software which promise to make solving these difficult tasks easier and less time consuming. I recently learned of […]

Friday Round Up: Friday Round-Up: The Perilis of Social Searc, Bin-laden on Twitter & True Multimedia Magazines on iPad.

This was an interesting week. Editing the video and audio tracks from Strictly Business 3 provided a great deal of food for thought. The presentations are outstanding and it was a joy to relive the presentations again. So it was from that mind-expanded perspective that I gathered these little signals from the Web. I’ll point […]

Friday Round-up: The $2.99 Follow Focus, Revolutionary Data Visualization and Mr. Beam Takes On the World

The $2.99 Follow Focus. I came across this little tidbit last night, a jar opener turned follow focus and am game to give it a try. Thus weekend I’ll be making a trip to Bed Bath and Beyond (probably the only the you’ll hear that on my blog) and pick up one to test. I’ll […]

Friday Round-up: QR Codes, AR and New-parent productivity

Yes, I know this blog hasn’t gotten a lot of love lately. Having a 4 month old while still juggling a business is a tricky proposition. As a result, blog posts have essentially fallen by the wayside. So, inspired by the Communicatrix, I’m going to try and at least publish a Friday Roundup to close […]

Friday Round-up 2-4-11: ASMP SB3, Squeeze 7, Mobile Video

I’m still on a high from ASMP’s Strictly Business conference two-weeks ago in Los Angeles. If you are a professional photographer, or want to be one, you owe it to yourself to attend SB3. You only have two more chances, Philadelphia Feb 25-27 and Chicago April 1-3. I hope to see you there! While we’re […]

Thievery Corporation, Vampire Weekend and Global Photography

There is a long history of regional music styles influencing one another as musicians adopt, assimilate or incorporate distinctive rhythms, instruments or musical phrases into their own music—a sonic melting pot, if you will. This tradition seems, like most trends, to have accelerated in the Internet age with music lovers and musicians being exposed to […]