Category: Tutorials

Getting cool music for your amateur video projects is tough — assuming you want to keep things…

Getting cool music for your amateur video projects is tough — assuming you want to keep things legal. Recently, I did a video for the karate school that I attend and really thought that Kennedy’s song “Karate” would be awesome for the video. So, I took a chance and emailed the artist on Facebook and asked his ...

There’s nothing wrong with shooting JPEGs.

Far too often on photography forums, websites, tutorials, and articles, photographers downplay and even make fun of shooting JPEGs. It’s become a badge of honor to only shoot RAW format photos. Of course RAW photos give you more editing leeway, but you can get some lovely results of you learn the ins and outs of ...

Cut the cable! DVRs are a scam! I miss my VCR!

Cut the cable! DVRs are a scam! I miss my VCR! Back in my day we could record any TV program that we wanted to. We had unlimited storage, could watch one channel, record another, pause, rewind, fast forward, skip commercials, and share our recordings with others. We could go into nearly any department store ...

“The Best Camera Is The One That’s With You” — Chase Jarvis

What a great quote! The other night, our three year old Anya was taking her bath. I was hanging out in the bathroom to make sure she was safe. She was laying there in the water with her dirty little face poking through the suds, so I had to grab a picture. This was shot with ...