I was in college (set the wayback machine to 1987) when I received a random email from a new company, Adobe. They were looking for beta testers for Adobe Illustrator on the Next box, and as I had gotten in an exclusive college group that was trying out the new fangled computer by Steve Jobs, […]
Archive | July, 2014
If you are like 95% of all YouTube viewers, you skip the ads at the front. An ad agency decided to attempt to stop people from clicking the “Skip Ad” button. Very clever…
6 Big SEO Tips for Small Business. As a small business, outreach used to be about radio, then came TV… and now, it’s all about the Internet. To tame this new beast requires an understanding of the Search Engine, and how optimizing your site and Internet strategy can be used to your own advantage. From […]
Whether you are a Star Wars fan, or an audio engineer, you will appreciate this vintage archive footage of an audio design legend Ben Burtt speaking about how he built the sounds of the light saber. There’s a cool microphone trick caught on film near the end…
This plugin (After Effects, Premiere, Final Cut, Motion, Vegas and Photoshop) or stand-alone software makes taking your digital image into a “film stock look” easy, quick and cheap ($150.). It wasn’t too long ago that I remember certain film purists make the claim, “Digital will never match the quality of film!” Oh, yee of little […]
Here’s a fun animation by Weird Al Yankovic, very contemporary text animation, and a catchy tune at that. A must watch!
In case you need something that can shoot at 44,000 frames per second, you will be needing this slick camera: http://www.studiodaily.com/2014/07/watch-the-fastest-phantom-cam-shoot-at-44000-fps-and-higher/?hq_e=el&hq_m=2915651&hq_l=5&hq_v=cbbc0dff3a
This piece is like a CatScan of a tree, slowly revealing the layers of the tree underneath. Very cool!