Journal

This is where I post films I make for fun and write stuff about gear and other things.

Autumn Mornings

I woke up really early this morning and couldn’t get back to sleep. The field across the road from my house seems to attract the morning mist. It’s usually empty except for the odd dog walker. It was a beautiful autumn sunrise and i’ve been pretty...

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Hacking Casper

Casper is a WordPress theme by Lacy Morrow. When looking around for a new WordPress theme, I came across Ghost. Ghost is an online publishing platform that takes the complexities out of writing and publishing online. There are some really gorgeous themes available. I was...

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Unsplash

Whilst going through the re-design of my site, I stumbled on an amazing resource of free-to-use photos at unsplash.com. They post ten new photos every ten days and they are mostly amazing. It’s so nice that people are willing to give away such great...

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rogr.net 4.0

This website seems to move with my life serving as a log of different phases. I went freelance last year and was offered my old job back for quite a bit more money, so I sold out. As my life and job changed back,...

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Cheap, Easy Wedding Photo Booth

Some friends of mine recently got married. They wanted to hire a photo booth, however it was quite costly, so they asked me if I could make something. I did a bit of googling and realised that the photos actually looked better if you make your own...

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The cheapest way to buy a MacBook Pro

I finally purchased a 15″ Retina Macbook Pro. These retail at £1799 in the Apple Store. After lots of research I found that Amazon sellers are able to offer them at up to 20% off the retail price.

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David M Martin (RSW, RGI) – Fine Artist

Walking through the door of David M Martin’s house is a bit like stepping through a time warp. David is a ninety year old artist living in Eaglesham, Scotland. He’s the most able ninety year old I’ve ever met and, in fact maybe the...

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Best External Hard Drive for Video Editing?

Update: After blowing nearly £1500 on a new Retina MacBook Pro, I decided to go for the USB 3, 1TB Lacie Rugged as it was the cheaper option. I’ve had it for a week now and edited 2.5k video in Da Vinci Resolve and...

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Great Resources for Filmmakers

I’m constantly on the lookout for resources to help further my career and increase my knowledge. The film industry moves so fast, that you have to learn continually and stay up to date with the latest products, firmware, codecs etc.. This list should help,...

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DIY China Balls for Under £20

There are many ways to light a scene. Whether it is a simple one person interview, a music video on set or a shooting a scene outdoors. There are also many factors to take in to account such as lens speed, natural light and...

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