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AMD v nVidia

AMD v nVidia

I just thought I’d share my experience regarding my resolution of stability issues in Premiere Pro. I think fairly or unfairly Premiere has a reputation in the professional editing community of not being the most stable NLE out there. I was certainly in the......

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x-rite colorchecker

X-rite ColourChecker

Working in the video world there are some vital bits of kit, a camera, a tripod, editing software, ok great. What about lens, batteries, memory cards, sure. Lights, audio equipment, monitors. The list will go on and on if you let it and my......

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Mentee to Mentor

Mentee to Mentor

In my early days straight out of university, fresh faced and with a slightly slimmer waistline. I found it hard to find work in my chosen career path. Various jobs I took to pay bills, took me further and further away from working in......

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Flat Tires & Chocolate

Flat Tires & Chocolate

I was on my way to pick up some essentials from the local little Tesco after I dropped my little girl off at school this morning. At that point I hadn’t decided whether or not to pick up a bag of buttons, they are......

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Ninety nine problems

Ninety nine problems

A famous musician, whose name escapes me at the moment, stated that he once went through a period of his life where he was afflicted by ninety nine different problems. But his significant other was apparently not one of those ninety nine problems. I......

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Building Blocks

Building Blocks

I was playing Duplo with my Daughter just now, as all good Daddy’s do. We were building a straightforward hollow brick ‘castle’ tower, as high as our allotment of coloured 4×2 bricks would allow. The 4×2 bricks are vital building blocks when building a......

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To plan or not to plan?

To plan or not to plan?

Throughout an education in media production or film studies, you would probably have it drummed into you. Plan plan plan! Which is a good rule generally speaking. If you are hoping to create the next Good Will Hunting or Juno on a shoestring budget,......

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Having my cake AND eating it!

I’ve already shared in a blog post about how I enjoy what I do, it’s a cliché but life really is too short to be in job you hate. So I count myself even more fortunate when my work and my life interests and......

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a frame from a music video of a beautiful sunset

Variety!

Today I was finally getting around to updating my online portfolio on my video channels, youtube, vimeo and Facebook, and it struck me. I love my job! What I do is so varied and takes me places that I’d never have expected. Locally I’ve......

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behind the scenes picture of the camera setup for watch obsession video

The pursuit of Kit

Working in the video industry there is immense pressure to own the latest kit. There will always be a bigger and better camera on the market, or a camera the same size as your current one, that does 15 things when yours only does......

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