BBC: Drone maker DJI bans Washington flights after White House crash.
DJI’s smart. Make hay while the sun shines, folks.
Slugline. Simply Screenwriting.
Of interest if’n you need this sort o’ tool.
ReadWrite: Why We Need A New Word For Drones.
I was all over this what, nine months, a year ago? Catch up, media. Or not. “Drone” sells ad impressions.
EOS HD: DSLR Video Quality Rank, January 2015.
Vox: Someone successfully used a drone to breach the White House security perimeter.
Drugs over the border, visiting the President ... if you wondered why the FAA was dragging its feet, these seem to be good examples.
Youtube: Danny Macaskill - The Ridge.
Vimeo: We Were Not Made For This World.
Nice try. Don’t tell us. Show us.
Vimeo: Neven Mrgan on Why Skeuomorphism Is Like a Classic Car.
Guardian.UK: ‘Three suns’ appear over Mongolia in rare anthelion phenomenon – video.
It’s that time of year. Cool.
Dazed: Drone carrying six pounds of meth crashes at Mexican border.
New commercial use. Not quite what anyone expected, I’m sure. Border Patrol’s going to get real good at ‘wing shots’.
Here’s a thought. Post-Ferguson, post-NYC, what of ‘cop shows’?
Hollywood has to find another theme for cheap-to-film predictable evening entertainment. Zombies?
Mashable: GoPro stock plummets after Apple granted patent for mounted cameras.
Pulling the rug out from under, if Apple decides to compete. GoPro is pretty mature at this point; it’s a big leap from nothing to marketshare for Apple. GoPro has lots of competition, none have knocked it off yet. Color me skeptical.
Youtube: Arosa Classic Car 2012 - Mercedes Benz 300SL Flügeltür-Coupé.
Art of VFX: Captain America, The Winter Soldier: Making of, by ILM.
Who needs physical actors? We’re almost there.
Vimeo: Open Door to Solitude.
Media/ite: Baltimore Fox 45 WBFF Kill a Cop Chant Video Edit Protest.
What happens to ‘believe what you see and hear’, now that video is as easy to manipulate as Photoshop stills?
Seems the social media will become check-and-balance. If one can meaningfully winnow through all the noise.
EOSHD: Fuji X-T1 v3.0 firmware now available/24p video mode/full frame with Speed Booster ULTRA.
DSLR Video Shooter: Top 10 Video Gear Picks of 2014.
Xmas gift suggestion: Gordy’s camera straps.
Great stuff, and you’ll be supporting a fellow blogger.
Note: I’ll start doing these occasionally, pointing to those who frequent this blog and have wares for sale.
Vimeo: Nils Frahm - Re (Official Music Video).
OneHeadlightInk: Batman V. Superman WRAPS in Taos, New Mexico.
FYI for fans. No Affleck or other ‘star’ sightings, that I’ve heard about.
The Luminous Landscape: Sony A7 MKII Hands On.
“No Virginia, there is no 4K video. My guess is that this is being reserved for the anticipated A9 model due some time in early 2015 – at least according to the rumour mill.” That’s going to put a damper on sales ... a ‘better’ A9 model?
Youtube: The Avengers Sing Christmas Carols.
Forget the beginning; go to 0:41.
Youtube: Random Acts of Pasta.
Some nice news, for once.