SF New Mexican: ‘Longmire’ returns to Santa Fe for season 3.
My new fave series. Though it is supposed to be set in Wyoming, it’s filmed all around Santa Fe and environs. I recognize so many locations.
Later: How Robert Taylor could go from Ballykissangel to The Matrix to Longmire, boggles the mind. Props.
ProVideoCoalition: A Point and Shoot Camera For Shooters.
A Canon S110. Read on.
Zeldman: Joy of content creation (and the hazards of building in someone else’s sandbox).
NY Daily News: 3-time Olympic champion ski jumper Morgenstern hospitalized after crash.
Ye gods. Best wishes for a swift recovery.
Youtube: Can You Walk on Water? (Non-Newtonian Fluid Pool).
No reason science can’t be fun.
Youtube: Daria Werbowy for MANGO Spring 2014 - The making of.
Note how many people it takes to make one model look great. And at around 0:58, she gets extra makeup on her knee. 4K is going make life hell for models, and enrich makeup artists and post-prod pros.
Guardian.UK: TED isn’t a recipe for ‘civilisational disaster’.
TED curator Chris Anderson answers critics. I’ll pull a quote: “A TED talk is not a book. It is not a peer-reviewed scientific paper.” Some treat the videos as such, and it is unwise to do so without hitting current research sources. Same as linkblogging … you’ve got to check the speaker’s ‘facts.’ Every time. I get lazy, I get reprimanded by my audience.
[Note this argument is very similar to the one ‘political entertainers’ use to justify their existence. They pull back to ‘entertainer’ status the minute controversy hits. So it is with TED — only you’re warned clearly ahead of time. That ‘E’ stands for ‘Entertainment.’ They could have used that ‘E’ to stand for ‘Education’. They didn’t. They knew what they’d be broadcasting. TED is more honest.]
Not perfect, but certainly very pleasing. I see some creative uses for this.
Vimeo: Sixth element.
Aurora Borealis. Do two things for me: make sure HD is highlighted, and then go fullscreen before viewing this. Thank me later.
Youtube: The Moral Limits of Markets.
In a collegiate sphere, one can discuss morals and morality without the presupposition of religious requirement. Among average people in America, sadly no. Stay for the ‘love and economics’ discussion near the end. Background on the speaker.
Stirling & Cooper: Animated GIFs.
People have forgotten how amazing Fangio was as a driver. He could do this kind of line lap after lap, with an inch of variation.
Gizmodo: Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera Review - Small, Fussy, Beautiful.
No useful audio interface? B-roll only. Put an XLR plug on the bottom!
Youtube/DigitalRev: Nikon Df Hands-on Review.
CNet: Like that house for sale? Get a drone’s eye view first.
Expected. Won’t get a whole lot of traction in Santa Fe; you’ve seen one flat asphalt roof, you’ve seen ‘em all. I suppose a ‘driving up the driveway’ drone shot might be useful, however.
With the Sound of Music, a Teacher Helps His Student Overcome Stuttering and Read Poetry.
Open Culture. This fact has been observed and known for *ages* … one can speak along with another person fluently, follow a rhythm, or sing over blockages. Miraculous to see, but something of a parlor trick. Long term - legato speech … though this is quite interesting.
Creative Cow: iStopMotion 3.5 Now Supports Canon DSLR Live View.
The Brander: Ravinder Bhogal – Cook in Boots.
Check the videos at the bottom of the article … chocolate, raisin and brandy fudge? Where do I sign up?
HiConsumption: Digital Bolex D16 Video Camera.
Lovely aesthetic to the camera. The footage supplied looks like outtakes from “The French Connection.” I’m happy to leave that era behind.
Youtube: How attached cats are to their owners?
Not much, as it turns out. Given the video, I’m inclined to think they’re actively pursuing a ‘better provider’.
Nature is My Medicine: If other planets were the same distance as our Moon ...
Cool, even if it’s not exact.
Vimeo: streets of milano.
Shot entirely on an iPhone 5s handheld.
Vimeo: Cruising Viva.
Looks warm. Dreaming of short sleeve shirts again.