#MakeSomething

This is what I tell my kids. Usually after I’ve turned off the wi-fi or taken away the TV or Xbox… “Dad, what can I do?” “Make something!” For seven years now I’ve actively been finding ways to get people creative with the technology that would have had me giddy with excitement when I wasContinue reading “#MakeSomething”

House of Cards Timelapse project

– I’ve started another movie project. It’s not finished yet, so I wanted to tell you a bit about it but also give you a few tips if you’re interested in doing more mobile movie making yourself. This project is time consuming – quite literally time consuming. I love time lapse photography. With analogue photography it wasContinue reading “House of Cards Timelapse project”

Instagram HyperLapse

  A new movie capturing app from photo sharing platform Instagram promises to bring powerful ‘steadying’ capabilities to your iPhone (and Android phone very soon). Ordinarily steadying or ‘anti-shake’ software maps every frame in a clip and tracks constant elements to determine the movement of the camera and use that information to fix unwanted movement. ThisContinue reading “Instagram HyperLapse”

My kind of CPD!

The McManus (Dundee’s Museum and Art Gallery) was host to a ‘continuing professional development’ (CPD) session last night. Organised by Angus Arts Co-ordinator Pauline Meikleham, artists and teachers from Angus Council came along to hear about the McManus creative learning programme, the Youth Action Group and the ‘Sense of Place’ project/exhibition (closes Friday, so hurry!).Continue reading “My kind of CPD!”