Software

1-Hour Photo App Brings Analog Patience to iPhone

I'm a big fan of apps that bring back some of the restraints of analog technology that we've  completely forgotten with digital. Now I'm not giving up my digital cameras or editing programs any time soon, but the restraints are fun exercises in creativity and...

Final Cut Pro X – It’s Like Illustrator for Editing

They say Adobe After Effects is like Photoshop for video (or aims to be). I'll take it a step further and say Final Cut Pro X is like Adobe Illustrator for editing. This post is a continuation of what I like about Final Cut Pro X. Check out part 1 on metadata here. It...

Final Cut Pro X – I Had it All Wrong. Metadata is the light.

Not too long ago, I swore off FCPX as a project sabotaging POS and was trying to figure out where to go next. Today, FCPX is all I'm using and I don't see myself jumping ship. How'd I learn to stop worrying and love the bomb? One word. Metadata. With completely...

How to Operate Your DSLR via Your iPhone for $4

Want to control your digital SLR camera from your iPhone (or Touch)? When I was taking pictures of grilled cheese sandwiches, there was a bit of downtime between the grillin', so I figured out how to work this totally awesome magic, all for less than $4. (While...

InqScribe – Best Transcribing Software

I'm finally in the last stretch of transcribing my documentary footage, so I'll keep this post short. I thought I'd talk about the amazing software that I've been using to help me in my task - InqScribe. Basically it's a video player and text editor, but with the sole...