Today’s photo of the day, part of “a photo a day challenge 2020”, is of a broken egg underwater. It looks like a big nose under a helmet. What do you see? Leave a message below. This is the second part of the session I started last night when I photographed a strawberry floating in water. I started setup around 11pm so In the first session I only had time to shoot, edit and post the strawberry. After midnight, meaning today, I resumed my photo session and these are some of the images I am kind of happy with. The […]
Category Archives: Tips and Tricks
Tips and tricks when I have learned over the years that will make your life easier.
Recently I have changed internet providers and my Synology NAS stopped working. Luckily, every Synology NAS server comes with a RESET button, which contains two types of modes: The first reset mode allows you to reset the network settings especially if you move your Synology NAS to another network environment – exactly what I needed. The second reset mode will wipe out all the systems configurations, allowing you to reinstall the operating system Disk Station Manager The second reset mode will include the first but I didn’t need it so I only did the first reset. To reset the administrator […]
This post is mainly for my fellow producers, but not only. Pre-Production The Brief The client wanted a 3 days conference filmed with one camera in Full HD and each session edited into separate videos. Why filming a conference? Below are some of the reasons why my client has chosen to film this conference: Video can be a fantastic marketing tool for prospective attendees Video can reach an audience not able to attend your conference. Ideas and discussions can be accessed well into the future. What equipment did I use and roughly how much did it cost? Obviously the equipment […]
If you prefer, you can watch the same tutorial on my YouTube Channel. Following the Halloween spirit, I swapped my face onto my daughter’s body (and vice-versa) using Adobe Photoshop and if you want to achieve something similar, follow these steps: Step 1 – Duplicate layer Step 2 – Select the Lasso Tool Step 3 – Make a selection around the face Step 4 – Right-click and choose Layer via Copy Step 5 – Rename layer Step 6 – Make a selection around the second face Step 7 – Right-click and choose Layer via Copy Step 8 – Rename the […]
If you want to learn how to film yourself with a smartphone, then this blog post is for you. However, for best results, I recommend using a professional videographer. Set Scenario Let’s assume you are a public speaker/lecturer and want to record yourself for 1 hour because you want to improve your performance by watching the video afterwards and share it with the world by posting it on YouTube. Ask yourself first Does quality matters? If the answer is Yes, hire a professional – get in touch now If the answer is No, continue reading… 2. What do you want […]
Timelapse Video The easiest way to make a timelapse video is to purchase a camera that has this function. Some people call it a time-lapse maker. One of the cameras which has this feature is Canon Powershot G16. I take this camera with me everywhere. With this camera, I capture most of my travel images and time-lapses. Check out my Backpacking Cuba blog post. Usually, I select the 120 minutes option when taking a timelapse. The best thing about it – no computer or specialised software needed. Watch my 10 seconds timelapse below or check out my Portfolio: Star trails […]
If you are looking for a solution on how to ripple delete all gaps at once between clips in Adobe Premiere Pro CC look no further. Below you will find 5 easy steps you have to follow in order to do that.
If you are not from the USA and want to download videos from the internet (YouTube) to the iPad/iPhone and watch them offline then follow these 6 simple steps:
How to shoot Christmas Lights decorations in Central London Christmas lights decorations in Central London is a great event and a good opportunity for a photo walk to capture the festive spirit. I am happy to share with you a few of the technical details which made these images possible.
Tower Bridge at night Trying to photograph a city scape after sunset it’s a bit tricky but not impossible. Most of today’s cameras are able to capture good photos even on auto but if you want better results you will need to: