Category: Video

My Life As a Mac Game Reviewer: Latest Updates

I haven’t written at all recently about one of my many jobs/pastimes, writing Mac game reviews. I have written about it in the past though. And in recent months there have been some developments. One of the biggest changes for me and Mac gaming news in general is the essential...

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The Seasons Balcony Shot Peoria Ballet

Videography for Live Ballet: Tips & Tricks

#1, If You Can Avoid It, Do Ok, I kid a little, but seriously, live ballet is almost impossible to shoot well. I knew this before I even tried, from watching ballet on tape (yes, tape, I’m that old). I think it comes down to the difference between what your eyes &...

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Why I Still Use iDVD: Confessions of a Physical Media Creator

tl;dr version: It works … mostly, does most of what I want, and nothing else does … it seems. The Backstory You may have heard of DVDs, they were all the rage for awhile in the late 20th and early 21st century. Lately though, they’ve been superseded by this thing...

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Nutcracker is Over, Long Live Nutcracker

Nutcracker is Over, Long Live Nutcracker! Part 1 For me, anyway. The Backstory Yes, this year’s Peoria Ballet production of The Nutcracker finished its run Sunday, but exhausting as tech week and performances was, for me the real work is just beginning. A Job, A Paying Job! That’s because this...

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This Week It’s All Nutcracker, All the Time

And So It Begins I’ve actually had a very productive few weeks, and maybe I’ll write about them soon. But this week is what’s become an annual tradition for us, Hel … I mean Tech Week for the Peoria Ballet’s production of The Nutcracker. While they’ve been doing it for...

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Flash Still Sucks, And I Have Proof

Adobe Flash, It Shouldn’t Even Be For Video Anymore You remember Flash, right? Back before the iPhone it was all the rage, for several reasons: you could make animations or whole websites with interactivity and everything; it was a way to include video without worrying about pesky codecs and wrappers;...

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