My Slate Is Clean, With Adobe

Second Chances I gave Adobe Slate a try a while back, then my stuff disappeared. I’m going to try it again… Impressions – my dabbling (a lot) with images and Topaz Impression effects On Being Contemplative – keeping things simple So, the last time Adobe lost its mind and I had to retreat with my…

SD, HD, Videos, Oh My!

What a pain it’s been trying to figure out how to process videos for cable access centers. For those who don’t know, there’s a law that says cable companies (like Comcast) have to provide three access channels to each community with whom they contract to provide TV via cable. The channels are for Public, Education,…

Stop Working On Steam Engines!!!

I watched an online video. In it, a photographer was discussing camera tech. He went on to say that the big camera companies (Nikon, Canon) were all stuck in the days of the pentaprism based, single lens reflex camera design. A lot of development was still being done there and he likened this to dwelling…

Storage And Disks And Discs

I do photography and video. By video, I mean creating, not just watching (although, I do that, too). With computers, over the years, I’ve started with 10 MB disks (back in the DEC Rainbow days) to, now, 4 TB disks. To put that in perspective, my Rainbow’s disk could be replicated 400,000 times in the…

My Mom’s Website

My mom was an artist throughout her life. This included being an actor on the theatrical stage, an author, and an artist working in various media. When she died, we took over her collection of books and artwork. There was a lot and during our transfer of these items from her home in Caribou, ME,…

I Have A Long Way To Go

Someone told me songwriting doesn’t get good until you’ve written your 1000th song. I’m way short of that. I envy young people who have the time to do it. Right now, I’m lucky if I get an inspiration for something. Interestingly enough, in moving my web presence from servers to WordPress.com, I looked at some…