8 seconds – or definately less than 30

8 seconds – or definately less than 30

A couple of months ago I wrote an article for the good people at NuBlue. It’s here if you’re interested. The thrust of the article was that when you’re making videos that sell (or have any impact really) you’ve got 8 seconds to get your viewer...
Review: Tiffen Dfx version 4

Review: Tiffen Dfx version 4

As part of all my gear, I have a matte box and lots of filters. Sometimes I even get to use them. But more often than not it’s a run’n’gun or such a tight schedule that niceties like that are ignored with the caveat ‘we’ll sort it in post’. Of course there are certain...
Red Giant Shooter Suite Review

Red Giant Shooter Suite Review

Review: Shooter Suite Publisher: Red Giant (www.redgiant.com) Price: See text Reviewer: Ian Sandall F Inst V Written: 11 Sept 14 I still have a camera that takes videotapes. I know I should’ve sold it years ago when I could still get a decent price for it but...
Review: Red Giant Universe

Review: Red Giant Universe

Over two years ago I reviewed Magic Bullet Looks II for the IoV’s Focus magazine. I’d been a Magic Bullet convert well before that – almost at the same time as Philip Bloom picked up a DSLR! So that’s been a lot of water under the bridge and quite probably...
Aloft … in Scotland

Aloft … in Scotland

Twice this year we’ve had the great pleasure of staying at The Crieff Hydro in Perthshire, Scotland. First we were there in May for the AH2013 event – with almost 250 Austin Healeys from all over the world in attendance – and then we returned in...
The Austin Healey 2013 Event

The Austin Healey 2013 Event

We’ve just finished editing a two hour presentation of highlights of the Austin Healey European event held at the wonderful Crieff Hydro hotel in Perthshire. With almost 250 Healeys in one place, it was a sight to see for those (like me) who love classic cars....