Author Archives: Simon

Now with added Quality

Equipment update: We have just ordered a lovely new 17-55 f2.8 Canon Lens for our DSLR 7D camera and, more excitingly, a shiny new Canon XF305 Camera. If that last sentence was gobbledegook what it basically means is that we … Continue reading

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Quad copter at the play park

Double test, this: Looking at the Go-pro software which reduces the fish-eye effect (which works pretty well) and deciding if we need to buy a Zenmuse stabilising mount for my camera. (not until they are a bit cheaper) Post by … Continue reading

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96.3 Rock Radio – the Documentary that never was

I was at a gig in the Cathouse last night and it reminded me a an attempt we made to save 96.3 Rock Radio in Glasgow by pitching a fly-on-the-wall documentary to the ‘states. Unfortunately nothing came of it and … Continue reading

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Sailing the single sea

There is always a bit of down time on these jobs but this one had more than usual. The first officer (who has been working on this boat non-stop for four months) said that last night and today were the … Continue reading

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What goes up, and up and up

Great news.  You may have noticed on our showreel that we offer high level aerial footage to our clients. Most recently this was used at the Edinburgh Marathon for Sky Sport. Whilst this service is still on offer we have … Continue reading

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Oops, Slate fail

I blame old technology.. OK Actually I have no excuse. I thought I would share this epic clapper board fail with the world proving nobody’s perfect. This happened during the filming of the Edinburgh Marathon coverage we are putting together … Continue reading

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Experimenting with text anchoring using Mocha and After effects

We have finally took the plunge and bought After effects. After a fairly steep learning curve our clients are now seeing some great results. Take a look at this:

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