Monthly Archives: June 2014

Shooting Slow Motion on Sony PMW200 camera

I don’t usually shoot slow motion. Way too trendy for me, ha ha; but occasionally it seems like a useful choice. I haven’t been using my Sony PMW200 camera long, and haven’t explored all its features thoroughly. It has been … Continue reading

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A New Model Dark Age

“… all this gibberish about “break old media models and follow new ones” can be very misleading. In the moment, the promise sounds emancipating and possibly even lucrative for creators and entrepreneurs, but over time … we find out we’ve … Continue reading

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Steve Jobs on copyright and piracy

“From the earliest days at Apple, I realised that we thrived when we created intellectual property. If people copied or stole our software we’d be out of business. If it weren’t protected there’d be no incentive for us to make … Continue reading

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Who benefits from Copyright?

Hands up if you think the answer is,”The Walt Disney Corporation”? And Disney is a Big Business, Big Business is bad and greedy, ergo anthing that benefits Big Business can’t be good for ordinary people. Right? Wrong. Artists are ordinary … Continue reading

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Illegal Downloading Sucks Hard

I guess I do go on like a stuck record, sorry about that; but my consistent posts on this topic are motivated by rational self interest. And factual research. Yes, piracy is bad, but the message never seems to permeate … Continue reading

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Catching The Tide: Redux

I’ve just spent the last couple of days rescuing one of my old films from dusty neglect. Catching The Tide: Sam Hunts Cook Strait is available to view for free at NZScreen but frankly, the video quality is pretty poor. … Continue reading

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