The bicycle test

Today I decided to attach the action camera’s bicycle mount and see what the footage could look like “out in the wild.” At first, I was disappointed with the mount. As hard as I tried, I couldn’t tighten the screw enough to make the camera stable. This turned out to be user error 1. The…

Action!

The first week of June an action camera came up on Woot! which peaked my interest. I’ve been considering picking up a used GoPro at some point to use for baptisms and other footage which could be hazardous to my phone or DSLR. So, when this deal came to my attention, I decided it would…

Looking at Dawn of Justice

The Monday after Easter I headed to the theatre to see Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice. The film has now been out for two weeks so consider this your spoiler warning. I have to say, when the movie was first announced I wasn’t expecting much. First, it felt too much like a “me too”…

It Awakens – The Return of Star Wars

When The Force Awakens first came out I said I needed to wait a week and a half before I could write about it – there were just too many spoilers to be had. Well, my embargo is long since over and I’m sharing my thoughts. So, fair warning, spoilers ahead. If you have not…

Plussed out on 500px

  About a week ago 500px ran a deal for people who wanted to sign up for their “plus” or “awesome” plans. I’d been interested in trying out 500px for some time, and $20 for a year of “plus” membership was quite a good deal, so I signed up. I didn’t like it. Now, I’ve…

A Trick to Ease the Scrivener Transition

I’ve written about Scrivener before, but I’ve been spending a lot of time with it lately so I thought I’d give some brief thoughts on using it as I impatiently await the long-sought iOS version. First, Scrivener remains to be one of the most powerful pieces of software I’ve ever used. Calling it a Swiss-Army…