How to Jailbreak: iPhone 3G Tip

February 11, 2009

After having my iPhone for over a month now I started to miss a few things my old Nokia N82 could do. Although the iPhone is revolutionary and I would never go back, there are some things Apple don’t provide. But, there is a solution… I knew that what I needed could be done in […]

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How to Embed YouTube High Quality and HD video

January 22, 2009

In a previous post we discussed how to get the High Quality or HD video options in your YouTube videos. Videos played in these modes looks a lot better than the standard low resolution mode. Normally you need to view these modes directly on the YouTube site. The reason for this is, by default, YouTube’s […]

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YouTube High Quality and HD Test

January 19, 2009

I recently bought a new Nikon D90 DSLR after hearing all the excitement over the new breed of hybrid digital cameras. They have HD video as well as stills capabilities and can take advantage of the great DSLR lenses out there. The main advantage is the ability to get shallow depth of field which has […]

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TubeMogul Video Embed Code vs Standard Embed Code

January 15, 2009

Further to my previous post on free video hosting sites, I was asked if the varied results had something to do with the way TubeMogul submitted your video to the different video hosting sites. From what I can tell, TubeMogul sends your video in it’s original format unless some conversion is needed by the receiving […]

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Free Video Hosting Comparison

January 13, 2009

I thought I’d throw together a side by side comparison of some of the free video hosting services available. I’ll be adding some more over the next few days. If you are looking for a more elegant media hosting solution, Amazon S3 offers a low cost alternative. I uploaded the original video to TubeMogul which […]

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iPhone Camera Performance

January 9, 2009

I had been holding off getting an iPhone because I liked having a half decent camera phone. I thought changing from the well regarded Nokia N82 to an iPhone 3G would leave me bitterly disappointed with the image quality. Although I would never consider a camera phone as a replacement for a dedicated camera, there […]

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How To Use Video Mode on the Canon 5D MKII

December 30, 2008

Just been watching a 20 minute video that runs through some of the features and gives you a few ideas on how to get the best from the Canon 5D MII video mode. The article has a few useful comments posted by readers as well so is a good place to visit if you are […]

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Nikon D90 Video Tip: Using AE-L to Lock Exposure During Filming

December 29, 2008

When using the Nikon D90 video mode you can sometimes observe a stuttering effect as it tries to adjust settings to changing light conditions. This can result in less than adequate clips, as shown below. Observe the stepping up and down of the lighting in the clip. The video above shows the D90 adjusting to […]

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