Showing gratitude and appreciation is important.

I’m really not sure what brought this on, but my spirit is overwhelmed with thanks for all the people and organizations that I deal with. Right now, I feel like I should publicly thank GR’s site sponsors. I see a lot of other sites do this, and I honestly think it is a great idea to show your appreciation for others whenever you can. I had previously decided to post a thanks at every New Years, which I did for 2012. But I think I need to do more, and more often. Continue reading “Showing gratitude and appreciation is important.”

Review: Movie Looks HD (iOS App)

This post is part of the series: HDSLR Videographer’s Virtual Gear Bag.

I tossed-and-turned over whether or not to include Movie Looks HD ($1.99) by Red Giant Software, in the HDSLR virtual gear bag because it isn’t really a tool that you would use with your HDSLR. Well, technically, you could if you wanted to: you could load your footage onto your iPhone or iPad and treat it with Movie Looks HD. But, that’s not really practical.

The reason I finally added it to the gear bag is because it gives you a great preview of what is possible with Red Giant’s software on your PC/Mac. So with that, let’s talk about what it can do! Continue reading “Review: Movie Looks HD (iOS App)”

Review: Magic Hour (iOS App)

This post is part of the series: HDSLR Videographer’s Virtual Gear Bag.

Magic Hour (free) By elfinda apps is the newest addition to my virtual gear bag. The app is so simple, that I am kicking myself for not making it myself! Basically, the app lets you know when “magic hour” is upon you. “Magic hour,” also known as “golden hour,” occurs twice a day, during the first and last hours of sunlight. During magic hour, the light of the sun is at its most optimal beauty. More after the break. Continue reading “Review: Magic Hour (iOS App)”