Digital Creativity

Edirol UA-101, external USB soundcard, Garageband

Posted by on 4 November, 2013 at 7:32 pm

Have you ever wanted to split the output from your garageband tracks into different channels? It turns out that whilst you can bring multiple inputs into garageband and record each to a separate track as you are composing, so you can output these tracks when you play back. The secret lies in using a decent […]

provisiondirect, buy video camera, camcorder purchase

Posted by on 23 February, 2010 at 8:31 pm

Today I was caught up with the need to buy a decent camcorder and a few accessories. In the past we have used Sony HVR-Z1 cameras (the same used on the BBC Blast tour) which are well featured and durable, and produce great shots for video work. Sadly, they are now discontinued, and although there […]

Anglia Ruskin Summerschool 2009

Posted by on 14 May, 2009 at 9:28 pm

The beginning of May has been the time when Anglia Ruskin invite prospective students in to experience university life. Each year we have worked with them to run a mini project using digital technologies, and this year was no different. The theme was ‘broadcast journalism’ as in previous years and our role was to lead […]

BAFTA Be Very Afraid 5, Trackstick Geomapping, 3D Maker

Posted by on 30 October, 2008 at 10:57 pm

On Monday Matthew and I worked with City College Norwich RUGRoom students at the ‘Be Very Afraid‘ event at Bafta in Picadilly, London. This annual extravaganza of digital talent showcases to a wide spectrum of visitors some of the many excellent things happening in schools and colleges around the UK. This year was no different […]

Scott Kelby, photography and a 50mm f1.8 lens

Posted by on 7 February, 2008 at 11:04 pm

I have just bought Scott Kelby’s recent book Digital Photography volume 2 and love it. I read the first book and learned that Scott’s style is down to earth and practical. He uses a lot of humour to ease you in to the subject for each chapter, but there are some seriously good tips and […]