I’ve been in the market for a new laptop since 2012 as my mbp is on it’s last legs (batter life is shit and I’m only rocking TB1 ports on it….quite archaic) and I haven’t been impressed with any of the updates thus far….so I’ve been holding off. But recently my laptop’s battery just won’t […]Read More Why I returned my 2018 MacBook Pro
When I saw a post on facebook from Cinematographer Leland Krane about asking for a DIT for a camera test of Sony’s new flagship camera, the Venice, I was instantly intrigued. I enjoy diving in with these new cameras to get a sort of headstart on the problems and issues, because normally these things take […]Read More Sony Venice Review
I’m always looking for ways to improve my on set workflow, and I’m pretty late to the SSD game, but I have an idea about switching everything over to TB3 if the new mac pro eventually goes that route. Currently I work off a Mac Mini & the thunderbolt 2 world. For Maisel season 2 […]Read More The weakest link
LiveGrade version 4 is here for public beta, you can go download it right now and see for yourself: Try Not everything is intuitive right out of the gate with the new UI, took me a while to find a workspace that I like, and now that I have it set up, I kinda like […]Read More LiveGrade v4 – Public Beta
A fellow DIT named Alex Carr figured out this fix within OSX that fixes multi-tasking issues when copying to one or more sources. What exactly does this mean and why does it matter? I’m glad you asked. Essentially when you try to copy from one source to another, OSX will prioritize the files in order. […]Read More Multi-tasking throttling hot-fix on OSX
I have to start off with apologizing for not updating often enough. Wish I could but it’s hard to find time to do so as well as find time to write about things that aren’t just “here’s what I’m doing now!” My goal of this blog is to help others with the role of a […]Read More A few months of DIT work
Note: I’ll be updating this post with various images to make things easier to follow and understand. Just wanted to get the bulk of this post out there to being with. Now on to the tech talk. I’ve just hopped on my first Major Motion Picture called Animal Rescue and have had the pleasure (or […]Read More Working with ARRIRAW – on a Laptop!
I upgraded to the new Retina MBPs and have been loving it so far (minus the random logouts that I’ve now since fixed, or so it seems). I have a few new purchases to make, such as a 17″ FSI monitor, a 6×6 village blackout tent, and a HDLinkPro with LiveGrade (why does everything have […]Read More Thunderbolt transfer speeds