Back online

After about three days, my server finally came back up. The host had a severe power outage, and took many machines down, my VPS along with it. That interrupted not only discoverability (of which I have precious little), but also my Google-handled Gmail accounts. My main domains use Gmail to handle email, so while my…

Sony’s ‘Eye Candy’ from Superfad

Here’s a wonderful production piece that blends some different styles pretty nicely. I’m not as thrilled with some of the transitions, but the opening sequences with color changes are gorgeous.

Gather ye close your news and feeds…

Scott Kelby posted this little tidbit about collecting various feeds together. Right now, I’m trying out Alltop.com as blog-gathering site. Here’s the deal: you register, then search for feeds to add to your page. It doesn’t work like FeedBurner or the like (I have loved using Google’s Reader for a couple of years), but instead…

Photoshop and Photography: When Is It Real?

NY Times tech writer David Pogue posted an article yesterday about photo manipulation. Here’s my response: Regarding your article on 25 Feb 2010 (Photoshop and Photography: When Is It Real?), I’d like to offer some comments. I coauthored a book with photographer Dan Moughamian titled Real World Compositing with Photoshop CS4 (Peachpit/Adobe Press, 2009). As…