Monthly Archives: December 2019

A Book Contract Example

This is the contract a national guidebook publisher uses who has over 100 titles in print. It’s the contract I signed with the publisher with whom I am no longer doing business with (internal link) The publisher originally offered me … Continue reading

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Drool Over Jewels Take II

Sotheby’s produces some wonderful videos which are easily accessed on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCelkSnSbxvIfjjD01uPHHbg A nice video capturing sparkling as only a moving camera can. Sparkles don’t show in still photography, they need movement. Still photos of diamonds use a special lens … Continue reading

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Doing What An iPhone Could Never Do

I got a Canon Vixia camcorder a while back, hoping to produce videos with it instead of my iPhone. My phone produces high resolution video but it is of course limited in what it can do. This morning I was … Continue reading

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