Tag Archives: video

From Quartzsite, Arizona

I’ve been doing some social media reporting for Rock&Gem. I’m not sure when they will be able to post all the videos I made. Quartzsite is happening now. A few here: The Keadys of Rockchuck David Bintliff of the Rock … Continue reading

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A Hint of Sparkle in Still Photography

I’ve written on how still photography can’t capture sparkle. (internal link) Rolf Luetke comes close (external link) , though, in this slightly blurry photo of crystals showing striations. — — There are also swirls in the photo as light plays off varied crystal … 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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Thoughts on Learning Video

I’m learning about video after putting it away years ago. In 2014 I produced this video which has now gathered over 118,000 views. 185 thumbs up, 36 thumbs down. Haters going to hate. Video was so time consuming that I … Continue reading

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Learning About YouTube

I took some video while traveling through the Southwest for my book. Not much since I was focused on taking publishable quality photographs. Still, there is some video I could share. Five years ago I made a video on dividing … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

This was a black December for me but I am nearly through with it. Thanks for everyone’s support. My violent nightmares have stopped for now and life is livable again. The coming year presents itself with a mess of worrisome … Continue reading

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The Kelly Mine In Magdalena, New Mexico

Magdalena, New Mexico. Known for Smithsonite, a zinc ore. Beautiful country all around. A proud rock shop owner known simply as Otero, displays his rough material and his cabs, the findings made by a native woman silversmith. To know more about … Continue reading

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