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A Short Film about Dublin, My Home City

A Short Film about Dublin, My Home City - Behind the scenes and details of the edit

Over the years I’ve accumulated quite a bit of footage of Dublin City and I wanted to do something with it so I began putting this little video together a while ago. I’ve been playing with the edit on and off for months, spending few hours here and there tweaking. There is footage spanning the last 5 years or so, shot on lots of different cameras and It’s not in any way meant to be a…

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Fixing bad crop in photoshop

Fixing bad crop in photoshop

Here’s a quick video tutorial on how to fix a badly framed image in Photoshop. I was going through my library the other day looking for a specific image, and I found a shot, that while not perfect, would do for what I wanted. The only problem was that the image was badly framed. Now, I know the ideal solution is to shoot it right in camera, but this was an old image, and frankly, occasionally…

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Video: “Sakura” Cherry Blossoms in Stephen’s Green

Video: “Sakura” Cherry Blossoms in Dublin’s St. Stephen’s Green Park

I’ve been fascinated by Cherry trees for a long time. I love the beautiful delicate flowers that bloom for only the most fleeting of times. In Dublin we have quite a few trees about the city, but in St. Stephen’s Green park in the centre of the capital there are some beautiful and large trees. I’ve been photographing them for many years, but this season I wanted to capture the delicate movements…

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Swans and Seagulls - In Cinemascope

Swans and Seagulls - In Cinemascope.

Here’s a little distraction for those monday morning blues. It’s a little video I shot a few weeks ago that I’ve been messing about with in post ever since. The goal was to try some techniques for “shooting flat” in the camera (in this case a 5D Mark II) which turned out to be a bit trickier than I expected. I actually started in the television and film industry before Photography took over my…

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Video Tutorial: Using Iridient Developer and Lightroom for Processing X-Trans Files

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Metabones Speedbooster for Blackmagic Cinema Camera and Black Magic Pocket Camera 

Fantastic new options form Metabones. Effectively turns your BMCC or Pocket Camera into a super 35 format. You got to love the wok of the folks over at Metabones

How Impressive is Photoshop’s Content Aware Fill ?

I had been out taking some photos over the weekend, and I had taken a series of shots to stitch…

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I was bored stuck inside with the heavy rain the other day, so I decided to make the best of it and started to film what I could from the safety of indoors

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The Day After: A Short FIlm about Trash

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The Day After from Thomas Fitzgerald on Vimeo.

Every time I go for a…

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Introducing the Blackmagic Cinema Camera

(via Blackmagic Design: Blackmagic Cinema Camera)