I’ve been experiencing random restarts and kernel panics lately on my newly purchased (yet already outdated) MacBook Pro. I’m typically using Aperture of Final Cut Pro when this happens. The computer’s optical disk drive suddenly whirrs, the screen blacks out, and the familiar restart process begins. To say the least, this has been very annoying, … Continue reading MacBook Pro Woes
It’s 10:58 pm in Hong Kong right now. We arrived safely after a 16 hour flight. You can read about the trip over to Asia on The Qiu Jin Project website!
It’s less than seven hours before we board the shuttle to take us to SFO. Our flight is at noon today, but those international flights like you there hours earlier. I’ll be posting most of my updates on The Qiu Jin Project website. The site is still a work in progress, but you can read … Continue reading Off to China, Updates at Qiu-Jin.com
I’ve used pretty much every kind of white balance filter that’s been made. 18% Kodak Gray Cards, the WhiBal Card, and the ExpoDisc. For my upcoming trip to China, I’m taking a new product, Phoxle’s SpectraSnap White Balance Filter. The SpectraSnap was designed by COBA member, Chris Pedersen. Chris has been coming to COBA for … Continue reading Phoxle SpectraSnap White Balance and Flash Match Filters
All the Mac news and rumor sites are pointing to new MacBook Pros in the very near future. For me, I couldn’t wait for the future on the eve of our trip to China, so I caved in and purchased a new MacBook Pro from the Apple Store at Valley Fair. Yes, the same Valley … Continue reading Had to Buy MacBook Pro
For the past several months, I’ve been working with Rae on her upcoming documentary film, Autumn Gem. The documentary will cover the life of China’s first feminist, Qiu Jin, with scholar interviews, moving pictures, and dramatic recreations. We recently completed our teaser trailer, which is available on the project website. Next Friday, we’ll be leaving … Continue reading Preparing for Autumn Gem