Some friends and I entered a competition to create a video for the Comvita Science Challenge. We had a huge amount of fun and quite a few late nights … but we’re really stoked with the end result so please go and take a look and if you have a vimeo account (which is free… Read more »
Here’s a quick experiment with Adobe After Effects and Optical Flares (from Videocopilot). I captured this quick video on my iPhone on a recent stroll around Mt Maunganui. The sun was going down throwing a stunning gold light over everything and Ash couldn’t resist a quick paddle in the water. When I got home, I… Read more »
Some more photoshop compositing – Ash as a gentle giant watching over a moonlit lake.
I had a great time working with John from www.motionworks.com.au on his last banner and was really flattered when he asked me to put together a new banner for his first Business of Design product; Success with Twitter. View the finished banner here (flash). John supplied the bulk of the imagery and I put the… Read more »
Just a very quick post to say a massive thank you to Nick Campbell (greyscalegorilla.com) for his superb HDRI Light Kit Pro for Cinema 4D.
I found another picture of my young lad on my phone. This time he was holding a toy windmill up to a fan (He loves fans). I needed a break from cutting html and css so decided to open up photoshop and see what I could put together.
I have a good friend who is an amazing guitarist. He recently recorded a stunning instrumental version of Eric Claptons ‘Tears in Heaven’ for his YouTube channel. I took the opportunity to tidy up the video and make something quite cool at the same time.
The rain was coming down today and I thought I’d try out a few techniques that I had seen in some After Effects tutorials recently. These aren’t high quality renders or finished animations. Just enough for me to try some new techniques.
I’ve been following John from Motionworks for quite some time now and he’s one of the people that is doing great things for the motion graphics community online.
We’ve just launched the Australian version of www.dts.net.nz over at www.dtls.com.au. The site was pretty much a copy of the New Zealand site with content adjusted so that it was appropriate to the Australian market. The homepage however had a different feature image and the image that was selected was pretty bland. I suggested that… Read more »