A five minute video shot out of the window of an easyJet flight leaving Edinburgh and banking west over the Firth of Forth in Scotland.
Bern band Choo Choo celebrate 15 years of their record company this weekend with a gig at the Wasserwerk Club, and they select one of my photos to appear in national Swiss commuter paper 20 Minuten.
Where some advertisers choose the "viral" route of making a low-budget film to publicize themselves or their causes via YouTube, others still spend the time and make an effort to integrate some very cool interactivity to ensure that their offering or message gains widespread recognition.
Manuel Reinhard (also known through his personal website and Twitter stream as "sprain") has recently launched a regular video podcast in review of the week's happenings in the Swiss internet scene.
A video of an eight minute trip from Naraus to Cassonsgrat by cablecar, high above the village of Flims Waldhaus, filmed with my iPhone.
A stop motion video of the tram journey between Zytglogge and Mattenhof areas of Bern in Switzerland.
In which I explain why I chose to buy an iPhone and what advantages it has brought to me. Post includes photos, multimedia and a healthy dose of geekery (which I've made understandable for non-geeks!)…
A lone man sat on a little fold-away stool, out of the way of people hurrying past, and played classical music wonderfully on an unaccompanied accordion.
Take ten minutes out of your day to watch and listen to this video, even if you're not a photographer, film-maker or artist. I wish I could make film like this.
At work, we needed to buy both a point-and-shoot video camera and a new stills camera, so, on my advice, we bought a new Nikon D90 which can fulfil both requirements.
Watch this video and you'll be glad you did. Watch it right to the end, when all will become clear.
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I’m not usually one for political speaking or speakers who hold forth on environmental issues. Quite often, I find the subject boring or repetitive, the speaker uninteresting or the presentation so uninspiring, that it makes my brain shut off altogether. This evening, however, an hour and a half of Swiss channel SF2‘s evening programming was given over to American…
http://www.flickr.com/photos/mhowells/2403429191/ There seems to be a lot of comment about the new Flickr Video function introduced this week. The witch hunters who were in such uproar when Flickr went multilingual have found a new cause to flap at with their Photoshop tools and tacky graphic monstrosities. Their argument being that adding video to the service is a sell-out, that Flickr/Yahoo!…
The new Flickr Video feature has been launched, which I have been awaiting with anticipation. Now, not just photos but also video can be featured in your stream at Flickr. More information on the Flickr Blog and in the Long Photos group.
This is the short “making of” film which precedes the first Funky Kitchen Club show tomorrow evening. The “making of” film is due to be shown on ProSieben Switzerland in about 20 minutes, at 17.50 (CET). I’m featured (just visible, not interviewed) in this film at 2 minutes 22 seconds and 8 minutes 10 seconds in. Though the whole film…