This latest blog is not as good as it should be for a very simple reason. It’s the second time I have written it.
I wrote it an hour ago on my black macbook with loads of detailed photos and enormous wit. Then just as I was about to publish the computer locked up and I had to hold down the restart button, when it restarted it just churned with the “folder ?” icon displayed. It’s the second time in 4 months it has done this. AM NOT IMPRESSED.
Fortunately last night I backed up my website onto my editing Macbook Pro just in case. Thank god I did. The entire resigned website existed only on that computer until then, so at least I have that!
On my first full day in Tokyo I went out with Alex Kubalsky from DVinfo.net and DVXuser.com as well as Vimeo to do some shooting around the city, in particular a place he has used for some of his timelapses, Shibuya. So we met up for the first time there and he brought a motorised telescope mount that he had bought locally for me. He has used it on some test shots and it looks fantastic. It has two speed settings, one is .2 degrees a second and the second is 1 degree a second and it can move up, down, left and right using the wired remote control. It take 8 AA batteries or a 12v battery pack.
See the film here.