If you watched my YouTube video on protection from power failures (here), you know I promised to include the configuration files and commands on this blog. So here they are: To hide the ‘ups’ user: sudo dscl . create /Users/ups IsHidden 1 In the upsmon.conf file, enter the following lines: RUN_AS_USER ups in the RUN_AS_USER <userid> section, and MONITOR email@example.com 1 upsmon 123456 … Continue reading Protection from power failures! Mac, UPS, NAS & NUT
Hi folks, I’ve been working on video content lately which is why I haven’t been writing much. Here’s my latest DIY tutorial on how to make your own teleprompter. Looking forward to your comments! Michael Video here: DIY Teleprompter! Continue reading DIY Teleprompter video out!
I finally did it! I’ve published my first YouTube video. I’m still learning a lot on how to film and edit. It’s not an easy job. My respect for YouTubers has increased. Come and take a look: World War I battlefield camera. Let me know what you think so I can improve. Continue reading Published my first YouTube video!
Ok, I own PortraitPro by Anthropics but I cannot abide by PortraitPro Body. First a little background on each application. PortraitPro is a software application that allows you to take a portait of a subject and then make adjustments to the face. You can remove blemishes, add or change makeup, and make some adjustments to the morphology of the face. PortraitPro Body allows you to … Continue reading I say NO! to PortraitPro Body
Happy New Year to all! One of my plans for 2018 is to start a YouTube channel. I’d like to use this forum to get your feedback and get an idea of what you would like to see. Would you like tips and tricks? My workflow and computer setup? Editing tricks? Sports photography? How to laminate photos? Travel photography vlogging? Feel free to write your … Continue reading A YouTube channel for 2018
Boy, the accolades keep coming for the A7Riii. Sony is slowly working its way to the top of the heap in the camera world. I’m certainly enjoying seeing the underdog becoming a winner. Click here to see the article. And remember to check out my Etsy store for great holiday gifts. Happy holidays! Continue reading DPReview names Sony A7Riii product of the year!
Wow! Such progress by Sony in the past few years. They have gone from being perceived as a dilettante in the camera world to one of the world leaders. A technology company that bought Minolta’s camera business and turned it into one of the best camera brands in the world. I was a Minolta shooter since the mid 1970’s. When the brand was purchased by … Continue reading Imaging Resource names the Sony A7Riii the best professional camera on the market today!
I finally did it! I opened a web store on Etsy to sell my laminated prints. I do all the work myself, by hand. Tell your friends and family! Give art for Christmas. Thank you everyone. Seasons greetings! Here’s the link: Michael Wood Photo web store Continue reading Finally opened my web store on Etsy!
I’ve raved about the Rokinon 85mm f/1.4 lens that I purchased for a song a little while ago. I’d been using it with my Sony A77ii and was quite pleased with the results. I decided to try it on my new A99ii. Oh my. What a difference the 42 megapixels does! Suddenly, I was discovering green and purple fringing that was all but invisible on … Continue reading A 42Mp sensor brings out all the flaws of glass!
It seems like it’s been ages since I’ve written anything to my blog. And it has. The past few months have been very busy. The biggest change has been a new job. I love the new company I’m with and have been working hard to contribute something useful. It’s kind of a dream come true. When was applying for the job, I told myself that if … Continue reading I’m back! (with a new toy…)