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Zoom H6

28 Jun

Zoom H6
Audio Recorder Par Excel-lance

Introduction

zoom_h6I have recently had an attack of G.A.S. again. I know that this condition is no stranger to some who are reading this. I am not talking about a digestive condition, but Gear Acquisition Syndrome! However I have received counseling from my wife, and I am getting better. Anyway, after careful consideration, I purchased a Zoom H6 digital audio recorder. Here is my story…

Summary

You don’t have to go to the article’s end to read the conclusions. Here they are: The Zoom H6 is a versatile, high quality digital audio recorder, which is available locally. It brings numerous useful functions to making quality audio, and can be purchased for $350. The Zoom H6 is highly recommend by me.

Disclosure

I purchased my unit from Big Music, in Crows Nest, (sadly) using my own money. I have no financial interest in either the product or the supplier. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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iPad Photo Portfolio Display – Part I

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Summary: I use my iPad to show my favourite photos. Here is how I manage the images.

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Stuff-Up at Tune-Up

22 Nov

Tune-Up has been acquired by AVG, who have well and truly Stuffed-Up the pricing. If you want this excellent product, I recommend that you buy it from the global site and NOT from Australia site.

AVG Australia: 3 PC 1 yr $76.99 (LINK) versus Tune-Up for 3 PCs perpetual for $24.95 (LINK)
Note: to get the cheap price, install the evaluation and then just wait until it offers the cut price Special. Everyone gets this!

Read more about it…

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My Photo Workflow

02 Sep

As I am transitioning more towards professional photography, dealing with over 1,000 images per event, I had to choose my streamlined workflow. I describe here what I have chosen, and with what tools. I do not have any personal interest in promoting any products mentioned, and I had to purchase everything I use, with money – the old fashioned way! (Link to this page) Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted in Apple Macs, Photography

 

Alas, Avast not for Macs with Parallels

11 Jul

I had always liked Avast as a free and reliable antivirus product. So when I realised that they have a Mac version, I was keen to try it. At first I was impressed, however my enthusiasm dropped when I discovered that it was falsing with Parallels files, and even my best efforts for it to exclude these had failed.

So my recommendation is that if you have Parallels running on your Mac, then Avast may not be such a good idea. I am now using Sophos instead.

 
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Mac – Here Come the Clones!

11 Jul

The importance of HDD cloning for Macs. How I averted disaster!

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Messiah at St. Stephen’s Uniting Church

20 Jan

Handel's Messiah, Conducted by Peter KneeshawMy name is (not) Bond!

 
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MailStore Scheduled Backups

05 Oct

MailStore is a brilliant mail archiver. We use the commercial version for customers. The Home version is free for personal use, but lacks a scheduling facility. However this can be overcome by using Windows scheduler…

Summary

  1. Create a scheduled event to run all profiles concurrently
  2. Create another scheduled event to kill MailStoreHome, after it had completed the task, schedule this with a delay well after the tasks had completed running

Caveat: there is no error checking, so it is assumed that either the task had completed, or failed to start, by the time the kill order is given. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Melbourne 2012 – Nikon

30 May

Herronswood, Diggers Club, Victoria, AustraliaHeronswood, Diggers Club, Victoria, Australia

 
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Melbourne 2012 X100

27 May

Mailing Rd, MelbourneMailing Rd, Melbourne

This was processed in TopazLabs plug-ins, just I can’t recall which one!

 
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