Author Archives: Thomas

Lens test shoot – Neewer 35mm f1.7

Last week a new lens arrived – the Neewer 35mm f1.7 (E-mount). So I did a little test shoot both in my house and out in the park, just catching the blossoms of late Spring in time. I also did … Continue reading

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Has Youtube been taking notes from HYDRA?

The Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) is riding high once more! Box office reports are in, and Avengers: Infinity War is the new highest ever film for opening weekend box office. Hearty congrats to Marvel (and their parent company Disney) for … Continue reading

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Cuteness ft. Owen

Well, it’s high time I blow the cobwebs off this blog, and what better way to get restarted than with a cute baby video? This is my son Owen in a music video made for Mother’s Day a little while … Continue reading

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CueSongs beta revisited – colour me surprised!

Almost a year ago now, I blogged an early judgement on the CueSongs beta. Suffice to say I was very disappointed at a service that was trumpeted as a radical shake-up of music licencing, making it accessible and affordable for … Continue reading

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The Olympic Torch arrives in Headingley

Last weekend, I decided to attend the Olympic torch relay event in Headingley with some friends – and I took the camera along. Here’s the footage that I shot: Peter Howard carries the Olympic Torch into Headingley, as part of … Continue reading

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Livestreaming the Royal Ballet

Today’s an exciting day in the unfolding popular progress of video livestreaming. Whilst the Occupy movement, internet gaming, and comedians and entertainers (eg. Limmy and Tomska) have been making good use of this technology recently, today is a new watershed … Continue reading

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Theatre Events update

Hi everyone! We have some great new videos for you, freshly uploaded to Youtube. Both are highlights of theatre events, both shot with two cameras last year. First up we have Raise Your Voice, the second yearly show we’ve recorded … Continue reading

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Magnificent March!

To celebrate the imminent arrival of Spring, with longer days, flowers, blossom and all that good stuff, Colour Surge Media has a great offer for you – we’re calling it Magnificent March! Get the full details here.

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Verdict on the CueSongs beta – Not for the likes of us

Update 22/01/13: Since CueSongs has recently changed significantly in the aspects I discuss here, see this updated blog post for a second look at the issue. As a video production company, naturally we use a lot of music. Often clients … Continue reading

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