Technology ~ Photography–SOLOSHOT3 | March Update, 03/31

There is little to cheer about today…

Well, another delay; but, we have shipping projections. If they hold, I should have my camera in June. That’s a month later than I had hoped after delays from spring 2016, having ordered January 22, 2016.

They tell us:

These are the dates your order is expected to ship from our warehouse in Southern California.

I’ll continue to work on audio. I’ve made GREAT progress. More on that later…

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DIY [# 19] ~ Videography–Sound Truck [added a fixed pole], 03/31

For a camera or microphone. It can be raised & lowered.

I will finish the wood later. Finished 04/02.

DIY [# 19] ~ Videography–Sound Truck [laptop added], 03/30

That was not too time-consuming…

Rubbermaid Shelving & Rivets did the trick. Glad this mixer has USB in and out. At this point, I have 3 sound sources–2 wireless mics and a PC. The mixed sound is fantastic. Add a shotgun mic and get the sound from this sound truck to the SOLOSHOT3 and I’ll be in business.


Of course, there will be shoots where I will use only a portable microphone. The sound truck can be used in post [processing].

DIY [# 19] ~ Videography–Sound Truck [mixer added], 03/30

We are getting there…

I am very pleased with this Mackie ProFX8v2 8-Channel Sound Reinforcement Mixer with Built-In FX. I have mixed the sound of 2 microphones and listened with the headphones–nice! Sound will be ready when the SOLOSHOT3 finally arrives. I have yet to add a shotgun microphone of some type. I am still researching…

I think I will integrate my other laptop since it’s not employed now. with it, I can have background music in the mix. This is exciting! Stay tuned…

Photography/Technology ~ Xsories Weye Feye gives me a look [refining], 03/29

I am getting closer to the capture I want–all made with the app.

The featured image shows what I see on the iPhone Screen.

DSLR Capture
DSLR Capture

I have to move a few items that still show after the crop.

DSLR Capture Cropped [flash not used for these test shots]
DSLR Capture Cropped [flash not used for these test shots]

Photography ~ March 18, 2017, Flickr Upload, 03/28

Could it all be in a name?

The lead photograph [featured] in this set of 11 has 341 views [2 favorites]. It is not unusual that the first photo in a set has more views that others, but not hundreds more! I choose to name this collage “nipple.” Might that be a reason??? I like the composition…149064655097567

DIY [# 20] ~ Photography–Ceiling Rack, Hanger + Weye Feye [outside the rack], 03/27

How it all fits…

Before I put the hanger [drawer] back in the rackCeiling Rack Hanger