Producing (set design, lighting, filming, directing, editing) my wife's cooking show has gotten me thinking about what comes after HD, because there obviously is a large discrepancy in resolution between full 1080p HD and properly exposed 35mm film (up to 3500p) -- as I already mentioned in my post on preserving classic movies. Yes, high … Continue reading What comes after High Definition?
We published the fifth episode of my wife's cooking show, Ligia's Kitchen, yesterday evening. This week's recipe is simple and delicious -- Ligia will teach you how to make "Raffaello"-like sweets from two ingredients: dates and coconut flakes. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yevebP2xAc4 As usual, English subtitles are available, so make sure to click on YouTube's CC button if … Continue reading Ligia’s Kitchen: Coconut and Date Sweets
Now that we have the technology to scan movies shot on film into high-definition digital formats (720p and 1080p), and we've already done it for some movies like Casablanca, North by Northwest, The Italian Job, It's a Wonderful Life or Home Alone, wouldn't it be great if we'd re-scan and re-master more of the older movies, some … Continue reading All the classics, in glorious 1080p
My wife and I are raw vegans. We eat a 60-75% raw vegan diet, supplemented with some cooked foods. The recommended ratio is 75% raw / 25% cooked. We've been planning these past several months to put together a raw vegan cooking show, which will show people how to change their diets and lifestyles so … Continue reading Ligia’s Kitchen: Avocado and Red Cabbage Salad
I had the chance to look at the Canon PowerShot SD780 IS Digital Elph camera recently, and was impressed by the beauty of its design, its diminutive size, and its features. This camera is truly small. Being used to holding DSLRs, holding this camera in my hand was an unusual experience for me. It's so … Continue reading Camera preview: Canon PowerShot SD780 IS