video and audio

New Workshop Video Recording Setup

18 DECEMBER 2020

In a previous blog post we made a pair of LED panel lights for our workshop to use with photography and video recording. After recording a few videos, I found that the PWM dimmable power supplies I had purchased for the...

Workshop LED Light Panels

12 DECEMBER 2020

In the workshop we often take photos and create videos of projects we are working on. Having enough light has always been a problem due to space constraints in the small loft space and not having enough room to use our...

Blackmagic Intensity Pro 4K Heatsink mod

02 MAY 2020

We recently purchased a Blackmagic Intensity Pro 4K video capture card for capturing the display output from a Raspberry Pi. While the capture card works well and does what we need it did have one small annoying problem....

GoPro Hero 7 Black first ride videos


When the new GoPro Hero 7 models were announced I decided it was time to upgrade my old GoPro Hero 3 model to a new version so I can use it on my bike rides for making videos for our Virtual Swanage website and the cycling...

New DJI Mavic Pro Drone

09 MARCH 2017

A few weeks ago, I finally decided it was time to order a quadcopter to play with for filming for my own personal use as I have no plans to apply for a license for commercial use after the high level photography business...

Garmin Edge 810 and GoPro Hero 3 GPS Interference

21 FEBRUARY 2016

I often record my bike rides on my GoPro Hero 3+ to use on our local tourism website Virtual Swanage ( and use the GPS data from my Garmin Edge 810 bike computer to make downloadable routes for...

July Storms and Flooding

07 JULY 2015

Lightning over Poole from the Studland road viewpoint The full size image of the photo above is on my Flickr pages. On the 3rd July we had a huge thunderstorm and rain storm in the evening which resulted in over...

GoPro Hero 2 Handlebar mount

15 MARCH 2014

On our Virtual Swanage website we have a section with cycle routes in our local area. We purchased a GoPro Hero 2 camera with a bike mount with the intention to use this to record videos of the cycle routes and then put...

DIY Chromakey wall


DIY wall for Chromakey green screen recording. After spending a lot of time trying to get good quality green screen footage for e-learning projects using cloth backgrounds, we decided to build a dedicated wall at the studio...

Final Cut Pro First Attempt

07 NOVEMBER 2008

After buying a Canon XH A1 camcorder a couple of months ago, I finally got round to buying the hardware and software to let me edit the hd video footage it generates, by buying a Mac Pro and a copy of Final Cut Studio 2 last...

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Brian Dorey

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I make websites and manufacturer and sell expansion boards for the Raspberry Pi range of computers.

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