So, I’ve been lucky enough to have been invited to undertake some kick-ass soil research at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) in Umeå, Sweden. After one month (two months to go), my wife and I have seen the weather change from a frosty snow wonderland into something quite pleasant, warm and sunny.
Category: Life at Random
Point and click, right? Recently I bought a 2nd-hand entry-level Canon DSLR off a friend, and have been attempting to learn how to use it. I got a chance to hang out at Cleveland Point one afternoon, and I had a bit of a practice with this thing called a ‘telephoto lens’.
It’s official – I’m now a fully-fledged PhD candidate. My project has been judged, and deemed worthy. Now, I have two more years (maybe 2.5, if I’m lucky) to pull off a cohesive research project, publish my findings, and – if I play my cards right – level up, and earn the right to put Dr. in front my name.
So, I’ve never EVER done this before. I’ve entered a new composition – ‘Eidolon’- in a demo contest. And… if you go vote for it, I will love you forever!
Here’s another track from my time as a writer for boomerang! music – some epic orchestral trailer action up in your business. Written by yours truly, produced by the boys at boomerang!
I’ve been trying my hand at Adobe After Effects and Premiere recently, and this here video is but one example of a few I’ve been trying to churn out for various projects with The University of Queensland. This was a submission for my fellow PhD student Shelby Berg, for the 2015 QANTAS travel grant.