GoPro washout

by Gary Wagner on August 21, 2012


I had a small adventure this weekend taking my GoPro out for a test run. Good to know it floats but they should include a long ankle strap.


First video – The Ghost Train

by Gary Wagner on September 26, 2011

I’m very proud to announce I’ve posted my first video project. Composer Paul Crabtree commissioned me to make this video for his Kickstarter campaign, raising money to perform his chamber opera The Ghost Train, based on the 1923 play by Arnold Ridley and the 1941 movie of the same name. The black and white sections are from the movie. The music is from the opera. I directed and shot the video, recorded the sound and edited the final piece. If you would like to learn more about Paul’s project please check out his Kickstarter page. Great music, great story. Finally, here’s a link to the 1941 movie The Ghost Train.



November 30, 2010
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Team? What a great idea…

September 28, 2010

After working on this website for what seems like forever, I’ve stumbled on the concept of collaboration. Until now, doing things myself seemed like the only possible way to get them done exactly as I envisioned and I didn’t have to depend on anybody else’s schedule. It was my baby. But writing code is interesting […]

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The care and feeding of the lowly jpeg.

March 12, 2010

Jpegs were created to use on the web.  They also are perfectly adequate for most print uses and are the file type I deliver for a great number of clients.  The inherent weakness of jpegs, however, is they are compressed. Every time a jpeg is opened and re-saved it will lose quality. Cropping and resizing […]

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Not the same old same old.

October 4, 2009

One of my clients, LookSmart, needed to update their executive portraits.  LookSmart specializes in search advertising and they wanted a dynamic new look.  Innovative lighting did the trick.

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