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Rangers ~ The Unsung Heroes Protecting Endangered Wildlife and their habitats

Rangers ~ The Unsung Heroes Protecting Endangered Wildlife and their habitats

Let’s not forget the work of the brave men who have dedicated their lives to protecting the endangered wildlife like Mountain gorillas and their habitats, from poachers, traps, rebel remnants and the illegal charcoal dealers. Training for the Challenges Ahead ~ Virunga Officers Prepared for [...]

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3D Commercial for Time Warner

3D Commercial for Time Warner

I created this TV commercial for Time Warner through Marketing Matters, an Advertising Agency based in Austin, Texas. I used 3D Studio Max, Motionbuilder and After Effects. Check out the complete marketing package here: http://www.twcbc.com/Texas/LeadGen/OAE/DigitalTransporter.html FIBER WORLD TVC ~ “The Digital World is full of [...]

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Scientist Richard Muller finds he now agrees global warming is real

Scientist Richard Muller finds he now agrees global warming is real

By SETH BORENSTEIN – AP Science Writer ~ WASHINGTON (AP) — A prominent physicist and skeptic of global warming spent two years trying to find out if mainstream climate scientists were wrong. In the end, he determined they were right: Temperatures really are rising rapidly. The study of the world’s [...]

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Iron Man 3 to be filmed in North Carolina

Iron Man 3 to be filmed in North Carolina

‘Iron Man 3’ heads to North Carolina ~ Yay to North Carolina and Wilmington!! hmm, Maybe I will get to work on this super cool movie!! We beat out LA, Michigan and New Mexico! The next installment in the Iron Man superhero film franchise will [...]

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Poll, Diaspora Fund for the Transportation of Deceased Relatives back to Uganda

Poll, Diaspora Fund for the Transportation of Deceased Relatives back to Uganda

Hi Fellow Ugandans, I am beginning to wonder if we here in the Ugandan Diaspora need a fund of some kind, that we donate to every month, like say $1 dollar or $5, which can then help transport anyone’s relative back home for burial in [...]

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Blogging for Connect 4 Climate ~ Wildlife

Blogging for Connect 4 Climate ~ Wildlife

I am grateful to the organizers of the global campaign focused on Africa which is flying under the umbrella of Connect 4 Climate. One aspect of our world that is greatly affected by the climate changes in Africa, is that of wildlife migration. Excerpt from [...]

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Lytro’s new camera: Shoot now, focus later

Lytro’s new camera: Shoot now, focus later
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Man, this is one leap forward in Photography Innovation by Lytro and the new Camera they are offering that allows photographers to shoot now and choose the areas of focus later. I think this is going to inspire giants like Canon and Nikon to come [...]

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Honored, Jury for C4C Photo Competition

Honored, Jury for C4C Photo Competition

I am humbled and honored to have been selected and added as a Jury member to the World Bank’s Global Connect 4 Climate campaign and photo competition. Connect4Climate (C4C) is a campaign, a competition, and a community that cares about climate change. The goal of C4C is [...]

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3D Submarine Project, Vue Xstream

3D Submarine Project, Vue Xstream

Working on this underwater animated 3D sequence of a submarine hunt scene. Created with Vue Xstream and rendered in Vue. Testing the fluid dynamics and caustics plus camera tracking. There will be an explosion scene when the underwater mine detonates on impact with the sub. [...]

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Cinematic Rendering Tip ~ 3DS Max

Cinematic Rendering Tip ~ 3DS Max

Here is a tip on saving time when rendering 3D scenes for animation. What I usually do is to render my scene with as few lights as possible, limiting to 1 key light and one fill light, this cuts back on the amount of raytracing [...]

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Journey to Denver, Ugandan Convention

Journey to Denver, Ugandan Convention

Sunday, September the 4th: This was by far the best day because I got to listen to Isaiah Katumwa’s saxophone artistry. He is such a talented musician, I am so glad he is a Ugandan. It was great to meet other artists like Bobi Wine, [...]