Last week I getting on a plane to fly home and got kicked off the Southwest flight. The overheads were full and they wanted to check in my drone, which was fine, but I needed to remove the batteries and hand carry them. The batteries aren’t that different to whats in a laptop, but according to FAA regulations, all spare batteries need to be carry on, in part due to the temperature of a class C cargo hold. The flight attendant didn’t know their battery policy, asked the pilot, who then ordered me ejected from the plane. Eventually they realized the batteries were permitted, 81WH, the limit per battery is 100wH. So I made a little video about the whole thing, not an angry video, but more of an educational one. This spread all over the internet on Monday and was shared over 1000 times on social media and over 10,000 people watched my youtube video. Feel free to watch the 7 minute documentery here.
What can be more exciting than the smell of burning rubber and the ground shaking, body moving sound of highly tuned dragsters tearing up the tarmac? How about shooting them with a drone?
This could well be the first ever Photoshop / photography seminar through Google Glass. See what it’s like to be in the instructor’s seat. Learn the new Camera Raw features in ACR 8, part of Photoshop CC. Colin Smith uses Google Glass to teach a live class in Hollywood California. google glass and photoshop
I just had the honor of being featured on NIK radio with host Scott Sheppard. Scott interviews me about everything from photography, technology, roots, HDR, the Route CS6 tour, PhotoshopCAFE beginnings and so much more. I get to talk about the things I’m passionate about, such as how to develop your own personal style and … Continued