From: Philip Hood (email suppressed)
Date: Tue Aug 14 2007 - 08:10:18 PDT
On Tue, 14 Aug 2007, db wrote:
> For instance, there was the afternoon I drove
> out to a local park with a stunning view of the coast range mountains.
> I edited while sitting on the tailgate (plugged into the DC converter)
> and then watched the sunset. It was a good one...
to be honest,
while I use a laptop to do editing,
I must say that there's something
to be said for working in my studio, and
then, when I'm done, to go out and
enjoy my day, the park, the fresh air,
and every other thing it means to be
there's also something to be said for
just straight memory, and to have the
ability to "work on" troubling issues
and sequences in your "mind's eye"
(does anyone remember that tool?) when you
take a walk in the park, or even to gain
new ideas from nature, rather than to drag
drag your studio and all it's equipment
I've also found, over time, that even
though I had a laptop, that soon I needed
an external harddrive and a series of other
items to go along with the computer, such
that afer a bit I really didn't want to
carry the computer with me, and what I
thought I was gaining from portability and
freedom, I really wasn't.
now again, having said that, I do use
a laptop as my primary computer, but its
not with the idea of being able to work
out issues in the cafe and at the park
and the country side and all that. I need
the portability from time to time, but
for me, its really a hassle anytime I've
got to move that equipment from place to
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