Film: Trinity

Last Wednesday, I headed over to Nick’s to see a screening of Trinity. Trinity is the first feature-length film by my friend and Massachusetts filmmaker, Skip Shea.

Trinity is an intense emotional / psychological horror film. It’s the story of Michael, a grown survivor of childhood abuse by a priest, who is confronted with the past when he encounters his abuser.

Trinity is based on events in Shea’s life.  He did an excellent job of taking on this deeply personal story without it becoming shallow, overwrought or gimmicky – all of which are common with films like this. Skip used  a non-linear format, nightmare dissociative sequences, pace and the soundtrack very effectively to create a disorienting and terrifying world without losing the audience.

About Trinity

Trailer to the feature-length film Trinity written and directed by Skip Shea starring Sean Carmichael, David Graziano, Beatrice Di Giovanni, Aurora Grabill with Lynn Lowry. Co-starring Izzy Lee, Diana Porter and Tiziana Guarini. Director of Photography by Nolan Yee. Score by Steven Lanning-Cafaro. Produced by Stacy Buchanan, Jessica Barnthouse and Skip Shea.

Trinity Trailer from Skip Shea on Vimeo.

New Lightroom to WordPress plug-in

A couple of weeks ago the WordPress.com blog announced a new plug-in that allows users to publish their photos in Lightroom directly to their WordPress.com (or WordPress.com connected) blogs. I tried it out.

This is a Lightroom plug-in, not a WordPress plug-in and it couldn’t be more simple. Download the plug-in and install; sign in with your WordPress.com user/pass and the plug-in will allow you to post to any of your WordPress.com (or connected) sites. To use it, export images as usual but select WordPress as the destination. That’s it. I’ve used it for about a week and, so far, had no problems with it.

New WordPress.com Lightroom Makes Publishing Your Photos Easy — The WordPress.com Blog

Capturing with the Insiders

Jaime Flores talking about photographing architecture and street scenes

Yesterday, I got to speak at The Social Media Insiders: Capture with Me Workshop. I covered phone photography for social media and blogs. Thank you to organizers, Giselle Rivera-Flores and Jaime Flores (In the photo: Jaime  talks street / architecture photography).  Thank you also to Figs & Pigs Kitchen in Worcester,  our wonderful host – great food, seriously. If you’re in Worcester, MA, you should go.

Here are the apps I talked about and a few I didn’t have time to mention but are worth a look.

My go-to apps

Other apps I like

The Reindeer