Video, video, video

You can't imagine how tedious and it is to produce our river model clips (some older Quicktimes here). It's summer, and a brownout dims the lights. Thirty-minute sequence ruined. You start over. Our pumps get tired of ingesting the angular plastic media, so we put in elaborate filter systems, but filtering is tricky and they clog at the wrong time and everything stops. So we fix the filters and start the sequence again, but then I slip on a puddle and bump the camera. We start over. A 30-minute sequence, which we then time-lapse to perhaps 2 minutes, takes all day. If you're out there thinking of doing what we're doing for money, forget it.

But we did good this week and finished all the shooting for our current gravel mining project. Happy days.