Harry Guinness
Dublin, Ireland
Harry Guinness is a writer, web designer, photographer, publisher, entrepreneur, consultant, apple fan, and International Man of Mystery. You can follow him on Twitter or visit his website.
  • Photo & Video

    Setting Up Your Mac for Photo and Video

    2.4 hours
  • Computer Skills
    The Changes in iOS9 Explored and ExplainedPreview
    Apple's latest iOS update, iOS 9, brings with it a whole host of new changes including visual tweaks, new apps and iPad multitasking. In this tutorial I'll look at the updates and what they mean for you.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    Diving In: How To Get Started With Underwater PhotographyPreview2
    Underwater photography is a fun but challenging area of photography. In this tutorial I look at how to get started with it and how to overcome some of the unique issues you will face.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    Brave New Camera: Computational PhotographyWhat is computational photography
    Computational photography is a developing field that combines the elements of traditional photography with additional computer-performed processing. It is pushing the limits of what the word photography means. Cameras are no longer limited by the constraints of film. New processes can overcome the limitations of a camera, encode more information in a single file than was previously possible, or even create new ways of understanding images.Read More…
  • Computer Skills
    Text Expander III: Scripting Fill InsPreview
    TextExpander is an incredibly powerful Mac app. In this tutorial, I look at how to make it even more powerful by using scripting languages like JavaScript in your fill ins.Read More…
  • Computer Skills
    Writing Longform Content on a Mac With Ulysses IIIPreview
    For writing longform content, apps like Word don't have the features you need. Instead, a specialist writing app like Ulysses III is the way to go. In this tutorial I show you how to get started.Read More…
  • Computer Skills
    How to Conserve Battery Life on a MacBookPreview
    Conserving a MacBook's battery life isn't about locking it away, it's about using it intelligently. In this tutorial, I'll show you some ways to maximise how long a Mac will stay running.Read More…
  • Computer Skills
    TextExpander II: Fill Ins and MacrosPreview
    In this tutorial I'll move beyond the basics of TextExpander and look at two advanced features: fill ins and macros. These add a dynamic element to your snippets.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    Use a Lapel Mic and Your Smartphone to Record Audio for VideoPreview
    Great video is easy with modern DSLRs, but great sound is more tricky. Your camera just can't capture good audio. In this tutorial I look at how to record audio for video using a lapel mic and your smartphone.Read More…
  • Computer Skills
    TextExpander: An IntroductionPreview
    TextExpander is a productivity app that uses keyboard shortcuts to automatically insert longer blocks of frequently used text called snippets speeding up your workflow. In this tutorial I look at getting started with it.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    How to Use Your Smartphone as a Light MeterPreview
    A smartphone is a powerful tool for any photographer, whether you’re using it to take pictures or make shoots easier. There are countless different apps that can make your phone into almost any photo-gadget imaginable. In this tutorial, you'll learn how to turn your phone into a reliable light meter.Read More…
  • Computer Skills
    How to Tweet From Terminal on a MacPreview
    Although computers have moved on, it's still possible to access the command line on a modern Mac with the Terminal. In this tutorial I look at how to use the ruby gem t to tweet from there.Read More…
  • Computer Skills
    Keyboard Maestro V - VariablesPreview
    In this tutorial on the Mac automation app Keyboard Maestro I cover how to use variables to create powerful macros. As an example, I make a macro that tweets a link to the song I'm listening to on Spotify.Read More…