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.
Courses
  • Photo & Video

    Setting Up Your Mac for Photo and Video

    2.4 hours
Tutorials
  • Computer Skills
    Writing Longform Content on a Mac With Ulysses IIIPreview
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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…
  • Photo & Video
    Best Practices: How to Deliver Digital Image Files to Your Clients Over the InternetPreview
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    Sending files to a client is an important part of any job; it's important to do it properly. In this tutorial I cover some best practices you should follow when you send images to your clients over the Internet.Read More…
  • Computer Skills
    Keyboard Maestro IV - Control FlowPreview
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    In this tutorial in my ongoing series on the Mac automation app Keyboard Maestro, I take a look at how to use Control Flow actions to have macros trigger differently depending on a set of conditions.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    How to Add Geospatial Data to Your Images With Geotag Photos ProGeotag preview
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    Many apps and web services support geotagged photos, however, most DSLRs don't without costly add-ons. In this tutorial I show how to use your smartphone and a five dollar app to add GPS data to your images.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    How to Set Good Goals for Your Photography PracticeTuts goals preview
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    In this tutorial I look at how to set good goals for getting better at photography. Using some of the best psychological theories on goal setting, I look at the best practices for using them to improve your shooting.Read More…