Music Production: How to Reinvent the Wheel

As with many professional creatives, my work often includes some level of collaboration with fellow artists, technical personnel, and/or executive overseers. After expectations, goals, and roles are clarified I first tend to focus on the big picture for my piece of the work, letting small ...

The Challenges (and Joys) of Ocean Photography — Mauricio Espinoza

Mauricio Espinoza is a Lima, Peru-based photographer who says he specializes in “ocean, waves and surf.” We got together with Mauricio to ask him about the challenges, fears and joys of taking photos while being tossed by ocean waves (see the Q&A below). Since he was a child, Mauricio has ...

NAB 2017 Top Stories: Improving Creative Workflows, from Drones to Major Broadcast Production

If you didn’t get to attend NAB 2017, check this out — let’s run down the show’s highlights. We connected with all kinds of creators and Media & Entertainment (M&E) leaders, trading info about the wide variety ways Seagate and LaCie now help creative professionals “Focus on ...

Five Tips for Turning Photography and Video into a Career — Creative Pro Chris Hershman

Pro filmmaker Chris Hershman joined us at this year’s NAB show for our Speaker Series, talking about his approach for filming music videos, from concept through post edit. If you’re in a relationship with your camera, as in, you want to be with it all day everyday, then you’ve inevitably ...

Seagate’s Flying High With New Drone Drive, Photography and Tech Press Say

We’re hearing a lot of excitement and feedback from our creative professional friends since we announced the Seagate DJI Fly Drive — the world’s first hard drive aimed at making life easier for drone photographers. Why did we work with DJI to design a convenient, field-ready hard drive ...

NAB 2017: Enabling Content Creation is the Key

Digital content creation is the key in the media and entertainment (M&E) industry, where content — unique moments carefully captured and lovingly curated, edited and produced — is the product of much invested time and money, and is largely irreplaceable. The more digital content is combined ...

Fast RAID Storage, More MacBook Ports: LaCie 2big Dock Thunderbolt 3

Creative professionals love Apple’s slim, powerful MacBook Pro laptop. The only catch is that it now offers only Thunderbolt 3 ports (four of them) — a change that means most of their current peripherals aren’t compatible with the newest MacBook Pro. In order to connect phones, cameras, ...

Can Photography Inspire Life? Advice and Adventures from Pro Kevin O

Developing a career as a photographer — following your interests Kevin O is a Hawaii-based adventure photographer who travels much of the year. He started his career photographing models, and now shoots mainly adventures, while also keeping a diverse set of commercial clients happy. He ...

Showcase: Digital Image Technician (D.I.T.) Workflow — Meet LaCie at INNOCINEMA, Grab a Beer, Win Some Gear

Filmmakers and creative pros, meet up with LaCie at INNOCINEMA in Atlanta this February 25 for an event focused on showcasing a professional Digital Image Technician (D.I.T.) workflow both in-house and in the field. Don’t miss this chance to get hands-on demonstrations with some of the ...

Music Production: The Heart of Expression (Keeping it Simple)

Simplicity can be hard to come by in these modern times. Contemporary culture celebrates the idea of endless options and the concomitant received sense of “more is better.” I fully take advantage of the technological tools which make my work as a musician and writer more flexible, but my ...

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