Phototropism in Action – Tomato Plant

I finally got this video to work. It’s an example of how a plant (a tomato in this case) will bend itself toward light in an effort to maximise its photosynthesis. Ok, let’s see if this works:

This was taken with a D300, 1 shot per minute, from about 10AM to 3PM

Eastern Wind

While I’m at it, I might as well post another song that I made with the orchestra plugin. This one was supposed to have a middle-eastern sound to it, but also have a nice driving drum beat. The actual beat of the drums is pretty close to what I had in mind, but the samples themselves aren’t what I have in my head. One day I’ll get around to making this sound the way I want.

One of the problems is that my PC can’t handle all the plugins at the same time.  For some reason, the bass (which is actually a guitar emulator) takes up HUGE amounts of resources.  What this boiled down to was that I could never listen to the song in the software, I had to mute some tracks to be able to listen to something, then unmute, render to MP3, and listen to the MP3 to see if the change I made sounded good.  Very annoying to say the least!

Eastern Wind MP3

Piano Song

I never posted this song up here, but I tend to want to listen to it sometimes, so I thought a nice easy way to get to it would be nice (FTP is annoying sometimes).  Basically, this is a song I wrote to play with a new orchestra plugin that I bought.  I wish I had the time and the skill to do some longer / better stuff, but I still like this:

Anyway, here’s the link:

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