20190309: Well Day 108, Still Creating & Living! ha ha Life as an Artist! MagicLantern data


Sorry to not have written a post in a while,

I have been busy here in my apt, doing what I must spiritually & physically to survive.

I did get the landlord to accept rent, phone, electric monies & pay those bills.

If anyone in Mexico is in the neighborhood & wants to put some Mexican pesos in my hands directly, I would appreciate it, 108 Days without sunshine means I have not gotten to get to an ATM either.  Donations or requests for digital work in trade of course, are accepted!! I will be killed as soon as I step on the street for exposing this town’s $200 MILLION pesos MX PER YEAR INCOME OFF FRAUD & MURDER… They are Mexicans, they do KILL for sport & FUN!!

My hands are healing & more importantly, I have been playing my drum enough for the pain of drumming, not so much to go away but to let me move on past and continue to play.

I am now able to say that I am an “Avant Garde 1960s Beatnik” style of player of my drum, I have had to learn my own style of drumming from the several different injuries & lack of any kind of musical training.

Such is being a artist!! ha ha

Below is an image of the drum in 2015 as it looked when {{I had worked on it up to 2005 when as a Corruption Fighter I was placed in prison to shut me up}} & I got to start playing with it & learning WHAT I HAD MADE!  As well as the decorations of the drum as it is now & you can see the cross-hatching of strings used in tuning it. Whereas in the 2015 image you see the tuning strings are just bundled up, ready to use.

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So I am now hacking my Canon cameras to extend the length of time they record.

As the software I found says “WARNING THIS CAN DAMAGE YOUR CAMERA!! IF YOU BREAK YOUR CAMERA YOU GET TO KEEP BOTH PARTS!!

My cameras are my “Ladies” & I am not interested in breaking or hurting them but,

With TRUMPed & the USA/European War Mongers TRYING SO HARD to start a final WW3 & end all life on Earth, why be safe??

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So the software is called “Magic Lantern” & is freeware. There will be links below to Youtube turtorials & the company website as well.

In this screen shot, you can see the developer discussing the 7D which as a 10 minute limit on video recording is improved to an HOUR in length.

20190308 7D 200GB 1hr video limit with MagicLantern

YES, THERE ARE STILL ISSUES, one of which is I had done the Canon upgrade to Version 2.0.5 which is not supported. I spend about 2 hour cruising the internet to find that “Old” Version of 2.0.3 Canon firmware. Canon odes not offer it any more. Life is easier for customers if you are not trying to decide which version is the new version, smart of Canon.

Any way, I am taking my time, not haphazardly doing this.

I DO NOT RECOMMEND ANYONE DOES THIS WITHOUT SERIOUS STUDY & CONSIDERATION OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO WHAT YOU ARE UNDERTAKING!

It may seem easy, but computers, which is what a digital camera is, are fickle as cats & dangerous to mess with!

However, Last night I picked up my drum, looked at the clock on my computer, 9:30pm and started to play a  minute or 2 later.

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I play with my eyes closed & was so into the music I was creating for myself, that my hand which is healing & getting use to the fact that the larger part of the wound scar is on the striking side of the pinkie finger & the palm also has part of the severed tendon/muscle in it & painful, that I just kept playing my “1960s Beatnik Avant Garde” style song till I sweating.

Feeling so good in my heart & soul, that I was tired as well as my hand being quite sore. Yes, I can understand the musician playing with bleeding fingers now from a personal point of view.

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So it strikes the drum head most every time & can not be bent or lifted out of the way.

When I opened my eyes immediately upon stopping & looked at the computer clock, 10:25pm!!

Yeah, almost an hour long drum tap… so not even my 6D would have recorded it all.

So I have the 6D as well that I must upgrade to the Hacker “Magic Lantern” software.

So it will be days before I am sure of what I am doing and then doing a test run or 2 of stuff for doing a video post.

You can listen to earlier versions of my recording the drum playing in previous posts, the Valentine Song in Feb. 2019 is the best so far.

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So again, stay tuned and I am having fun, so more will be coming when I get a chance.

I am magic of course & this drum is also quite magical too!

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AGAIN, YOU ARE ADVISED NOT TO DO THIS!!

links to help those that dare:

Magic Lantern Website:  https://www.magiclantern.fm/

Canon 7D 2.0.3 downgrade Youtube tutorial:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2cS8qloFaNg

A basic Install of Magic Lantern on Youtube video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b70s-RAT2qw

A person showing WHAT Magic Lantern does for your Canon 7D tutorial as well as the install process:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jbeezVhnu0w

AGAIN YOU ARE RISKING YOUR EQUIPMENT & VOIDING ALL WARRANTIES!! ONLY DO THIS IF YOU ARE AWARE OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITY FOR YOUR ACTIONS!

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