Tipsy Tuesday: Sideways Zumba

2 Jul

Talent without discipline is like an octopus on roller skates. There’s plenty of movement, but you never know if it’s going to be forward, backwards, or sideways.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr. (Brainyquote.com)

No, sideways Zumba is not the newest exercise or dance craze sweeping the country. What it entails is, a ditzy camera person, (yours truly) an iPad, and a room full of energetic women in a Zumba class at the local YMCA. I never know when the iPad is going to switch directions on me, or how to change it in movie mode afterwards. I did figure out though, how to pick out stills from the movie and turn those right-side-upways.(I made that word up too. Feel free to borrow it.) So, that’s not too ignorant, is it?

OK, I’m sure a 9 year old could explain all this techno-editing-enhancing mumbo-jumbo to me, but I’m old and I don’t have any 9 year olds around. Consequently, I will be forced to stumble around through the cyber world totally confused and alone. Thank goodness most of my friends are in the same boat without a life jacket, so they will understand.

If anyone knows how to fix this, let me know, or just tilt your head sideways like the rest of us.

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I LOVE ZUMBA!

2 Responses to “Tipsy Tuesday: Sideways Zumba”

  1. Yoshiko July 3, 2013 at 7:55 am #

    i don’t use ipad. I’m a PC person. Maybe you can get a stand for ipad? Hope this helps

    • toniandrukaitisoni July 3, 2013 at 2:18 pm #

      Thanks. I should get a stand for still videos, but when walking around, I just need to set the position so it doesn’t change. I always forget to do that. Practice makes perfect.

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