A brand new adventure photography backpack was recently released, and I was one of a small number of creatives who got to test one out before they went on sale. Check out my full review on Fstoppers.com!Read More
The Blackmagic URSA Mini 4.6K RAW Camera is a high end video camera that I was fortunate to check out for a few days while shooting some climbing and documentary b-roll around Kentucky. The technical specs are out of this world: 4608 x 2592 pixel capture, RAW recording, and a whopping 15 stops of dynamic range, all in a $5,000 package. Read all about it in my full review on Fstoppers.
In this article I wrote for Fstoppers, I used my recent airline travel experiences to outline a number of tips and questions that a traveling filmmaker or photographer should consider. Late flights, gate-checked bags, and picking a travel backpack that best suits your needs. This and more in the full post.Read More
In the last few months, I've given myself a crash-course (small pun intended) in flying unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or drones as they are commonly called. Specifically, I was using the DJI Inspire Quadcopter, and in this fstoppers article I shard my experiences and opinions on that system for aerial video capture.Read More
I got my hands on the new 4k-ready Panasonic GH4, along with a few lenses, to test out for a few weeks. In my fstoppers article, I display a fully edited video that was cut from footage I shot with this unit, and then I go on to talk about its strengths and weaknesses.Read More
A subject I know all too well: Relocating. When it comes to building a video production and photography business, it can take years to cultivate good clients, get high paying and interesting projects, and form relationships with reliable help. If you move, losing that local network can take a huge toll on your business.
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My passion is shooting outdoor lifestyle and documentary projects, and those shoots often require me to be on the go and in remote areas. Historically, getting an expensive jib or crane in those locations was not possible. With the Aviator Carbon Fiber Travel Jib, taking a jib into the field is not only possible, but easy for everyone. I reviewed this piece of equipment in a video and written article for fstoppers.com.Read More
I just quit my full time job of six years as a video producer at a local
college. A decent salary, good benefits, and the security that came
with it… all gone. I’m now focusing on my dream project called Ascending India and I might go broke trying to
make it. In this article I wrote for Fstoppers, I discuss why I made this decision, and how others can make it happen too.