Life Skills Update Vol. 2

I continue to learn a lot. My life has expanded in many directions over the past year or two, so bear with me while I sum it all up in a couple paragraphs and bulleted lists. New Work Skills With a generic title like Digital Content Marketing Associate I expected to be diving into a swath of new … Continue reading Life Skills Update Vol. 2

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Camera DSLR Shutter Action in Super Slow Motion

This is simply amazing to see. It's a process that so many photographers take for granted. The Slow Mo Guys made a video showing how the shutter and mirror retraction occur in a typical DSLR camera. This particular experiment used a Canon 7D which is their go-to camera for filming non-slow-motion footage. Another thing they … Continue reading Camera DSLR Shutter Action in Super Slow Motion

Showcase Your Work With a Video Portfolio

Never let your Demo Reel get dusty. If you're constantly producing new video, photo or motion graphics content then make sure you're showcasing your work along the way. I have neglected to update my video portfolio for nearly 3 years now. In that time I have helped produce well over 100 videos for Stevenson University, … Continue reading Showcase Your Work With a Video Portfolio

Keep Your Receipts

When it comes to large purchases it is always a best practice to keep your proof of purchase. For video and photography equipment - cameras, lenses and accessory gear - these are no exception. Most of this gear has warranties if registered with a proof of purchase. I was recently in a situation at work … Continue reading Keep Your Receipts

Clarifying the Recent History of Israel

Now I'm not Jewish. As far as I know, I have no Jewish blood. However, as a Christian (and a descent human being), I can differentiate right from wrong, justice and irrational behavior. While the conflict in the middle east has a complicated history on the surface it boils down to one simple premise of … Continue reading Clarifying the Recent History of Israel

John Lennox Debating like C.S. Lewis’ “Mere Christianity”

"I believe in the supernatural God that Created the Heavens and the Earth" - John Lennox This video is very much worth your time and attention. Christianity and even the existence of God has been questioned more and more as generation after generation have been indoctrinated in the heavily publicized, false and cowardly theory of … Continue reading John Lennox Debating like C.S. Lewis’ “Mere Christianity”

Ukraine and the World

What's happening in the Ukraine is amazing from both sides, the government's oppression and the protesters revolt. The government is going against the people and the people are fighting back in very innovative ways. (Read a great article about the Ukraine situation: Click Here) We hear about these problems in the world, but we are … Continue reading Ukraine and the World

Camera Operators – The Invisible Ones

You don't experience the moments - you capture them. You don't create memories - you help people remember them in a creative way. You are a camera operator. Is it worth it? This is a shout out to all those who spend their lives behind the lens. You are on the front lines of capturing … Continue reading Camera Operators – The Invisible Ones

Word for the Weak and Weary

Feel like the weight of the world is trying crush your soul? Feel like the pressures around you are snuffing your candle of peace and joy? I feel like that right now. I've been up until 3 or 4am almost every night working to finish some freelance projects while still getting up for work in … Continue reading Word for the Weak and Weary

9 Reasons I’m Not a Millionaire

Here are my reasons for not being a millionaire: I was not born into a wealthy family My wife was not born into a wealthy family I'm not an inventor I am not a pro football player or Justin Bieber A rich uncle has not passed away and left me in his will (in fact, … Continue reading 9 Reasons I’m Not a Millionaire