Hey! GIFs are fun. Well, they can be fun if they're done right. Not saying I'm an expert (I am by no means an expert. Trust me), but I've learned a lot about how looping GIFs can enhance a digital interaction. The very fact it can loop infinitely gives you an interesting platform photos and videos cannot offer. … Continue reading How to Give a GIF
Even amongst the craziness of moving at the end of this week I was able to do a photo shoot for my friends Dominick and Danita Taylor. It's rather interesting that we went to college together and wound up in the same city halfway across the country. Anyway, after many months of schedule conflicts we … Continue reading Taylor Family Photo Shoot
Pure gold. If you know anything about Canon DSLR Video and have been keeping up with their new releases...I just about died laughing at this. It will go way over the head of non-DSLR video shooters, but it's comic genius for those of us who know what he's talking about. Enjoy!
I recently had the privilege to do photography for Billy and Janelle's wedding on January 31, 2015. It was a fun wedding with a lot of great people and plenty of laughs as the two exchanged vows and shared stories of each other. I'm very excited for their future together. Enjoy the photos!
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
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
As a newcomer to time lapse video I made many good choices. I decided to shoot with 2 cameras to get two different perspectives. I set my DSLR with newly purchased controller to have all manual settings. I set the time between photos to one every 3 seconds which was recommended for fast moving … Continue reading Time Lapse – Videos, Tips and Reducing Flicker Problems
I had the opportunity to test out some new skills in time-lapse photography this week. So, after reading many articles and watching a couple hours of YouTube videos, I had my trial by fire...in the cold of December. I found a few things to be true... December outdoor time-lapse shoots are cold. Bring layers. Shooting time-lapse … Continue reading 10 Tips for Shooting Time-Lapse with DSLR
I will be flying out of Dulles International Airport near Washington DC tonight with a destination set for Heathrow international Airport just outside of London. Then I'll go on a short trek up to Bishop's Stortford, UK. I'll be filming for Fisher BioServices which is part of the Thermo Fisher Scientific company. While I have not been … Continue reading How to Pack for an Overseas Video Shoot
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