Facebook Square Videos in Adobe Premiere Pro

How do you create a square video project in Adobe Premiere Pro? If you're a videographer who is also a digital marketer like me, then you've probably made (or attempted to make) square videos for Instagram, Facebook or other such platforms. If you haven't done it before and would really like to make your first … Continue reading Facebook Square Videos in Adobe Premiere Pro

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How to Give a GIF

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

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

The Sony FS5 Footage

At my current job we purchased these cameras, but what you're probably wondering is "how does the Sony FS5 footage look?" So let me dive into a little review of my experience. First off, I'm falling in love with slow motion. I have not used slow motion in the past due to the lack of … Continue reading The Sony FS5 Footage

Researching and Writing at My New Job

My first real project at Primer 180 was to research and write and article on aerial adventure parks, also known as high ropes courses. This article was great fun as I tried to pick a number of good ones from as many different states as I could. I know there are plenty more, but I … Continue reading Researching and Writing at My New Job

Moved to Minnesota – Concluded My Time in Maryland

It has been a couple weeks since my last blog post because of some large transitions I have been going through. First of all, my time at Stevenson University ended on March 20, which gave me and my family a week to finish packing and head to Minnesota on March 29. With the help of … Continue reading Moved to Minnesota – Concluded My Time in Maryland

Taylor Family Photo Shoot

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

Formats, Codecs, Bit Rates and Rendering Videos

So. You've shot and edited your video. Now what? How do you get your masterpiece out of your editing timeline and into the world? Exporting video is one of the most complex tasks in the video world when you don't know what you're doing. There are literally tens of thousands of different combinations that play into how a video … Continue reading Formats, Codecs, Bit Rates and Rendering Videos

New Epic Marching Band Promo Video

In a previous post I showed the removal of a fly on my camera lens during a shot of the marching band at Stevenson. Here is the technical aspects of the video for those interested. It uses football halftime show and parade footage I captured on a Canon 60D with a Sigma 10-20mm lens mounted … Continue reading New Epic Marching Band Promo Video

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