Johannesburg was built because of mining. The city is surrounded by huge, sandy dumps – a side-effect of the search for gold. I’ve lived in South Africa for ten years […]
I was recently in Zimbabwe to cover the elections. I was there to make films away from the politicians and the hard news. It was fun, until the shooting started. […]
So I’ve just purchased the Sony PXW-Z90. If you’ve never heard of it then here are a few basic stats that helped to sell it to me: – 4K right […]
Imagine that it is so cold your breath is freezing, you are in a 4×4 slipping and sliding across a frozen river and you are scared to switch off your […]
In today’s podcast interview I speak with Lee Durant a cameraman based in London. Lee is a former Royal Marines Commando and we speak in detail about his military career […]
I’ve never covered extreme weather events. But if you are based in the USA then the chances are that you’ll have to film hurricanes and tornados and all sorts of […]
I recently rediscovered my Vimeo channel which had been unloved and forgotten for some time. Amongst some of the gems I found were a couple of videos featuring examples and […]
Paul Martin is a freelance cameraman based in the south of England. I’ve known Paul for a number of years though sadly we still haven’t had a chance to down […]
In episode five of the Imagejunkies podcast I talked with friend and colleague Barnaby Mitchell about his recent experiences filming the battle of Mosul. He had a tough time as […]
Episodes three and four of the Imagejunkies podcast feature an interview with BBC legend Bob Prabhu. Bob served forty years on the frontlines of news and his story is a […]
My review of the Sony HX90V compact camera. In this blog and video I examine the video functions in detail.
What is life like for a video journalist? What is like to travel and make films? I wanted to give an insight into how I work and I hope that […]
In this week’s episode of the new Imagejunkies podcast, I speak with BBC reporter Nick Garnett. Nick is a guru of all things Mojo (Mobile journalism) and in this chat, […]
The Imagejunkies podcast is now a reality. In the first episode, I talk with Freelance filmmaker Dylan Roberts about his work shooting 360 videos in Mosul while embedded with the […]
A short tutorial on how to use the draw mask and graduated mask effects in Final Cut Pro X (FCPX).
Are you obsessed with packing? With carrying the right tools? I’ve been experimenting with my EDC (Every Day Carry) for some time now and wanted to share it with you. […]