I recently directed, shot and edited a film for the BBC about the wave of murders that have made Cape Town one of the most dangerous places… Read more “Murder Town: Inside Cape Town’s bloodbath”
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… Read more “Talking gimbals, Mojo and travel tips with the BBC’s Nick Garnett”
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… Read more “My Every Day Carry: An EDC for the travelling journalist”
In June 2017 I was lucky enough to travel deep into the rain forest of Madagascar on assignment for the BBC. I worked alongside another brilliant cameraman… Read more “Sapphires and lemurs: Filming in the rainforests of Madagascar”
Great news – “Camera confidential”My book on video journalism is now in the Kindle store and available to buy. CLICK THIS LINK TO PURCHASE If you haven’t… Read more “Camera confidential: My book on video journalism is now in the Kindle store”
I’ve been shooting news and documentaries for fifteen years now. It’s more than a job, it’s a passion. While on assignment I often like to use my… Read more “Life on the road: A glimpse behind the lens”
I usually work in sub-saharan Africa, I love it and am in no rush to work anywhere else. But, my other favourite part of the world is… Read more “Popping up in India: My latest assignment”
A couple of years ago I wrote a short book called “Camera Confidential” that I sold for charity and made £3000 for the Rory Peck Trust. I… Read more “Big news! Camera Confidential is now available for pre-order”
I’ve been following the guys on the Multimedia week podcast for some time and was chuffed to be invited on for this week’s episode. We talked about getting started in video journalism, how web video is different to broadcast, kit, editing and we even touched on the vertical video debate. Have a listen and enjoy. . .