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. […]
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 called Tony Smith […]
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 heard of the […]
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 smaller cameras to […]
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 the Indian subcontinent […]
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 was really proud […]
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. . .
For your perusal here is a collection of my latest work since becoming a self-shooting video journalist who produces, shoots and edits all of my pieces. Sometimes I feel that my shooting suffers due to managing so many roles but I certainly feel that my all around story telling has improved a lot and I love the creative freedom that VJ’ing offers.