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. […]
I have always loved working handheld and using super wide angle lenses. When I worked with “big” kit I used to adore my B-mount 4.5mmx14 Canon lens. For me filming […]
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 […]
The victorious hunters ran towards town, the stunned deer slung over the big man’s shoulders. Panting heavily, draped in kit and soaked in sweat I managed a few shots with […]
Drone Camp, Cape Town: 13-15 July, 2016 I’ve just attended the first ever Drone Camp South Africa organised by Chris Roper, senior knight fellow at Code for Africa and the […]
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’m a massive fan of the Multimedia Week podcast and jumped at the chance to appear on the show for a second time. If you don’t already know their work […]
my affiliate linkI recently bought the DJI Osmo gimbal. I already have a Nebula 4000 gimbal but I wanted to try something with a built-in camera. Below is my short […]
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 […]
I was recently given a Richoh Theta S 360 degree camera. I messed around for quite some time and read many posts about how to shoot with it and edit […]
Multi camera interviews, concert and performance videos – If you ever have to edit any of these then you may benefit from learning how to edit Multicam in FCPX. Luckily […]
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 am lucky enough to meet and be inspired by many great shooters in the course of my travels. One man who stands out is Richard Atkinson – a South […]
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. . .