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. . .
Have you ever wanted to create video “boxes” in FCPX? i.e have multiple layers of video running on the screen at the same time. It’s something that in my filmmaking […]
The world of filmmaking and video journalism is changing There is so much to learn – shooting, editing, writing, structure and of course the art of travel in an increasingly […]
In this video I take a look at the Sony A5100 for shooting news. I’ve been using this camera now for over six months and love it. The image quality is outstanding and the size of it makes it a perfect camera for taking anywhere.
As you know I’m always looking for ways to bring my shoots to life, to make them stand out. In the last three months one of the ways I’ve been […]
In 2012 I was lucky enough to get to spend two days shooting on a U.S Aircraft carrier. It was a pretty awesome experience. And although filming on one is a very rare occurrence I figured it was worth sharing what I learnt from the trip. . .