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… Read more “Farted on by Colonel Gaddafi and bitten on the bum – 40 years as a cameraman”
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… Read more “A day in the life of a video journalist”
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”
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… Read more “360 video in a war zone: Episode 1 of the Imagejunkies podcast”
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”
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.… Read more “Going wide: My review of the Sony 10-18mm E-mount lens”
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”
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… Read more “Caught short in Ghana: how I learned to be a better packer”