I was recently in Zimbabwe to cover the elections. I was there to make films away from the politicians and the hard news. It was fun, until… Read more “In the line of fire: caught in Zimbabwe’s post-election violence”
So I’ve just purchased the Sony PXW-Z90. If you’ve never heard of it then here are a few basic stats that helped to sell it to me:… Read more “Using the Sony PXW-Z90 to shoot news”
I’ve never covered extreme weather events. But if you are based in the USA then the chances are that you’ll have to film hurricanes and tornados and… Read more “Covering hurricanes and extreme weather: An interview with Stewart Pittman”
Paul Martin is a freelance cameraman based in the south of England. I’ve known Paul for a number of years though sadly we still haven’t had a… Read more “How to be a successful freelance news cameraman – with Paul Martin”
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”
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”
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… Read more “40 years as a news shooter and still going strong”
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. . .