My Audio Journey

Most of my friends who do stock footage also either work in the entertainment industry, or they do other projects such as short films and weddings.  Typically, we remove the audio from our stock footage clips, but when we need audio, we typically need GOOD audio. That’s where I’m at.  […] Read more »

Online File Sharing

I shot close to 6,000 photos and 22 minutes of video footage last week during a 4-day music festival (plus an extra day shooting the set up) and at nearly 100 GB of data, the easiest way to share everything with my client is online. That means upgrading my measly […] Read more »

Renting Lenses – BorrowLenses vs LensProToGo

Every year I attend a local Country music festival where I take pictures and shoot video for stock. However, this year I’m fortunate enough to have been hired as the venue’s official photographer. So, I need to step up my game.  I was selected because of the quality of my […] Read more »

Time to upgrade my gear

While I have been out shooting a lot more footage for Microstock this year after a dismal performance last year, I am still spending a lot of time shooting commercials for local businesses and working on short films. The great thing about that is it pushes you to the limits […] Read more »

Long Distance Relationships

When shooting video (or stills) on your DSLR camera, it’s always best to use a prime lens like a 50mm F1.8 or F1.4.  However, sometimes the subject you are shooting requires a zoom lens and prime zooms can be very expensive.  Fortunately both Canon and Sigma have zooms that are […] Read more »