48 Hour Film Festival – Kansas City

For the past 3 years I’ve been participating in the 48 Hour Film Festival.  The closest is in Kansas City, MO which is a little over an hour’s drive from my home in Topeka, KS. Which means, I drive to Kansas City on opening night for the kick off, drive […] Read more »

The right place at the right time…

Sometimes in your life you just happen to be at the right place at the right time.  That happened to me yesterday… twice. It was another hot day in Topeka and I needed to get out of the house.  So I loaded up my camera equipment in the car and […] Read more »

Time to start submitting your Stock Footage

Okay, you’ve been shooting video for some time and you’ve picked your best shots to submit.  What do you do next? If you are submitting to more than one site, you want to create a single clip that meets the needs of all sites.  So, keep your clip length to […] Read more »

Virtuosity and the Art of MicroStock

Maybe as we age we really do slow down… or perhaps we actually do grow more patient with age… or perhaps it has nothing to do with age and I’m just a naturally patient person.  I bet you have no idea what I’m talking about by now. I read a […] Read more »

The World of Stock Footage

Many photographers are starting to look towards expanding their portfolio into the world of Stock Footage. Indeed, cameras like the Canon 7D, Canon 5D Mark II, Nikon D5000 and Pentax K-X have blurred the lines between still and motion picture taking. Microstock Footage is not a new industry, however.  It’s […] Read more »