5 Killer Halloween Video Tips

Going out to shoot memorable video of your kids?  Here are five Halloween Video tips that will help: 1) It’s dark out at night.  I know you knew that, so let me be more specific:  outside at night away from any …(Read the rest)

Story as a Magical Organizing Force

I have a brain that likes things logical, nicely ordered and in line. You follow the rules, you get the result. I can’t get my head around the order of shots, stories and putting it all together. Once a week we go to the grandparents house …(Read the rest)

How to Shoot Kids and Animals

“Never work with kids or animals” goes the old showbiz saying.  And it makes sense.  It’s nearly impossible to get exactly what you want—and when you do, the cute kid or animal will get all the credit for being adorable.  You’ll …(Read the rest)

What’s Your Intent? (p. 25)

From How to Shoot Video that Doesn’t Suck, Page 25: Before you shoot your next video, brainstorm a long list of why you’re doing it and how you want to treat the audience. Select the most useful thoughts from your list and …(Read the rest)