A cursory review of Jerry’s photography tour and why it’s worth the investment.Read more "Jerry Ghionis “How to Wow” Workshop Review"
One of the great debates in the creative world is who is qualified to teach a craft. Here are some thoughts to ponder.Read more "What Makes a Good Teacher of a Craft?"
Two very interesting videos that provide commentary on today’s educational system.Read more "Is Our Education System Failing Us?"
Yesterday I was listening to an episode of my favorite filmmakers podcast “Filmspotting.” On it co-host Matty “Ballgame” Robinson was interviewing Davis Guggenheim , the Academy Award winning documentary filmmaker behind “An Inconvenient Truth.” His latest film is “Waiting for Superman,” a gripping and dramatic documentary about America’s messed up educational system. Besides the fact […]Read more "Don’t Be a Cookie Cutter Filmmaker"
I’ve recently been notified of a great business planning seminar coming to the great Atlanta area. This is one aspect of business that many small businesses are terrible at, particularly in the wedding and event world. I wanted to pass on the information and encourage any wedding pros in the Atlanta area to seriously consider […]Read more "Business Seminar for Wedding Pros Coming to the ATL"
Let me say right off the bat that this article may piss some of you off. I don’t mean to do that, but knowing the make up of my audience, I’m sure that will be one of the outcomes. However, my hope is that MOST of you will be inspired and encouraged. Machiavelli‘s famous quote […]Read more "With Art, the End Absolutely Justifies the Means"
Lately I’ve had an itching to get back to my love of filmmaking, and since I also love to teach, I thought why not combine the two. So, I’m going to start a series of blog posts called “Back to Basics with Blade Ronner.” I know many of you who read this blog may consider […]Read more "Back to Basics with Blade Ronner – Coverage (aka C.Y.A. of Filmmaking)"
In the summer of 2008, famed commercial/editorial photographer Vincent Laforet heralded the release of Canon’s EOS 5D Mark II with his short film “Reverie”. Both photographers and filmmakers alike were blown away. The release of the 5D has created not only it’s own subculture, but an entire industry was born as companies large and small […]Read more "Fusion: The Facts and the Folly"
There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.Read more "Protected: Ron and Tasra's WEVA09 Presentation"
Last week I posted the question, “How Much Sharing of Knowlede” is too much. It was prompted by a discussion I had with colleagues regarding the amount of “secrets” one should share (or not share). In both the videography and photography industries, so much of what we learn comes from those who have blazed trails […]Read more "Get In[Focus] – The Power of Giving Part 2"