Based on the great response to my top 5 bold predications for 2015, here are 10 more than didn’t quite make the cut.Read more "My Top 10 Absurd Predictions of 2015"
This blog post is for all of you interested in using the C300, but don’t necessarily have a broad video background. These are the little “gotchas” you should be aware of (particularly if you come from DSLRs).Read more "Canon C300 Tips for DSLR Filmmakers"
Yosemite and Sierra photographer Shawn Reeder talks about his journey from photographer to filmmaker.Read more "Shawn Reeder Makes it to Crossing the 180"
Philip Bloom’s “Portrait of a Boxer” is a good example of making good filmmaking look “easy” when it really isn’t. This makes a great case study for your business.Read more "It May Look Simple, But It Ain’t"
One of the touchiest debates you can get into with a filmmaker or photographer is what it takes to be considered a REAL filmmaker or photographer. So, let’s get into it!Read more "What Makes a Person a True Filmmaker, Photographer or Professional"
Today is part 2 in my mini-series on “Anatomy of a Blog Design.” Yesterday I covered the essential four P’s you must know before launching your blog: people, purpose, payoff and platform. Today I’ll delve more into that fourth P: platform. I’ve been waiting to do this one for a while. The social media geek in […]Read more "Choosing a Blogging Platform-WordPress.com vs. WordPress.org"
Today I continue the series I started yesterday, “The Price is Right.” There’s been a lot of chatter lately in my circles around this topic of pricing, so I wanted to address it. Yesterday it was about strategies for setting your rates. Today let’s look at some ways for raising your rates. ‘Cuz you know […]Read more "How Often Should You Raise Your Rates?"
The firestorm of comments on my “haters gonna hate” post raised an issue that I think is prevalent in the industry: attacking one’s character or making an insinuation about one’s ethic without really knowing the person or their background. I’ve seen it done to others where I knew the background of the person attacked, and […]Read more "In Pursuit of the Truth"
The title says it all. Five full-proof strategies for dealing with hatahs.Read more "Haters Are Gonna Hate—A Surefire Strategy For Dealing with Trolls and Other Dregs of the Internet"
**UPDATE: This blog post was part 2 of a 3-part series. Be sure to read part 1 (The Future is Bleak) and Part 3 (The Future is Bright or Bleak). :) ** There is absolutely no better time than NOW to be a small business photographer or filmmaker. The equipment we have at our disposal […]Read more "The Future is BRIGHT for Small Business Photographers and Filmmakers"