Your about page is such an important part of your website. Next to your portfolio, it’s probably the most important part of your website. Today we look at another stellar about page–that of Studio Z Films.Read more "A Top-Notch About Page by Studio Z Films"
Today we get great insight from a second shooter wedding photographer and a mouth-watering apple pie analogy.Read more "Confessions of a Second Shooter"
You are sitting in the room with three of the most celebrated and talented event filmmakers on the planet. DSLR masters of light and sound. Cinematic auteurs through and through. You are given the microphone and have just one question to ask one or all of them. What would that question be? Would you waste […]Read more "What Question Would You Ask Patrick Moreau, Joe Simon or Kevin Shahinian?"
Back in the early 2000’s celebrity event filmmaker turned post-production house entrepreneur Paul Korver started shooting weddings on 35mm film. Yes, that’s right folks. He shot high profile weddings on the same super expensive film format that his movie star clients were used to being shot on for their films. Was it overkill for a […]Read more "Is This the Wedding Video Every Event Photographer Should Fear"
When I started in this business nine years ago, I started doing weddings because it was the easisest aspect of the business to start. I figured I would just do weddings until I could do “real” videos. Admittedly, going into it, I had the low view of wedding videography that many people do. But it […]Read more "Why Every Pro Filmmaker or Photographer Should Start Out with Weddings"
Today Michael LaFrance tweeted that I check out his “amazing” wedding film trailer. Honestly, my first thought was this is just a form of Twitter spam (which normally bugs me). And I wasn’t too crazy about the lack of humility. But, I thought, what the heck. I’ll check it out. I’ll give this guy 30 […]Read more "The Anti-Wedding Film: An Example of Standing Out"
Tell me if this sounds familiar to you: I just love taking pictures, and there’s nothing more important to me than capturing the images of your wedding day, the most important day of your life. Blah, blah, blah. I added the blah, blah, blah, part, but I think you get the point. I can’t tell […]Read more "The Evolution of an About Page"
Yesterday’s post about this Epson ad caused quite a stir. Definitely was one of my most read blog posts this year. The discussion raised an interesting topic: has the advent of steadicams and jibs at weddings taken the art form too far? Some would say that the stunning results are worth the slight intrusion. Others […]Read more "Has Wedding Filmmaking Gone Too Far? Too Hollywood?"
One of the most important investments a bride can make in her wedding is capturing those moments, both on photos AND video. Each brings to the table something special and unique. There’s something magical about one special moment frozen in time in a high quality photograph. Likewise, there’s nothing more powerful at taking you back […]Read more "Epson Ad Disses Wedding Videographers"
Last December I offered a special rate on our photographer promo services as long as I would be allowed to do something different than the many promos I had done before. One of the photogs that took me up on that deal was Ed Diaz of Diaz Digital Discoveries in Massachusetts. My style tends to […]Read more "How to Shoot an Effective Photographer Promo"