Got some new lenses, so I take them to a dark church to test out them out.
Olympus 50-200mm f/2.8-3.5 (my heaviest lens—2 lbs.); Panasonic 14mm f/2.5 (my lightest lens—2 oz.); Canon FD 35-105mm f/3.5 (my bargain lens—$50!)
As we leave 2012, I sing my way through all 47 episodes of Indy News from the year!
The new GoPro Hero3 vs. Hero2!
Today on Indy News: I test out my new camera (Panasonic GH3), react to The Hobbit in 48fps & interview David M. Reynolds, director of “The Underwater Realm”!
The Hobbit premieres this Friday in the U.S. in 48 frames per second—if you see it in “HFR 3D.” I explore the FIVE formats it’ll be presented in, plus a simple explanation of 3D theater technology!
Give me six minutes and a whiteboard, and I’ll break down the math behind 5 important filmmaking principles!
I’ve found today’s best Cyber Monday deals for filmmaking gear!
Let me take you inside WTVP, my local PBS studio!
Last year’s William Shatner turkey-fire video, AUTO-TUNED by the great John D. Boswell!
5 Things You Need to Know About Light! (for Video Production)
Try to shoot professional-quality video, but when you can’t, here’s 10 tricks for faking it! (How I used to get by before decent lighting, lenses, mics, etc.)
Oct 29 Reblogged
I remember riding my bike to sit under my neighbor’s tree, where I scribbled down all of my thoughts about Halloween in this tiny notebook from Oriental Trading Company. I love that Griffin thought this notebook was cute, so he memorized “Mr. Ribs” and told our friends about it at a party. Since then, we’ve had so many nights laughing about these strange poems, and I am so happy that my my mom kept so many crazy things from when I was little.
Halloween poetry, written by my wife, when she was 9 years old.
For Mogulween, how to create a quick severed hand effect! (You may not have a green screen, but how about yellow latex gloves?)
It’s Mogulween—time to set your camera’s white balance to EVIL! (Cool trick I learned from my photographer friend Matt Edwards.)
More behind-the-scenes from the Mitt Romney rap video, plus a Mogulween video contest!