Last episode I talked about and showed you the CN160 LED on camera light. Of course it can and should be used in other ways, not just on-camera. I also discussed the weakpoint, the flimsy plastic cold shoe mount. I was waiting for a metal replacement mount to arrive in the mail. It did and [...]
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November 19th, 2012 · 1 Comment
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As some of you may know I am in New Jersey and grew up at the Jersey Shore. This has been a very difficult time. I am about ten miles inland and was very lucky to be spared any damage from the storm since most of it was from the incredible storm surge. The beaches [...]
November 30th, 2011 · 4 Comments
Found this while poking around today. Planning an upcoming episode of Video QuickTips with ideas on how to properly conduct an interview. Yes Video QuickTips will be coming back. In the Holiday season now so time is tough, there may be an episode before Christmas, but we plan to return to a regular schedule in [...]
September 30th, 2011 · 4 Comments
I don’t know if I have shared this before, but as a former TV news guy it makes me smile and sometimes laugh every time. Charlie Brooker’s Newswipe disects the stereotypical television news report, and it’s, in the vernacular, spot on. From the establishing shot in the video to the sometimes useless soundbites and generic [...]
January 25th, 2011 · 3 Comments
Or does it just smell funny?
I’ll use this recent report from NBC 10 in Philadelphia as an example.
View more news videos at: http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/video.
On it’s face it doesn’t seem that bad, but let’s break it down. I was taught, and I believe that television is a medium that should show not tell.
You only have a [...]