Monday, January 22nd, 2018

How to shoot and create aerial 360 panoramas – Part 1

With all the recent interest in 360º VR technology, cameras like the Ricoh Theta S and the new GoPro Fusion, we’re only just beginning to scratch the surface on the latest craze. After Facebook introduced the ability to view 360 panorama images directly in the page feeds, they not only allow you to upload directly from […]

Product Review: Polaroid small portable LED production light panels

I’ve been testing these small portable LED light panels from Polaroid throughout the year in various types of productions and found that we rarely ever head out of the studio without at least one of them in our kit. Used as a portable fill or accent light, a hair light on green screen, or put […]

Small Cine-Rovers for creative POV video: Part 1

I’ve seen a lot of expensive development going into ground based POV cam rovers, cars, and trucks lately, so I decided to venture into what it takes to build a functional DIY rover that can be used in various locations and production purposes.. Ground based systems that may look like simple RC toys (which at their […]

No-Bull Camera Drone Buyer’s Guide for 2017

This is going to be a very short list this year. Why? Because the raging camera drone industry is collapsing on itself and very few manufacturers can seem to deliver. The bottom line is: making drones is hard! And this is what I would recommend to anyone calling or emailing me to ask what I […]

NEW! Green Screen Production Master Class: Learn by Video

This focused workshop provides three hours of high-quality video training on shooting green screen and covers everything from setup to producing the shoot to compositing the footage.

Improving POV Cam Footage with a few Tricks in Adobe CC

I’ll share with you some tips on “fixing” your footage and images, including links to additional online video tutorials from my colleagues at Adobe.

Review Update: DJI Phantom Quadcopter for GoPro Hero3 with Zenmuse H3-2D Gimbal

This has been a long time in the making as we’ve been awaiting all the hardware updates surrounding the release of the DJI Zenmuse H3-2D gimbal for the Phantom that was first introduced back in April at NAB.

Adobe Inspire article: Animated Logos in After Effects CC

My debut article in Adobe Inspire Magazine (available online via your web browser or free download on your iPad) has been released: Discovering the art of animated logos with Adobe After Effects CC

Featured: Splice Vine Workflow Whisperer’s Series

For the month of August, I’ll be featured in the Splice Vine Workflow Whisperer’s series, when an interview with founder Eric Wise is broken down into daily segments with images from my book The Green Screen Handbook and links to videos and other information and resources. I hope you enjoy this series – it will […]

Live Interview on the BuZZ

Once again, I had the pleasure of joining Digital Production BuZZ Radio hosts, Larry Jordan and Mike Horton, for an interview to discuss my latest video training “Master Class” and the latest tips and tricks on compositing. We also discussed my new Online Educational Video Series, “The Masters of Compositing” where I edit a 20-30 […]