As photographers and business owners, we need to be celebrities of a sort—potential clients need to know and trust us so they feel confident enough to hire us (and rave about us to others). It’s time to start creating your fame through behind-the-scenes content. Here’s where to start.
When I started my wedding photography business seven years ago, I never imagined I would become a videographer as well. The Canon 5D Mark II had recently been announced, and the DSLR video revolution was born. It was a game changer.
How could a mobile phone provide satisfactory results for a wedding? This is not a joke. I’ve always believed it was inevitable that the day would come when the iPhone is taken seriously as a professional filmmaking tool.
Over the years, we have found a combination of both artificial and natural light is best. Letting each shoot and situation tell us what to do has been the best approach.
Not many photographers specialize in baby birthday sessions. This month we look at the five most important factors that go into shooting and editing a compelling birthday film.
For years, I’ve laughed at the concept of filming or taking photos with an iPhone. My team and I have teased all the iPhone camera people we encounter. I’m sure you’ve seen a guest at an outdoor wedding in harsh sunlight using a flash with their iPhone.
#12 Monopod. For our weddings, this is our most-used tool. It’s easy to carry around and get quick video shots with on the fly. You miss fewer moments using a monopod. Over the years, we have filmed with about 10 different ones.
We’re taking you behind the scenes on our Pennsylvania shoot in the Laurel Highlands. The shoot took place in the most intense, epic, challenging and extreme environment conditions we have ever faced.
It seems like everyone in the photo and video world has a drone these days. We can now get amazing perspectives and high-angle shots with superb image quality, allowing us to take our productions to a whole new level.
Are you allowed to experiment and have fun filmmaking? Every year, I leave all my professional gear at home and take a few GoPros with me for a day of fun with my dad. We have a winter tradition of going fishing together.