My favorite camera manufacturer today announced the launch of a new app. It’s getting really slick my friendz. While you could control the Hero3 cameras with earlier version of the app (view – start -stop – etc) the newest version of the app allows you the same ability to control the camera, but you can now remotely view the images …read more
This is a public service announcement that I think is valuable… I’m banking you know I’m co-founder over at creativeLIVE – where we’ve delivered more than 15 million viewer hours of creative education worldwide. (If you’re new, here’s stories about it in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, The Chicago Tribune, TechCrunch, AllThingsD, etc …read more
I’ve heard through your shout-outs + tweets + views + comments n such that most of you love what we’re doing with music on #cjLIVE. Those of you who pay attention to the show might have noticed that we have been on a bit of a hot streak with new music over the past couple of years. Here’s a few …read more
I’ve been shooting religiously with GoPro cameras since they came out way back in the day. Love those little monsters. At a minimum, I travel with three or more Hero3′s for any shoot – I’ve just found they just come in super-duper handy for all sortsa great stuff. BUT…. taking into account mounts, memory cards, chargers, spare batteries and all …read more
Here’s a BTS video showing how we created the Desert Friends poster with just an iPhone 5 and VSCO Cam. Composited in Photoshop. 🙂
None of the readers of this blog will be surprised to find out that I love discovering new gear & technology. Recently I’ve been focusing a lot less on it, both on this blog and in life in general.
That being said, I’ve never lost the bug or the passion for discovery – I love being on the cutting edge, …read more
A few weeks ago I wrote about how trying to balance managing and directing with friendship can be a tight-rope walking act.
In this post I wanted to talk about something that is seldom discussed by people on hiring end of the equation, either as a producer/directors/DPs etc and how certain personality traits can very often trump talent in …read more
Contracts can be a nightmare. I’ve never loved contracts even for a hot second, but fortunately I’ve surrounded myself with an awesome Executive Producer who really likes them — Kate (she’s also my wife), and a great lawyer or two. We know what a pain point this can be for creatives everywhere, so we sat down and pulled together a …read more
Quick share here….. a short while back I took my very first trip to Belize for what turned into a really, really (2 reallys – or now that’s three) high value, pain-free shoot. I’ve been so very lucky to have shot in some of the most spectacular places in the world — and just added Belize to that list.
We …read more