Tips For Taking Great Food Commercial Photographs

1: Understand the client’s photo needs There tend to be two main scenarios when it comes to food photography. Sometimes the client will have a menu of dishes prepared and you need to shoot as many as possible in a given time frame, OR the client has one particular dish or menu item that they want highlighted. This … Continue reading Tips For Taking Great Food Commercial Photographs

THE NEUROLOGY OF FREE WILL – Are We Responsible for Our Habits? – Part 4

Brian Thomas murdered his wife. Angie Bachmann squandered her inheritance. Is there a difference in how society should assign responsibility? Thomas’s lawyer argued that his client wasn’t culpable for his wife’s death because he acted unconsciously, automatically, his reaction cued by the belief that an intruder was attacking. He never chose to kill, his lawyer … Continue reading THE NEUROLOGY OF FREE WILL – Are We Responsible for Our Habits? – Part 4

THE NEUROLOGY OF FREE WILL – Are We Responsible for Our Habits? – Part 3

Three years after Angie Bachmann declared bankruptcy, her father passed away. She’d spent the previous half decade flying between her home and her parents’ house, tending to them as they became increasingly ill. His death was a blow. Then, two months later, her mother died. “My entire world disintegrated,” she said. “I would wake up … Continue reading THE NEUROLOGY OF FREE WILL – Are We Responsible for Our Habits? – Part 3

Things You Must Know For Taking Best Slow Motion Footage

1. Shutter Speed Our brain can not distinguish beyond 30 frame per second. By filming anything faster than that it can be put on a 30fps timeline and it will play back slower. For example, filming at 60fps is 2 times slower than real time. The iPhone 6 shoots at 240 fps, is 8 times … Continue reading Things You Must Know For Taking Best Slow Motion Footage

THE NEUROLOGY OF FREE WILL – Are We Responsible for Our Habits? – Part 2

On a July morning in 2008, a desperate man vacationing along the west coast of Wales picked up the phone and called an emergency operator. “I think I’ve killed my wife,” he said. “Oh my God. I thought someone had broken in. I was fighting with those boys but it was Christine. I must have … Continue reading THE NEUROLOGY OF FREE WILL – Are We Responsible for Our Habits? – Part 2

THE NEUROLOGY OF FREE WILL – Are We Responsible for Our Habits? – Part 1

The morning the trouble began—years before she realized there was even trouble in the first place—Angie Bachmann was sitting at home, staring at the television, so bored that she was giving serious thought to reorganizing the silverware drawer. Her youngest daughter had started kindergarten a few weeks earlier and her two older daughters were in … Continue reading THE NEUROLOGY OF FREE WILL – Are We Responsible for Our Habits? – Part 1

Tips For Shooting Interesting B-Rolls

1. Match Your B-Roll’s Mood to That of the Entire Video You probably have an idea of how you’d like your final film, and certain key sequences within it, to turn out. Use that aesthetic as a guide when you start planning b-roll, but don’t confine yourself to it entirely. Is there a scene full of high-energy action? … Continue reading Tips For Shooting Interesting B-Rolls

SADDLEBACK CHURCH AND THE MONTGOMERY BUS BOYCOTT – How Movements Happen – Part 3

In the summer of 1979, a young seminary student who was white, had been one year old when Rosa Parks was arrested, and was currently focused mostly on how he was going to support his growing family, posted a map on the wall of his Texas home and began drawing circles around major U.S. cities, … Continue reading SADDLEBACK CHURCH AND THE MONTGOMERY BUS BOYCOTT – How Movements Happen – Part 3

SADDLEBACK CHURCH AND THE MONTGOMERY BUS BOYCOTT – How Movements Happen – Part 2

Imagine, for a moment, that you’re an established midlevel executive at a prosperous company. You’re successful and well liked. You’ve spent years building a reputation inside your firm and cultivating a network of friends that you can tap for clients, advice, and industry gossip. You belong to a church, a gym, and a country club, … Continue reading SADDLEBACK CHURCH AND THE MONTGOMERY BUS BOYCOTT – How Movements Happen – Part 2

Tips To Improve Your Cinematography Skills

1.  Go Forth – There is no set path to becoming a cinematographer I started The Wandering DP Podcast to get cinematography tips from some of the world’s best DPs.  My career is just beginning and maneuvering through all the information out there on developing as a DP can be all but impossible.  In every … Continue reading Tips To Improve Your Cinematography Skills