Do Not Go Gentle…

…into that good night.  A poem read in high school that stayed with me… Do not go gentle into that good night, Old age should burn and rave at close of day; Rage, rage against the dying of the light. Though wise men at their end know dark is right, Because their words had forked […]

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Invisible work…

Videojournalism or reporting visually can make you highly visible.  There ya are:  camera in hand, mike out.  You’re gathering news to put up…somewhere.  On the web, on TV, whatever. So folks see you with that gear and think, “Hey, I can do THAT!”  Piece of cake. That’s the visible part of your job. The invisible […]

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The importance of a presence…

…on the web, that is. Lately I’ve been mentoring students and a few newbies to both videojournalism and video production.  Frankly they’re all pretty much rank beginners with the basics and a dream of getting better.  And of course, they all have a website showcasing their work. But. The websites are pretty much shotgun, not […]

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How do I choose a camera?

Dangerous ground…especially if you don’t know enough to know what you should be looking for. This blog posting is for those who want to stretch their knowledge and move beyond simple P&S (point and shoot) folks who just use their cameras to take family photos or video or LAMIGABEC! (Look at me – I’ve got […]

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