Marrying old and new…

…technologies that is. So in my gear bags I have stuff that is more than a decade old that can be married with my new toys. We’re talking June-December weddings here folks. Analog and digital. Fresh out of the box and faded with time. My mainstay tripod/now too heavy for everyday use (purchased in 2002) […]

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Back in biz part 2…

The basic groundwork has been laid for the business. Right now it’s just me and the gear and my worksite, thinknews. But in order to make this viable I need an extended list of folks who have professional experience AND who I can work with. The latter is right up there with the experience because […]

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Back in biz…

I will confess – I am a videoholic. There’s no twelve step program for this ailment, so I have to feed it every day. And I’ve finally decided to both get serious and legal. Today I got my business license. And that, my friends, is a journey unto itself. First stop was the county Registrar’s […]

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Pimp my gear…

This is the posting formerly known as “Impressing or getting it done… A friend dropped by a while back to borrow some gear and bemoaned the fact they couldn’t afford the gear wanted/needed to do video productions. So I showed off my Canon HV10…and got the immediate response, “but THAT won’t impress anyone.” Hmmmm… So […]

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New toys and old toys…

Hardware and camera stores are bad for my budget. Yesterday I wandered into my local camera store (Wolfes…the only full service camera store around since Gluskins went out of business a few months back), intending to pick up a filter for my HV20. Wouldn’t you know they don’t carry what they call “camcorder” filters. Which […]

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