A paradigm (para-dime) is typical pattern or model of something. One of the paradigms of visual storytelling has been a certain type of camera. For years these cameras were the domain of professionals…large, extremely expensive, totally amazing pieces of technology. It took big bucks to get one and you made big bucks if you had […]Read more "Phone-ography…"
There’ve been a few discussions (this is one) and (here’s another one) going on over at b-roll, as well as some stuff happening in my own life that gave rise to this topic. What IS a professional (videographer)? And what is pond scum? Well, pond scum floats…I really mean bottomfeeders. And can one morph into […]Read more "Professional vs. pond scum…"
I’ve always said that audio is just as important as video when producing visual stories. If an audience has to struggle to hear sound, they will tune out and turn off (or skip to another site). How you get sound into a camera (or story) can vary. The most obvious (and worst) mike is the […]Read more "Line & mike levels and more audio tales from the darkside…"