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While most of my work is scripted commercials, TV, or movies, occasionally I get to work as a camera operator for live events. This summer, I was lucky enough to join High Five Entertainment of Nashville to shoot the Willis Clan’s appearance at Milwaukee’s Irish Fest. While there is much in common between live and scripted shooting, there are a lot of differences in the language we use. I teamed up with one of my favorite PAs to create this crash course for people finding themselves working on live video production for the first time. Read More


Once your project has a director, producer, cinematographer, and post-production supervisor/editor on board, it’s time to choose the right video camera that makes the most sense for your production. Here’s what you should consider before you pick your camera kit. Read More


While 99% of this blog will be about cinematography, I think it’s important that we’re all having a conversation about how we’re communicating online. This post is my contribution to that conversation.  I am an advocate for free and secure communications for everyone, and hope that one day all digital communications will be truly secure, end to end, without leaking metadata, by default. Read More