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Why Giving Permission is Costing You A Small Fortune…

If you’ve shot anything interesting with your camera (or iPhone camera), and then posted it online, the odds of a news organization having tweeted or messaged you asking to use your photo with credit to you is pretty high. If you’ve ever said yes, you’ve cost yourself a small fortune (say $100-$1000 a pop) for [...]

By | August 19th, 2015|Photo Tips, Video Tips|4 Comments

Gear to Make Your Phone a Camera Powerhouse

Everyone who knows me knows I have harped on just how good phone cameras are and are getting. Every generation of hardware seems to do something to one-up the past generation — and incidently each new generation makes a stronger case that sans a major camera purchase, you’ve got more than enough camera for the [...]

By | July 29th, 2015|Photo Tips, Video Tips|0 Comments

The Camera Round-Up: Sony Has A Couple of Awesome Cams Coming

It’s been said that Sony may own the future of photography and videography, as their sensors are top of the line and their camera’s combination of image quality/features typically are a generation ahead of others. It’s also a good thing Sony cams are mirrorless, which means all that glass you own now you can use [...]

By | June 20th, 2015|Photo Tips, Video Tips|1 Comment

Is That Weather Pic REALLY Amazing? Insane? Special?

Give me some time to nitpick — because I’m really good at this and you all know this (if you’ve been reading this blog for any length of time). I think it’s time we start to retire the constant over exaggeration of the content of weather/nature images and/or quit describing them with ‘catch’ words which [...]

By | May 12th, 2015|Storm Chase Topics, Video Tips|3 Comments

Tornado Titans 2015 Production Diary: Pre-Production Shopping Lists

In an effort to give everyone an idea about how the production process is for our web series, and to hopefully teach a thing or two about video production — I’m going to pen blogs periodically throughout the year talking about production issues I run into from pre-production into post-production. No matter how much planning [...]

By | January 22nd, 2015|Video Tips|0 Comments