Category: Photography / Videography

Trying Something New

I’ve never been afraid to try something new.  I’ve just been cautious to avoid wasting time. Perhaps in the end, these are the same thing? Either way, I do try different things from time to time, especially when I feel it’s a good opportunity to experience something fun, or a way to improve what I’m doing. A couple of years ago, after having been asked to video record a number of live events with my

Dances of Universal Peace Workshop

Last night, I had the opportunity to record a workshop in which the “best” shots would be in the middle of all the activity.  This was a new experience for me, as I normally record events from the sidelines where I’m not in anyone’s way. Luckily, no one minded my being there.  Maybe because I moved around from time to time so I wouldn’t be in anyone’s way for long. Overall, I think it turned

Use Circular Time to Change Your Life

For the past four and a half years, I’ve been recording services at the Coptic Center here in the Grand Rapids area, and using this as practice as I develop my skills as a videographer. I started in 2013 with the Nikon D800 camera I bought for still photography, and then added a ‘real’ video camera (Sony AX100) to my kit in April 2016 when I saw that I was getting more calls to do

I’ve Been Caught in This as Well

At some point in our lives, many of us make a decision, either consciously or unconsciously, to stick with what we know. Maybe we’re happy with what we have. Maybe we get tired of figuring out new things. And maybe we’re scared of change. Whatever the reason, one of the biggest problems I see in most people is a reluctance to change. For the record, I’ve been caught in this as well. Back in the