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Getting to grips with grip - how to PROPERLY setup a tripod
Published on Mar 4, 2020
Getting to grips with grip - how to PROPERLY setup a tripod

Recently Wex Photo Video - the UK’s leading photography and video store, asked me to make a film about getting the most out of a fluid head tripod. As a professional cameraman with over a decades worth of experience, it put me in a good position to do so. I thought I’d write this up into a blog to help anyone else out there getting to grips with [...] Read more

Shooting on the Sony FS7 for broadcast
Published on Dec 30, 2017
Shooting on the Sony FS7 for broadcast

Having now used the Sony FS7 for over two years, Wex Photo and Video recently commisioned me to produce a film to share my views on using the camera in the long term. Trying to keep it as indepth and honest as possible, I set out to create something that could be handy for someone coming to the Sony FS7 for the first time. Looking back a few years [...] Read more

A Film-Maker's Review of Shot Put Pro 6
Published on Oct 18, 2016
A Film-Maker's Review of Shot Put Pro 6

Why aren't all camera operators doing this? For some time now secure offloading software has been available. Whilst it's widely used by DITs and Data Wranglers, there is a slow but gradual uptake of use by camera operators, editors and videographers. I've personally been using ShotPut Pro 5 for the last year and whilst it does double the offload [...] Read more