Category Archives: Technical How To

A Guide on What to Bring for a Landscape Photography Excursion

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I enjoy getting outdoors to backpack, hike, and camp. I love to find a quiet spot among the trees or in the desert and just sit and take in the quiet and beauty of the landscape. I find it therapeutic to get away from the noise distractions of the city and I also enjoy photographing […]

“Help, I Can’t Open These Raw Files!”: What Do When New Cameras are Released

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Every time a new camera is released, and usually, for a couple of months afterward, I get lots of calls and emails from customers asking why they can’t read the Raw files they just shot. “They’re just CR2/NEF/ARW files that I should be able to open! Something is wrong with the camera you sent me.” […]

How to Use Interview Transcripts as an Editing Tool

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I was introduced to the benefits of interview transcription a surprisingly long time after I’d started learning about documentary filmmaking. Tired of introductory-level film classes and spending hours discussing editing theory between screenings of Koyaanisqatsi, I decided to take a Journalism 101 course in the hope of gaining some actual, practical knowledge. The first thing […]

Four Ways to Light On Location And Still Stay Mobile

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I love using lighting while on location, but I’ve certainly experienced the downfalls. While bringing lighting gear outdoors is great for light control, bringing off camera lighting with you while shooting outdoors makes the process cumbersome, and really limits your mobility. However, I’ve found a few different tools that can help with lighting your scene […]

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