Tag Archive for filmmaking

5 Things I Already Love About My New GH5

Panasonic GH5

I’ve been waiting since 2008 for a camera that I actually like. Finally, that wait is over. The Panasonic GH5 is the first camera I’ve been excited about since the Canon 5D Mark II. The 5D2 opened up a world…

Q&A With “Heavy Objects” Director Fletcher Crossman

I had the pleasure of meeting phenomenally talented artist Fletcher Crossman back in 2009, when I photographed him in his backyard studio for a now-defunct magazine. At the time, Fletcher was focused on painting: his large-scale, figurative paintings – often…

Behind the Curtain of the Beaufort Film Festival

Did you know that the Beaufort International Film Festival – one of the hottest and fastest-growing film festivals in the country – just turned seven years old? This comprehensive film showcase is held every year in the lovely coastal city…

Charleston Promise Neighborhood – BTS Part 2

Because of budget sensitivity, I approached the Charleston Promise Neighborhood video project as a one-man band. While I had a little bit of help with setup and carrying gear, for the most part I was a crew of one. Here’s…

Is Magic Lantern Still Needed?

I have decided to rent a Canon 5D2 system to make a short video.  I mentioned to the rental house that the Magic Lantern firmware upgrade would allow for better audio capabilities, and the technician I spoke with informed me…