BTS, Educational, Motivational, Video

“How to stay motivated as a freelance videographer” webinar with B&H photo

This week I streamed a live webinar for B&H Photo about, “How do I stayed motivated as a freelancer?” I get asked this question a lot. During the pandemic in England, where I am based, we are back in our 3rd national lockdown, so work can feel harder than normal and a lack of motivation…

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Educational, Updates

The rumoured Sony FX3!

So here it is the rumoured FX3, just weeks after the Sony A1 bombshell. Now remember, this is a rumour so take everything here with a pinch of salt. 😅 The interesting thing about the Sony FX3 is that it is part of the cine camera series (Such as Sony FX9) however, it also bears the…

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Educational, Motivational

I meet so many incredible womxn that tell me they suffer from imposter syndrome.

So what is imposter syndrome? Imposter syndrome is an overwhelming feeling that you don’t deserve success. It convinces you that you are not intelligent enough, creative, or talented.  Can you believe that? There are womxn who have worked for years crafting their talent and skills they believe they don’t deserve it? It’s crucial to remember…

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Educational, Motivational

Finding comfort in discomfort

Each time that you put yourself out there, each time that you try something new you are taking a risk… That’s nothing profound we all know that there is no growth in your comfort zone.. so you’ve just got to take your pick.. You either risk it or you stay the same.. If you fear…

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Educational, Motivational, Photography

How I learned to stop obsessing and just get the job done.

Attention to detail is brilliant in a lot of circumstances, however, can also be incredibly time-consuming. Have you ever finished a project and then been hung up on one tiny detail that has stopped the project from being complete? This is when you need to pause and examine what is really going on. Ask yourself:…

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Educational

It’s not always about how big your camera is!

I meet so many people who want to get into videography and will buy the most expensive camera they can afford or go into debt on the one they can’t. I also see a lot of people jump at every new gimbal/camera/gadget as soon as it’s launched. I feel like it’s more important to master…

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Educational, Motivational, Video

What to do when it’s not working

What to do when it’s not working…   Let’s be real, at some point or another in your videography journey you’re going to get stuck.   Your editing software will crash. (we’ve all been there) You might feel you don’t have enough clients. You might feel uncreative.You might have days where you doubt yourself and your skillset/knowledge – ‘can…

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Educational

Dare I say, I prefer the Panasonic S1H over the Blackmagic pocket cam?   

Dare I say, I prefer the Panasonic S1H over the Blackmagic pocket cam?    I have wanted to get my hands on this camera for a while and I finally was able to shoot with it!     And what a camera.     I know the GH5 is already a hugely popular camera among videographers but the…

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Educational, Video

Manual or Auto Focus?

I am just going to start off by saying there it really depends on the situation. I personally prefer to use manual focus. As you can see on the bmpc there is no autofocus. However, on my sonay7iii it does have AF and real-time tracking (which is pretty good). So when do I use manual focus?…

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BTS, Educational, Motivational

A truth about being an Entrepreneur.

Today is #NationalEntrepreneurDay!  There’s a glamorous side of being an entrepreneur that everyone aspires to… The truth is, the day in the life of an entrepreneur is never the same or easy and it’s a lot of hard work. My thought process goes a bit like…  ‘I’m excited!’ “This is hard!” “ITS WORKING!” “I messed…

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