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1-2-3-4-5 Are you measuring up???

1-2-3-4-5… Is your branding measuring up??? Several years ago, I heard a photographer say that your brand should appeal to all five senses. (Pretty sure it was the amazing Sarah Petty… but I’m not 100% on that – however, she is incredible so look her up!) Anyways, back to those 5 senses. I should appeal…

5 Tips to Better Video. Enjoy! | Senior Films

1.) Stabilize your camera. You need a monopod. Here’s the one I use (and love): http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/1111317-REG/manfrotto_mvm450a_aluminum_fluid_monopod_rc2.html 2.) Start your session with photos. Believe it or not, video can be intimidating to your Senior, so break the ice by starting with portraits. 3.) SHOW them. Whatever it is you want them to do in the film:…

The ONLY 2018 Senior Films Workshop…

The. One. And. Only… (Image of the Steele House: where the 2018 Senior Films Workshop takes place.) I love photography. I love videography. And I love to teach both! My workshops are, by far, one of the most FUN & REWARDING things I do all year long in my career – but that has to…

SOLVING the Unicorn Effect

{If you haven’t read the previous post, make sure to do so first or you are going to be sooooo lost! Check it out HERE} 😉 So what can I do to combat this crazy UNICORN CONUNDRUM? Be different. Be unique. BE THE UNICORN… Well, duh… but how do I do that???????? I have begun…

The Unicorn Effect

I bet you’re expecting rainbow sprinkles with a title like that… But THIS, this is serious. This is something impacting our industry & we have to figure out how to out-think it. The Unicorn Effect, as I have dubbed it, is the need, desire, or drive to be as unique as possible; to think of an…

Christmas in July | Senior Films

I don’t know about you… but here in Florida: it is H-O-T And rainy – but that’s totally off the subject. 😉 For whatever reason, there’s just something exciting about hearing the words ‘Christmas in July’!!!! Maybe it’s because all of us Floridians can start daydreaming about less heat-stroke-worthy temperatures… Either way, I’m starting my…

Promo Film FLASH SALE!!!

Every once in a blue moon… …I hold a flash sale on my promotional/brand films! And I have 3 – ONLY THREE – spots left for the entire year!!! So here’s the deets: The flash sale gives you your promotional film for only $1000! (Which can be broken up into 3 monthly payments.) My travel is the only…

So how difficult is this video thing anyway???

I believe in simplicity… When I started shooting video, I told myself it had to be easy or I wasn’t going to do it. So I kept tweaking my video process until I developed a method that was S-I-M-P-L-E. Take this film of Josh & Sarah’s engagement for example: this could have taken FOREVER to film. It…