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logan
Film

Finding Hope In The Oft-Violent ‘Logan’

It’s shaping up to be a pretty dreary day here in Houston. Hot, muggy and rainy. I’ve never been one who cares about rain that much, but for some reason it’s just unwelcome today. For the last month I’ve…

Sony A7S II
Film Gear

A Sony A7S II in Bangladesh

The more I see of Sony’s A7 series, the more I wish I’d started shooting mirrorless. The depth of color that the Sony A7S II gets in these shots from the northern section of Bangladesh is absolutely beautiful. The compact…

london
Film Travel

8 Movies To See Before You Visit London

London. One of the worlds truly great cities. From Piccadilly Circus to Paddington, the Tower of London to Hampstead Heath, there’s something for everyone in the United  Kingdom’s capital city. So as you prepare to get lost in Camden…

mood
Film Travel

How To Make A Travel Video: Mood

The How To Make A Travel Video series looks at the different aspects of capturing travel memories on film. You’ll see great examples to inspire and learn about the gear and techniques that help make great travel videos better.…

assassin's creed
Film

Assassin’s Creed and The Art of Adaptation

There’s an art to adapting source material into a successful film. Books give so much detail and story that screenwriters are able to cull down the plot lines into something that will be cinematically pleasing. Interpretation is used to…

life is now
Film

Life Is Now

My wife and I just celebrated our one year anniversary and I can’t help but think about the life that we have been given and how we always tend to look too far ahead into the future instead of…

yesterday's tomorrow
Film Travel

Yesterday’s Tomorrow – A Portland Journey

  Nostalgia can be a powerful tool when it comes to creativity, that’s why I’m particularly drawn to the short film “Yesterday’s Tomorrow: A Portland Journey” by Uncage the Soul Productions, in association with TEDx Portland. Using modern video…

alone
Film Lifestyle

Why We Feel Alone

Why We Feel Alone by Alejandro Hernández, featuring the voice of Alan Watts and the music of Lowercase Noises.   I’ve been thinking about how creativity is manifested in community and how it suffers in some ways when it is…