These are the videos that my students produced during the two-day Camp VJ beginners workshop in Chicago. I’m really proud of them. There’s obviously some technical imperfections, which are expected with anyone’s first videos. But notice the use of wide, medium and tight shots and the use of sequences. They all used natural sound too.
Note: Picture by Robert Hendricks I’m back from Chicago where I taught beginner video shooting and editing at a Visual Editors video workshop. Robb Montgomery of Visual Editors organized the workshop, which was held at the offices of the Chicago Sun Times. We had about 10 students in the beginner class — The perfect number [...]
I was honored this weekend to travel to Milwaukee to present a session about online video for the Wisconsin News Photographers Association. I talked about challenges for still photographers moving to video, how to choose stories for video, different types of video story forms, and I highlighted some great online resources to learn video. The [...]
I traveled to Nashville March 6-9 to teach video editing at the CICM Digital Media Workshop. I gave a lecture about how to tell stories with video and I gave tips about how to edit properly. I taught the students how to use iMovie to edit video that they had shot the day before. For [...]
I’m presenting a session the regional conference of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists on March 1 at Texas State University in San Marcos. Here is the agenda. I will participate in a panel discussion on “moving your career ahead in multimedia.” The Internet and related technologies continue to drastically change the way we communicate. [...]