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Honestly, sitting around in lockdown trying to pivot every which way for the last year and a bit has made me feel like my life’s plan is “off-track”… maybe even RUINED.

So, I don’t think it’s by chance that I was set to release this vlog episode next.

A photoshoot to remind me that my age is not a bad thing

If you’re getting ready to shoot your first wedding or you’re relatively new to wedding videography, this one is for you!

How to shoot weddings – 15 tactical tips for new wedding videographers

At first, audio is not a sexy topic, especially compared to cameras, lenses and editing techniques. But the audio quality of your videos will make or break the experience for your audience.

This week’s video is a quick tutorial with 4 quick tips on how to improve the audio quality of your videos.

How to get better audio for your videos

Here are some of my favourite keyboard shortcuts in FCP 10.5 to help me edit video faster. These are more basic keyboard shortcuts but still so useful for doing simple repetitive actions faster.

My favourite Final Cut Pro keyboard shortcuts for fast video editing

Today I’m taking some extra time to discuss one of the most requested topics on my channel to date: editing workflow
If you plan on making videos regularly, it’s probably crossed your mind to find a good editing workflow to edit faster. No one wants to spend more time editing a project than needed.

A good video editing workflow to edit faster

This was probably one the most difficult weddings we’ve ever shot. This one in particular was an 18-hour day for us… so I vlogged.

This is one of the toughest weddings we’ve ever shot

As you learn to use your DSLR or mirrorless camera, you’re going to see this thing in your settings called ISO. Don’t worry; it’s not an acronym that means anything for your photography knowledge. ISO is the third member of the exposure triangle.

What is the ISO camera setting?

If you’ve wondered how to get those smooth, blurred out backgrounds in your video and photos, one of the biggest factors in achieving that look is through understanding the aperture on your camera lens.

What is aperture? Camera basics for beginners

If you’re on your journey to learn to use an interchangeable lens camera, you’ve probably come across a few settings that have been changing how your image looks. You’ve probably jumped on a search engine to either find something to read or watch a video to figure out where to start.  Well, one of the […]

What is shutter speed and which one do I use?