Video: Charlie Wise

I just completed editing a video for Churchill Strategies — a profile for Harrisburg personality Charlie Wise. I loved putting this together. Thanks to Bill Crawford for the great photography, and Stephen Geer for the...

Why I Don’t Shoot 24p (and why sometimes I might)

When you go to the theatre to see the newest feel-good romantic comedy of the summer, you’re seeing 24 frames per second. This is the standard for film, adopted decades ago when filmmakers were looking for the absolute cheapest way to make their films. 24 frames...

New Computer Build

The video I shoot is high definition. There’s no tape anymore — at least for me — and the video files are saved directly to SDHC cards. Using cameras such as the Panasonic AG-HMC40 and DMC-GH1, the video is compressed using AVCHD. It’s great in...

Focusing on my drums.

The other day, I was playing around with my GH13 (the hacked GH1), and had fun shooting rack-focusing shots of my drum set. I love the small depth of field I get when I use this...