At the time of me writing this post Skye Taylor's video How To Price a Painting has accumulated 345 comments and over 68,000 views on YouTube. A lot of what Skye says about pricing also applies to digital media creatives.
This BBC-produced documentary The Rules of Abstraction covers the rise of abstract art over the last century. Matthew Collings dives into the questions of how we respond to abstract art when we see it. Is it supposed to be hard and obtuse to understand with mysterious meaning and symbolisms, or is it easy to understand? I’m I stupid if I don’t get it? Does it mean anything at all? As artists splatter and pour paint with wild abandon upon a canvas, is there intentionality to it any sort of meaning at all behind it?
Saturday Night Live and Documentary Now Director of Photography - Alex Buono - talks about visual subtext in filmmaking. Video Business Success Coach Kris Simmons discusses how to control customer endless revision requests.
Podcasting Myth #3 frustrates me because it affects so many podcasters. It goes like this: Use a Blue Nessie, Snowball, or Yeti microphone. These microphones appear to be sold by the thousands. And they are the reason why so many podcasts sound so bad.
This is the first in a series of videos for The Unconventional Guide To Podcasting. I'm going to expose a few of the most common myths and bad information so-called podcasting experts spread about how to podcast.
Ben Bruton-Cox ponders the purchase of a new Sony Alpha A7s II. Kris Simmons - the Video Business Success Coach - takes on the much overused video production company marketing trope: "We tell your story."
The new Apple iMac displays now support the DCI-P3 color space giving digital media creatives 25% more color. Drone maker DJI releases a new hand-held camera and gimbal system called the OSMO that may just revolutionize the way we capture video and photos
Artists Neon and Swan of Vile Electrodes perform After The Flood live in their studio. Despite the wall of synthesizers, it's a surprisingly minimalist performance. It's a beautiful vocal performance supported by lush synths. The prose of the songwriting is clever and deftly avoids cliche.
I'm afraid to open the door. The one behind me has closed. The one in front of me - the light shimmers on the floor. What lies beyond - is it a room full of my fears? Or, does it abound with the hopes I hold dear?
Dave Dugdale of LearningVideo.com talks about his decision to buy the Sony a7R II and shares his thoughts on the recently announced Sony a7S II. The Video Business Success Coach Kris Simmons helps you get unstuck when you feel your business isn't where you want it to be.
Wylie Overstreet and Alex Gorosh talk about their film To Scale: The Solar System. Also, RED teases the RED Raven, Red Giant releases Magic Bullet Suite 12.1 update. Kris Simmons and Carl Olson consider should a digital media creative shoot both still photos and video for the same client.
This episode of the Digital Convergence Podcast is all about DJI's new Zenmuse X5 series for the Inspire 1, the latest update to the DJI GO app, and a new app called Autopilot for DJI that offers unprecedented automated flight control of the Inspire 1 and Phantom 3.
Logic Pro X gets a huge update with Camel Audio's Alchemy 2.0, Atomos releases the Ninja Assassin HDMI recorder, Panasonic announces the imminent release of the paid firmware update for the GH4 enabling V-Log, YouTube releases 1,000 new royalty-free music and sound effect audio files.
Drones, space-drones, and an out-of-this-world time-lapse that will blow your mind are featured in this episode! I talk about the New Horizons Pluto encounter, the Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity marathon and time-lapse video, and more.
Ben Bruton-Cox and Richard Shelton are professional video producers who do commercial and wedding videos. They both got into a habit of talking each week about what went on in their video businesses the prior week. Then they did something brilliant: they pressed the record button and started publishing their conversations in a new audio podcast.