How to plan a vlog or short film using Agile

This simple Agile workflow will make it easy for you to plan your videos and give you more time to be creative. Straightforward and easy planning methods not only save you time but they also give you a chance to forward think about your video and trigger ideas before you even pick up a camera….

Agile methods for film and photography

Kicking off a new vlog to combine my day job as a scrum master with my passion for film and photography. A lot of people vlogging are not full time, so having a plan will help you spend time being creative. My vlog will be focused on workflows, processes and tools to help you organise…

SMOKEY DAY IN SYDNEY

Any guesses where this is? Believe it or not, it is only 8kms from the Sydney Harbour Bridge! It was pretty smoky in Sydney yesterday morning. #sydneylocal #ilovesydney #sydneywinter

Finding time to shoot

One of the hardest things about ‘part time’ photography is finding the time to shoot content. Morning’s is usually your best option since it’s a part of the day that’s not impacted by life requirements, kids, dinner etc. It still takes a bit of planning, checking out when golden hour is, where you’re going to…

Zoe and Jess chopstick challenge

The girls wanted to make a vlog episode, I thought it would be a mess but it was actually pretty funny. Well, I mean they were actually pretty funny!

My DJI Mavic Pro workflow and settings for the best cineamphotography

Check List Pre-day checklist Batteries Charged Remote charged Phone / Tablet charged Check SD card is empty ND / PL filters (PolarPro) Check the weather – install likely ND filter Check the sun direction – suncalc.net Plan your shots Firmware up to date Set expected settings – Resolution and frame rate, ISO to 100 – cinematic…

Interview with Willi Michalski – Sydney master ceramicist

At the conclusion of his 30th ceramics show, I interviewed master ceramicist Willi Michalski about the show, his work and about how it all came to be. Willi talks about how he got into ceramics, how he setup his first kiln and how he feels about the art now, almost 40 years on from when…

Car vs Motorbike, cost and time comparison

I ride to work every day, it’s certainly satisfying passing what I estimate to be close to a thousand stationary cars every day using a combination of bus lanes, transit lanes and filtering. It’s all the more satisfying when you’re moving through cars and seeing the traffic stopped on the paid toll roads like the M2. I often think…

A good digital execution is like a good car…

Like a good car, when it does what it does, it’s more about the journey and the destination that the car delivers than the car itself. Of course, everyone still likes a nice car with cool features because it adds to the experience. And then some are like motorbikes, better than anything else. 🙂