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…

Drone workflow from start to finish – DJI Mavic Pro

Introduction Whether you’re taking a drone as just an additional camera for a family trip or it’s the primary, cinematic shot for a film, this is a straightforward workflow that can save you precious time and remove the stress of getting an epic shot. Planning Pre Flight Preparation This is everything you need to do, at least…

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…

Mona Vale Beach

After shooting the Mudgee Wine Trip video, I found that there wasn’t the clarity I expected in the Mavic. I had decided to shoot in 1080 so that I could get a high frame rate to slow things down. Turns out, not only was this bad from breaking the 2x shutter rule, it also has issues with…