Tag:documentary

Why I love Aputure’s LED 120D and 300D lights for video

When I started shooting video I had to use fluorescent banks & giant hot lights. But when I replaced everything with LEDs, I could light like a photographer again!

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Shooting test footage with my new Canon C200 and comparing it to the C100

Upgrading to the Canon C200 (Test Footage) from the C100 and 1DX Mark II

I recently purchased the new Canon C200 and decided to shoot some test footage to compare it with the Canon C100.

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Chicago Video Production Company: Ripon Athletic

I love creating videos that showcase manufacturing. Visually speaking, the movement of machines creates an elegant ballet that looks great on film. Ripon Athletic, an American apparel manufacturer in Berlin, Wisconsin hired myself, Akin Girav and Adam L. McMath to produce a 40 plus minute documentary covering the history of the nearly 100 year-old company and each step of the production process.

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Video: Step-Up Get-Tested Live Event

The AIDS Foundation of Chicago recently hired me to shoot a full length video of this live event last month on National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day.

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Chicago Documentary Filmmaker captures charity athletes during the RIde for AIDS in Wisconsin

Chicago Documentary Filmmaker: Short Film-A Tale Of Two Newbies

For the past 11 years, the Ride for AIDS Chicago has raised millions of dollars for TPAN (Test Positive Aware Network) which provides services for those living with HIV and AIDS as well as testing for the infection.

This year myself and Akin Girav followed Avery Adams and Bryan Hauhe as the couple made the two-day, 200 mile trek for the first time, capturing on film as they traversed physical and emotional highs and lows while occasionally getting on each others nerves!

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