Joshua Tree – Mojave Desert
Jan02

Joshua Tree – Mojave Desert

On some work trips, I find myself in some really cool locations, on a recent trip to Palm Springs California, stayed an extra week for a vacation and to do some aerial filming. Joshua Tree National Park, is about an hour from downtown Palm Springs, a must see if you get the chance, remember to take extra water “it’s a desert”.   If your looking for “Thee Joshua Tree” then I think this is it!  ...

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Wines of Chile 2015
Jan01

Wines of Chile 2015

Over the summer 2015 Wines of Chile Ontario – Pop up Wine Bar Series, film at the Don Valley Brick Works.  

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Toronto from the Sky
Oct18

Toronto from the Sky

As the Autumn Colors start to fall in my home town of Toronto, the subject matter for my latest flying adventure was a obvious decision. Finding new and exciting places to film in Toronto, is always at the back of my mind when driving around the big city, although I always planned to go to the top of Scarborough Bluffs Park, I never got around to it, until now. In my minds eye getting a mountain view shot would mean having to travel...

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Taking Home Movies, to a whole new level…
Jun14

Taking Home Movies, to a whole new level…

I can always remember as a small child, my fathers great enthusiasm for taking photographs of me and my 2 brothers, while vacationing somewhere in the UK, like “The Lake District”. Then a month later after getting back, once the film had been developed by “Boots the Chemist” and posted back to him, he would put on a “Slide Show” for us, with the old projector warming up and the lights turned off, it...

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Now This Is A Flying Camera Setup – (AKA Drone)
Feb14

Now This Is A Flying Camera Setup – (AKA Drone)

I’ve been using Drones for video capture for over a year now. Having found them to be invaluable for capturing shots that are not possible by any other method. Although cool and fun to fly at 400ft filming straight down. I rarely find the need for those types of shots in my productions. For me its a tool that I use to tell the story. Flying at near ground level, lets me quickly capture smooth dolly, jib and point of interest...

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Extreme DIY Camera Dolly
Apr14

Extreme DIY Camera Dolly

This Camera Dolly, is based on a 3 wheel design, which gives better stability and the option to turn on its center, unlike 4 wheel versions. Made a short production-run to provide proof of concept and final look and finish of product. Its low profile means you can get the camera base 20mm from the ground surface. The unique wheel angle keeps friction to a minimum and high quality bearings make sure that motion is as smooth as...

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