A Guidebook for Visual Worship →
My friend and visual worshipper Steven Proctor has written a guidebook: More and more as I’ve been traveling and teaching on Visual Worship, church leaders have been asking about resources and books for training… not just on the gear, nuts & bolts, etc…. but on the heart of Visual Worship, the approach, & the philosophy …. something they can take home to study and to put in the...
Saw this today via DSLR News Shooter. While the footage is nice, what interests me is the way the shooter describes his kit: he kept it small, simple, modular, and light. I think undoubtably the DSLR makes a huge difference in this type of situation. I have a 5D and a 550D and a bunch of lenses so I can strip down and build up the camera depending on the situation. My “not the end of the world...
Fluid 960 Grid System | 16-column Grid →
I was just helping my supervisor set the studio for an interview we’re shooting on green-screen this weekend. We started talking about virtual sets and how to make a composited set appear realistic. I do a fair bit of compositing nowadays, so it’s on my mind constantly. Here’s a “VFX Breakdown” (showing you how the video effects are done) of a music video that uses...
I was watching MK12’s reel the other day looking for inspiration (they did the Quantum of Solace title and some GFX in the film; see this epic article at Art of the Title). This one’s old, but I really cherish the combination of a few of my favorite things: screenprinting, design, and animation. Lots of good stuff in the AoT article above, I enjoy that site for the behind-the-scenes...
As I’ve gotten deeper into the art and science of presentation and communication, I’ve become fascinated by infographics and visualizations of data. The best examples of this craft (some are quite old) are a perfect fusion of science, art, meaning and communication. Whatever you think about the morality of WikiLeaks’ release of confidential US State Dept. communiqués and...