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What I have learned as a 24-year-old videographer

Over the last 7 years I have learned something… being a videographer can be mentally and physically demanding at times. From 12 hour shoots, to multiple complex pieces of equipment to monitor. From time management efficiency to creating relationships and developing personal skills with clients. From pre-production to post, the job of a videographer can […]

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3 ways to back up your footage

You have some video content, but you only have it saved in one place and oh no…that hard drive gets lost/stolen/corrupted/accidentally wiped and you lose your content. Unfortunately you’d be surprised at how many people lose video content just because they forgot or didn’t know where to back up their video content. It’s such a […]

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Case study Video

Kids react to Eurovision

Once upon a time, back in May 2020, I was meant to travel to Eurovision to film social content with the EBU’s digital team. Of course, that wasn’t to be, and 2020 became the first year in the history of the Eurovision Song Contest that the Contest didn’t go ahead. Thankfully, I still had the […]

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How are brands using video on different social media in 2021?

There are so many outlets for video these days; YouTube, TikTok, Snapchat, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, just to name a few. But what are brands doing differently on each of those platforms, and why? Let’s take a look at how some brands are using their social channels to really push unique original content. Patagonia on YouTube […]

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How to achieve better framing and focus in your video content

With modern-day phone cameras, it’s really easy to achieve high-quality video and with just a few quick and easy tips, you can really start to make your content look and feel even better. It’s harder than ever to spot the difference between professional and amateur video footage these days. The difference usually lies in how […]

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Best settings for recording through Zoom

We’ve all had to contend with dodgy Zoom video quality in some way shape or form over the last year. Whether that be through a bad internet connection, a terribly framed shot, or just some bad lighting. These are usually just inconveniencing at best, but that all changes when you need to use Zoom to […]

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Case study Educational

Mental health resources for schools

Recently we’ve been working with The Lily Jo Project to produce some brilliant in-depth video content for schools. The aim is to create resources that appeal to children and young people, and that don’t shy away from tricky mental health topics. Ben was a pleasure to work with, his calm nature put me at ease […]

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How to use slow motion to create emotion

Slow motion video has been a phenomenon for years, it’s not something new. If you go way back to the early days of film and flick through different films, documentaries, sport broadcasts etc… you will find glorious and impactful slow motion scenes. When watching a video, do you ever stop and notice the frequency and […]

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Case study Charity Impact Video

Thanking Bury’s heroes

Bury Council have been really interesting to work with, because we’ve been producing video content for them throughout the pandemic. Think back to April 2020. The early days of the first national lockdown. That’s when my path first crossed with Nicola Appleby from Bury Council’s comms team. She mentioned that she had come across my […]

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5 reasons why you should stay positive about making video content during 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has been incredibly tough for people across the world. It’s not just the health crisis itself, it’s the general sense of doom and gloom and uncertainty. As a marketer or business owner, you might not really feel like putting video content out there right now. Maybe you feel like nobody will care […]