A to Z Challenge 2016

Yellowstone – My Favorite and Least Place to Film Nature and Wildlife

Yellowstone National Park. Just typing the name fills me head with all kinds of amazing imagery. I first travelled to Yellowstone in the eighties and it was love at first sight. Armed with a Pentax Super Program camera, I easily shoot ten rolls of slide film a day. (That's 360 images for those to young [...]

By | 2016-11-06T09:38:56+00:00 April 29th, 2016|Categories: A to Z Challenge 2016|0 Comments

Xerces Butterfly

I have to admit, I was dreading this post just a little bit. I figured I could come up with a topic for every other letter in this A to Z Challenge but X was a stumper. Could I have done an Xtra Ordinary post and slide on by? Yeah probably but I wanted to [...]

By | 2016-11-06T09:38:56+00:00 April 28th, 2016|Categories: A to Z Challenge 2016|2 Comments

What A Wonderful World

And I think to myself, what a wonderful world. Every time I hear those words sung by the late Louis Armstrong I can't help but think about how amazing nature is. As a nature and wildlife filmmaker, I am so fortunate that I get to document this wonderful world and share it with others. My [...]

By | 2016-11-06T09:38:56+00:00 April 27th, 2016|Categories: A to Z Challenge 2016|1 Comment

Time

When you film nature and wildlife, you are documenting a moment in time. Every frame that is recorded is a moment in the past. The thing I think a lot of filmmakers and photographers fail to see is that our work also captures our past as well. When I look at footage I've shot over [...]

By | 2016-11-06T09:38:56+00:00 April 23rd, 2016|Categories: A to Z Challenge 2016|0 Comments

Respect

Respect is a big part of filming nature and wildlife. Respect for nature. Respect for the people that share information and their passion. Respect for yourself and your work. It seems that as technology advances, respect is harder and harder to come by. This is my take on it and let me know if you [...]

By | 2016-11-06T09:38:56+00:00 April 21st, 2016|Categories: A to Z Challenge 2016|4 Comments

Question Everything When it Comes to Your Filmmaking

For toddlers, everything is new. No matter how well you explain something, they will almost always question, "why". There's no doubt in my mind that asking questions will make you a better filmmaker. The old standards of how, what, where and why should be used without hesitation on any project you work on. Questions can [...]

By | 2016-11-06T09:38:56+00:00 April 20th, 2016|Categories: A to Z Challenge 2016|0 Comments