Journal

This is where I post films I make for fun and write stuff about gear and other things.

Sony a7iii Custom Function Cheat Sheet

If you happen to own a Sony a7iii then there is a great YouTube vid from MAKE. ART. NOW. with a perfect setup of the custom buttons and functions. I’ve been using his settings for a couple of weeks and getting along with it...

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A Perfect Wedding

I recently went to my friends wedding and we had a spectacular time. I got some shots of the ceremony, snuck off to the car and edited it in secret. Then we put it on the projector before the first dance and it went...

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New Beginnings…

For the last eight years i’ve worked in a fairly normal job, I was a manager at a manufacturing company. All of my freelance video/photography and website work has been done on the side in my free time. Where the magic happens…  Manufacturing in...

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The £20 Film Light

A few years ago I made some DIY china balls, I recently moved in to a new studio and needed some cheap easy lighting, so i revived it and made a little vid on how to make them! In short china balls or paper...

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Birmingham in the Snow

Birmingham was looking great in the snow last week, so I got the drone up over Digbeth and put together a little 60 second post for instagram. Music is Outside by Tender

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Snow in Birmingham

We were lucky enough to have a few inches of snow a last week, so i broke out the Sony RX100 V and shot some slow motion whilst we built the biggest snow man we possibly could.

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Paul Earl – Silversmith

I recently entered this film in to a competition to win a Sony FS7ii camera. Unfortunately it didn’t make the grade, but I really enjoyed filming it and making the soundtrack. Paul is an immensely talented silversmith and it was a pleasure to spend an...

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Microadventure #3 – Climbing Snowdon in November

Earlier this year I visited the far east and travelled around Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand for three weeks. I used up all of my holiday allocation from my job, so longer trips to other countries were off the cards. I was thinking about how...

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Workshop Birmingham: The Dual Works

Last week I made this film for Workshop Birmingham. Zoe and Stephen have an awesome studio in the Jewellery Quarter that would make any creative envious.  They can make pretty much anything from a whole array of materials. They were great to work with, check out...

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Droning around Birmingham

I live in Birmingham and recently got a drone. I’ve just been getting to grips with it… But here are a few photos (click to enlarge).  

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