Video Production Curriculum

Tape vs Tapeless

Organizing folders and scratch files

Directing Auto-Save

Creating project bins

Logging clips

Maintaining organization

Importing footage

Naming files

Determining In/Out

Adding to the timeline

Video transitions

Audio transitions

Editing - ripple delete, slips, slides

Review audio

Adding audio

Adjust audio levels

Audio transitions

Video layers

Audio Layers

Titling

Saving projects

Closing projects

Exporting to QuickTime, Flash and WMV

Opening previously saved projects

Storage and Backup

 

Photography Curriculum

Camera Basics

Exposure

Aperture

Shutter Speed

Raw vs Jpeg

Focal Length

Depth of Field and Range of Focus

Color Space / Color Gamut

White Balance

Always be Ready

Card & File Management

Backup

Lights and Lighting

Form and Line

Texture

Foreground, Middle and Background

Portraits

Snapshots

Landscapes

Action

Color Management

Stream-Lining Post Production

   Highlight Detail

   Color Hue

   Color Saturation

   Edge Sharpness

   Overall Sharpness

   Noise Reduction

   Shadow Detail

Printing

Organizing folders and files

Review / rate images

Add metadata and keywords

Move files

Rename files

Track revisions

Slide shows

Delivery

Billing

CRM

Archiving

Color Management Curriculum

Understanding Color Space

Color Space Preferences Management

Gamut

Calibration Equipment

ICC Profiling

Monitors

In-House Printers

Commercial Printers

Scanners

Cameras

Video Monitors

Televisions

Projectors

The talent’s taking a cue from me to speak their part at the Sweeny Refinery near Houston, TX.

Photo: Jayson Boulet

Doing a long dolly shot at Zachry Construction in San Antonio.

Photo: Dan Payton

Hanging out with Supermoto Race Promoter and long-time friend Skip Jones at the Armadilllo Supermoto in Galveston.

Photo: Kara Ofterrmat

Speaking of hanging out!  Here I am situating the camera on a gyroscopically stabilized mount for a helicopter fly-around of the Culinary Institute of America.

Photo: Stacy Riggs

Here I am with a backstage pass at a Zack Walther concert at one of my all-time favorite music venues -

WhiteWaterRocks.com

                                                Photo: Robert Wiggins

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Heading out to dinner after a long day of shooting for Utility Engineering Corp in Minneapolis, MN

Photo: Kaye Wessels