Showing posts from May, 2014

How To Start A Photography / Video Business for Under $3000

photo source: Revo
Photographer and North Face athlete Jimmy Chin recently published a blog post about How To Start a Photography Business for Under $3000. I would add that you could also start a video or film business with the same gear. Here are the summary points.

The Free Stuff...
Passion - Start with something about which you're passionate.
Motivation - Allow your passion to fuel your motivation.
Ideas - Creativity in content and distribution is key.
Work Ethic - All of the above can get you started, but work ethic will sustain you.

The Gear...
Camera - A DSLR is key, but the best camera may be the camera that you have on you… iPhone.
Lens - A mid range zoom lens for run and gun.
Support - A tripod
Memory - Get use to the need for speed... and size.

Rental - What! You can't afford $3000? Then rent it all at

Check out the full article at Jimmy Chin's website

How to Make a Film with an iPhone - Part 2

Part 2 of How to Make a Film with an iPhone. This video covers the right app, lighting technique and camera support gear to use to make a film with an iPhone.

How To Make a Film with an iPhone - Part 1

Ten years ago, to make a film one would need $100,000 in camera equipment and studio editing equipment.  Now one only needs an iPhone and a few hundred dollars worth of accessories. A quick how to lesson on the gear needed to shoot a film with an iPhone.

Why We Ride… The Suzuki DR650

A nice slow motion video about Why We Ride… with lots of Suzuki DR650 action.

A Stock Suzuki DR650 in Death Valley

The stock Suzuki DR650 can get you there.

The Bicycle… as Recreation, Transport, Workhorse, Individualism, Expression, Art, Life