David Joshua Ford

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How to Vlog (Even If Your Life Isn’t that Interesting)

How many YouTube videos have you seen recently of a blogger going to some lavish destination, or doing something totally outlandish?Or how many …

Why I Switched from Profoto to Godox

It was time to upgrade my entire lighting system. My Profoto Compact heads (in perfect working condition) we coming up on their 10th anniversary. In …

Six Video Marketing Trends for 2017

Video marketing is an integral addition to any digital marketing campaign. This comes as no surprise, considering that over 100 million people view …

You Will Get Bored of Photography, You Will Be Disenchanted With Creativity

We're creatives! We're supposed to love what we do and never get tired of it, right? Wrong. You can love image-making with every fiber of your being …

10 Tips for Filming with Stabilizers

How I Became a Broadway Photographer

Joan Marcus, Carol Rosegg and Matthew Murphy explain how they got their start in the business of theatrical photography.<p>If you have ever leafed …

Fashion Photography

10 Habits You Should Abandon Now to Improve Productivity

They say that you have the same number of hours in the day as Beyonce — so why does it feel like you’re never able to get caught up on your business …

Time Management

D-FUSE SOFTBOX DF-1L & D-FUSE SOFTBOX FOR APUTURE AMARAN Review By MrCheesyCam – Photography & Cinema

MrCheesyCam, uploaded this quick review on the D-Fuse Softbox DF-1L & D-Fuse Softbox For Aputure Amaran!<p>With a 12×12 opening, the D-Fuse Softbox …

The Aladdin Bi-Flex 2x1 Lite: a perfect lighting solution for news and documentary shooters?

Shares 25<p>It is no secret that I am a big fan of flexible LED lights. If you work in news, documentary or run and gun environments and are looking for …

The Best Documentary Filmmaking Kit for Budget Air Travel

Are you looking to travel with your filmmaking gear but don’t want to spend your entire budget on checked baggage every time you fly? Or maybe you’re …

How to Make an Overhead Camera Rig for Video

In this video I show you how I built my overhead camera rig for shooting videos! A table top camera setup like this is a great tool for product …

Review: The PFixer MiniMal MIDI Controller Fixes Up Your Lightroom Workflow

Developing an efficient workflow is probably one of the greatest battles of any photographer, self included. This applies doubly to the professional …

Tutorials

CVW 100 Wireless HD Video Transmitter / Receiver via HDMI

Specifically designed with DSLR’s and other cameras with clean HDMI out transmission, the CVW 100 wireless HD video transmitter is capable of sending …

Wireless

Over 1,500 4K Video Clips Available Free for Commercial Use

Philadelphia based Director of Photography Mitch Martinez thought the world needed access to more 4K footage for free. So, he collected clips he shot …

9 Helpful Apps for Photographers

Hopefully I’m not the only photographer in the world that tends to get quite excited when I discover a new app, or software that could definitely be …

New Canon 50mm f/1.8 STM Lens is a More Video-Focused Version of the Cheapest Prime in Their Lineup

Canon's low-cost 50mm lens just got an update with some refinements aimed at those shooting video.<p>The new 50mm f/1.8 isn't exactly groundbreaking, …

Cameras

Data-Backed Proof For Why Product Video Drives High Ecommerce Conversions

Are you using video on your ecommerce site? If not, you may be missing out. Research shows that customers make significantly more purchases from …

Five smart ways to use video for your small business

In honor of National Small Business Week (holler at all you moneymakers), we thought we’d share some of the smart ways small businesses on Vimeo are …

Unspoken Conversations: Mothers and Daughters - Photographs and text by Rania Matar | LensCulture

<i>Brushing out our daughter’s brown<br>silken hair before the mirror<br>I see the grey gleaming on my head,<br>the silver-haired servant behind her.</i> <i>Why is it<br>just as we begin to go</i> <i><br>they begin to arrive, the fold in my neck</i> <i><br>clarifying as the fine bones of her</i> <i><br>hips sharpen? As my skin shows</i> <i><br>its dry pitting, she opens</i> …

Eggs

Sennheiser AVX - A New Professioanl Wireless System

At NAB 2015, Sennheiser demonstrated an inventive approach and kind of took their evolution 100 G3 wireless microphone system to the next level by …

Music Production

Stay Curious

The Surprising Reason We Make New Year's Resolutions

While many ancient traditions celebrate the beginning of a new year or season with an emphasis on renewal or re-birth, the New Year’s resolution as a means of self-improvement may be a uniquely American tradition.<p>And we may have one of the country's earliest religious traditions, Protestantism -- …

The Best of Brain Pickings 2014 – Brain Pickings

After the annual reading list of the year’s best books overall, it’s time for the annual summation of the best <i>Brain Pickings</i> articles of the year — “best” meaning those most read and shared by you, as well as those I took the most pleasure in writing. Please (re)enjoy and have an inspired, …

This Time-Lapse Reveals the Insane Amount of Work That Goes Into Stop Motion Animation

Want to know how much work goes into an old fashioned stop motion animation movie? The short clip above will show you. It’s a short extra scene that …

Being vs. Becoming: John Steinbeck on Creative Integrity, the Art of Changing Your Mind, the Humanistic Duty of the Artist

The fact that we humans have such a notoriously hard time changing our minds undoubtedly has to do with the notion that “human beings are works in progress that mistakenly think they’re finished,” which belies the great robbery of the human experience — by calling ourselves beings, we deny our …

Use a 'Fake' Location to Get Cheaper Plane Tickets

I can’t explain airline pricing but I do know some plane tickets can be cheaper depending on where you buy them or, even better, where you <i>appear</i> to …

I Tried The iPhone Keyboard That Lets You Type More Than 100 Words Per Minute

There are plenty of keyboard apps out there to help you type faster, but I've never seen anything quite like Nintype, the new iPhone keyboard that promises typing speeds up to 130 words per minute.<p>Nintype uses a combination of methods to achieve this speed. It's designed to be used with two hands …

How to Craft a Compelling Storyline for Your Company

As mentioned in the beginning, the key to a consistent story about your business is that your entire team buys-in on what you’ve defined as your brand.<p>From the beginning, it’s important for the entire team to be involved in the process of creating your brand as well as providing their input on …