Entries Tagged as 'Gearhead Disease'

Thursday, August 14th, 2008

Gearhead Disease, Explained

Here’s a lovely essay on how equipment is related to the way we work. It is a finer articulation that I can manage, not least because it effectively raises the question: Which came first–the gearhead or the disease? With a big camera, you miss a lot of pictures you might have gotten with a little [...]

Friday, June 27th, 2008

Love+Hate=Lavalier Mics

We use lavalier mics a lot. Pretty much any time we have a camera on a person, we try to have them mic’d with a lav. If they’re sitting still, we use a wired one; if they’re moving around, we stick a wireless on em. We like people, and in the course of making films [...]

Thursday, June 5th, 2008

In a World Without Television…

…thirteen year old farmgirls want to grow up to be farmers, it seems. “If you could do anything you wanted to when you grow up, what would you do?” We asked Saru. “Probably work in the fields here,” she said. “Well, I love it, and it would give enough time to hang out with my [...]

Saturday, April 26th, 2008

More bag contents: Mobile Video

Saturday, April 26th, 2008

Packing it down

Been spending some quality time with our Pelican bags, trying to configure the kits to make sure that everything crucial gets to Nepal in one piece, and that we can carry all the really key stuff on the planes with us. To that end, I’ve been configuring our two Pelican 1510 carry-on sized roller bags. [...]