Chasing Mercedes – A Work Vlog

Chasing Mercedes – A Work Vlog

https://youtu.be/7zAH4sspwwE A bit of a work vlog and some highlights from a recent corporate job I did.  This was all shot on a DJI Inspire 1 with the X5 camera and the new-ish Sony FS7 mkii.

read more

Kamerar Fluid Motion Slider Review

I had seen the ads for this slider come across my desktop awhile back and liked the look of it.  I contacted the folks at Photography and Cinema and they were kind enough to send me one for a test.  The above video pretty much sums up what...

read more
Finding Music for your next Video Project

Finding Music for your next Video Project

Finding good music for your next video production can be difficult in terms of both sourcing music you like and is also copyright free so as you can post it up online. Using copyright and royalty free music is especially important if you are producing videos for a...

read more
Newest member of the Camera department! DJI Mavic

Newest member of the Camera department! DJI Mavic

Meet the newest member of the camera department, the DJI Mavic pro. Now I have to be honest here and say that I didn't buy this for shooting real estate video and stills (I still have my DJI Inspire 1 Pro for that) but mainly as a compact drone which I can throw in my...

read more
The No.1 Way to get Real Estate Video Business

The No.1 Way to get Real Estate Video Business

Now that is a bit of a click-bait style of blog title but it is essentially what I wanted to make this blog post about. Its all very well having the latest camera, drone, gimbal and the smoothest of slider techniques and a slick post production editing style.  However...

read more
The Perfect Camera for Shooting Real Estate Video?

The Perfect Camera for Shooting Real Estate Video?

I was recently asked about whether it was worth upgrading from the Canon 70D to the Canon 5Dmkiii for shooting real estate video which got me thinking as to what I'm looking for in my next camera that I will buy. I've been in the fortunate position to have been able...

read more
How I’d like to edit Real Estate Video….but don’t!

How I’d like to edit Real Estate Video….but don’t!

I recently did a job for a local realty firm shooting a bare land section for sale on a beautiful late autumn day.  Towards the end of the shoot the owner turned up and asked me if I could come and shoot his house for a video he wanted to make for his 91 year old...

read more
When Good Jobs Go Bad….An Unhappy Client

When Good Jobs Go Bad….An Unhappy Client

Not all jobs end up with a smiling client and at some stage in your video shooting career you may encounter this as well. The Job Earlier last year I was contacted by a local Realty firm to shoot drone stills and video for a commercial lake front, bare land section...

read more
Grant Johnston I've been a Freelance Video Cameraman for 20+ years, I like playing outside and drinking good coffee. You can see my full story here
Share This