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“Basically its a mown strip of bare land”

“Basically its a mown strip of bare land”

Firstly Happy New Years to those of you who have visited my blog before. We are in the middle of summer down here in New Zealand and its BBQ 's and swimming time of the year. Its also school holidays which doesn't do my productivity any favours with 3 kids at home. I...

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Shooting Toilets!

Shooting Toilets!

https://vimeo.com/297528375   Firstly please don't confuse this blog post name with the quality of the house in the video which was beautiful.  You will see what I mean below. The Client Brief The client was actually the home owner who was referred to me by a...

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Shooting Videos of Bare Land for Sale

Shooting Videos of Bare Land for Sale

https://vimeo.com/292050556   I always find making real estate videos of bare land the toughest to do.  This is usually because you don't have a beautiful house as a centre of interest for your video. After all bare land is bare land!   Essentially I find...

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Luxury Queenstown Apartment anyone?

Luxury Queenstown Apartment anyone?

A recent shoot of a very nice luxury Queenstown apartment for sale.  The drone was only really useful for the front quarter shot as the apartment was situated on a steep bank.  Other drone angles I felt didn't really add to the shoot.   Shot on a DJI Inspire 2,...

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Jason Coleman – Video Shooter Spotlight #3

I seem to be developing a bit of a theme at the moment with these blog posts on video shooters out there and the many different levels of background, experience and reasons for using video.   I enjoy doing these and find what others are doing and why they are...

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Real Estate Shooter Spotlight #2 – Dean Linnell

My second blog post on shooters out there in the wild and how they are using video for Real Estate. I have been in touch with Dean on and off over the last couple of years and its great to get a different take on the process from an actual Real Estate agent shooting...

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You’re only as good as your last job!!

You’re only as good as your last job!!

There's a saying thats been around the video/photography world longer than I have that says "you are only as good as your last job".  What this essentially means is that your next client will often judge you on the results from your last job.   I don't whole...

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$20,000 a Night Luxury Lodge Anyone?

The Client Brief My client wasn’t actually the Lodge owner but a Timber supply company that supplied and installed a lot of the woodwork in the lodge. They wanted some stills and video for their own promotional purposes so they contracted a stills photographer and...

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3 Days on Location for 4 Hours Drone Shooting!

3 Days on Location for 4 Hours Drone Shooting!

A recent drone stills photography job I did about a month ago on a very special piece of New Zealand Coastal property for sale. The Brief The brief from my Realtor client was to get 5-6 hero drone stills of a 813 acre coastal property and luxury lodge. This first shot...

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