Greg Tilton

f/that: Aperture/f-stop and Depth of Field

  So many numbers, settings, and terms–it can be daunting. Here is a breakdown of what that f/# you see on lenses means. The great thing about photography/videography is that the same principles have applied since the first photos and videos were ever taken. These terms are 100% universal and will continue to be useful! Aperture/f-stop: It’s very simple, Read more about f/that: Aperture/f-stop and Depth of Field[…]

Social Tribune

Guest Post: Thoughts on Choosing Your Business Name – Megan Hargroder

(Reblogged from Conversations blog) Day 2 with 52businesses On Monday evening, I sent out 3 potential new names for the Social Media Manager Network to the Curator team, convinced they would love “Social Co-Op” as hard as I did. What happened was: literally no one chose “Social Co-Op.” But everyone loved “The Social Tribune.” So we have Read more about Guest Post: Thoughts on Choosing Your Business Name – Megan Hargroder[…]

Greg Tilton

I Can’t Hear You

  Congrats! You just bought a Super-Charged Canon Red Alexa FSC-10000 hyper-turbo camera. Guess what? It’s worthless without some audio. Many people are incredibly intimidated by sound. The good news is that there are cheap, effective solutions that anyone can do. 1) Mic placement is key. Forget the camera, forget your $20,000 mixer/recorder/coffee maker, forget your beautiful Sennheiser microphone.If Read more about I Can’t Hear You[…]

Greg Tilton

Documentary Workflow (and general tips for people documenting a project, event, or just filming in general)

  Note: While this focuses on DSLR’s, the same rules can be applied to basically any camera. We use these practices with our Black Magic Pocket Camera, which requires way more storage than DSLR’s. One of the challenges my team and I face is how best to store/share our footage. We are producing a feature-length Read more about Documentary Workflow (and general tips for people documenting a project, event, or just filming in general)[…]