Are you new to the game or simply trying out new assignments and need some good tips on how other do it. Here is a great resource which also supports an important organization,Rory Peck Trust.
It’s and E-BOOK written by Christian Parkinson, BBC cameraman, editor and video journalist with tips and tricks from a wide list of professionals in this line of work, including me. Cost is £4.99.
“Sections include: breaking into the industry, how to pack your kit, how to fill out customs paperwork, what to carry in a warzone, how to operate in extreme weather, how to shoot interviews and pieces to camera and advice on writing scripts and story-telling. It’s the accumulated knowledge of my years on the road as well as the product of numerous interviews with the likes of four-time Royal Television Society cameraman of the year Darren “DC” Conway, well known filmmaker Phillip Bloom, numerous freelance cameramen and camerawomen from around the world, experienced reporters and security advisors.” -Christian Parkinson