A Busman’s Holiday

My recent trip to Colombia happened to coincide with the opening of Bosque de Niebla near Medellin. Run by my two sisters-in-law, this fashion retail store has made a really strong start. As well as offering high quality clothes and accessories at reasonable cost, the shop’s location is superb; in the up-market restaurant and retail …

Film project: Porce

My latest film project was shot in December 2013 at the family farm near Porce, Antioquia, Colombia. Over three days I spent some time capturing footage of some of the scenery, bird life and workings of the farm. The amount of bird life is incredible. Colombia has 1,876 species of bird which is equivalent to …

iPhone 5s slow motion review

Given that most DSLRs only go up to 60 frames per second in 720p HD and 25 fps in 1080p HD the fact that a mobile phone can record at 120fps in 720p HD is pretty incredible. This video is filmed solely using the iPhone 5s and is the first time I tried the slow …

Vine…constraint drives creativity

Over the last few months I’ve been getting into Vine, the¬†mobile app owned by Twitter that enables users to create and post six second video clips (view my Vine library here). So far it’s been good fun and interesting experiencing a new video and social medium. I’m going to do a quick review of the …

Time-lapse photography in El Retiro

I learnt a lot today, tackling a time-lapse project. It isn’t something I have spent much time on so I just went with what I felt would work. The basic principles are fairly obvious but as ever, the detail is what really makes the difference. The key things that I will take into my next …

Charity 5k Run Film

Another great Property 5k event, this year in aid of Samaritans. The event was almost twice as big as last year with the industry turning out in force. The weather was kind again (unlike the Cycle Sportive event a few weeks before) and I’m pleased with the footage. The new Tamron SP f/2.8 24-70 VC …

  The angler forgets most of the fish he catches, but he does not forget the streams in which they are caught.¬†Charles K. Fox
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