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A Dinner For Nike

  One of the things that has been most exciting about my role at Flaunt Magazine is the ability to tell full stories here. For 10 years I’ve been interviewing creatives. Over the last four years, I’ve learned how to produce and edit video shorts. And since starting at Flaunt last July, I’ve not only […]

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For Students: Lights, Please

  Here’s something that helped me a bunch with my Bernard Flowers piece. Sitting in the backyard of his house for the interview, the sunlight was barely good enough to get the job done. There’s a bunch of shoulda-wouldas I have about that shoot, to be honest. I should have: Brought a proper light kit […]

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For Students: Slow Motion

When you’re clueless and don’t know where to begin as a newbie to cameras and editing footage like I still relatively am, each skill or trick seems like it will be some arduous task to learn. Since shooting my first video, I’ve wanted to incorporate slow motion into my work. But I didn’t know how. […]

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For Students: Sound, Man

Pardon me for going ghost for a bit. A new video is on the way (one week or less)! I was waiting for some new equipment to arrive and of the several things I bought, I’m most excited about those bad boys up there—Rode’s smartlav+ Lavalier Microphones for Smartphones.  The more expensive ($200) Zoom H4N […]

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Eternal Learner

Fake it until make it or nah? Since I started this website in March and even months prior to that when I’d think about how I presented myself to you guys, I wrestled with how much of an expert I’d sell myself to be. Would I be the “Oh shucks, I’m just hoping to turn […]

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