As you can imagine, things can be a tad serious and stiff when shooting a large corporate video piece. Plus, I find that in order to loosen things up a little and help people feel a tad more comfortable in front of the camera, sometimes, you just have to mix things up. So, when this big-time, post-Harvard VP of a large international technology company (Alcatel-Lucent) uttered the phrase, "Wouldn't it be funny if..." I was game! So, when we cued the slate and I said 'Action!' the fun began! Watch the pre & post videos for yourself. Still makes us laugh Every.Single.Time!
This is a Behind-the-Scenes video of a hair adornments & accessories designer's photoshoot. It was shot in Santa Barbara, CA.
EQUIPMENT: Canon 60D DSLR, Canon 50mm 1/4, Manfrotto 055XB Tripod with 503HDV Fluid Head, RØDE VideoMic
That's right. Grab your horse, the reins and your Cowboy Studio Shoulder Rig because this cowgirl is riding into town with some new film gear! You know how we love gadgets and gear around here and this uber comfy shoulder rig for my DSLR takes the shakes away. Steady now!