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Building Blocks

Building Blocks

I was playing Duplo with my Daughter just now, as all good Daddy’s do. We were building a straightforward hollow brick ‘castle’ tower, as high as our allotment of coloured 4×2 bricks would allow. The 4×2 bricks are vital building blocks when building a......

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To plan or not to plan?

To plan or not to plan?

Throughout an education in media production or film studies, you would probably have it drummed into you. Plan plan plan! Which is a good rule generally speaking. If you are hoping to create the next Good Will Hunting or Juno on a shoestring budget,......

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a frame from a promotional video, tenby fort,

Having my cake AND eating it!

I’ve already shared in a blog post about how I enjoy what I do, it’s a cliché but life really is too short to be in job you hate. So I count myself even more fortunate when my work and my life interests and......

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a frame from a music video of a beautiful sunset

Variety!

Today I was finally getting around to updating my online portfolio on my video channels, youtube, vimeo and Facebook, and it struck me. I love my job! What I do is so varied and takes me places that I’d never have expected. Locally I’ve......

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the sony FS5 sitting on a filmpower nebula 5300

Nebula 5300 review

The newest bit of shiny kit in the Big Llama Media office is the Filmpower Nebula 5300 5-axis gimbal. Here is my video review....

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the sony FS5 sitting on a filmpower nebula 5300

New kit! Nebula 5300 Gimbal

Yeah I get the irony of this post if you check out my last one. But ho hum. I have a new toy to play with and it’s called a 5-axis gimbal (I count 4 on this one, but ok whatever). Specifically the Filmpower......

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behind the scenes picture of the camera setup for watch obsession video

The pursuit of Kit

Working in the video industry there is immense pressure to own the latest kit. There will always be a bigger and better camera on the market, or a camera the same size as your current one, that does 15 things when yours only does......

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a little girl stands looking out to sea

New Big Llama Media Website

Hello there. I just needed to let you know that the previous Big Llama Media website has gone off to live on a farm. Don’t worry, it’ll be well looked after. It will have a cosy corner of a barn where it can rest......

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