I really can't think of a lot to say right now, so I thought I would share some pics from my family vacation.  I think I am more exhausted from the vacation than work, but it was good to spend time with my family.

Here we are leaving the city (our neighbors took this pic):

This is where we broke down on our way there:

This was dad getting mad when we got there and the park was closed:

lol Ok so that was not really from our vacation, but it sure felt like it at times... So here is my actual vacation.

We went to several parks down in Florida.  My family got there a few days before I did, so my first day was a day at Coco Beach. It was fun.

Coco Beach

My Parents:

View from pier:

 

Some random guy catching a fish while we were there:

Universal Studios

Curious George greets us.

Hogwarts & Butterbeer

Jurrasic Park!!!

Visited the Homer's favorite spot:

Met Barney there:

Had my first Krusty Burger & yes I would like fries with that:

Caught Chief Wiggum hard at work:

And then the haunted houses and creepy guys came out! It was a lot of fun:

I don't think she liked me trying to take a pic with her:

Little BoPeep

And we called it a night at 1:05am!

Hollywood Studios

Me acting like a big kid again

And the end to another long day... didn't take as many pictures... you lucked out! ;)

Bass Fishing!!!

Much more relaxing! Other than the 3am wake up after going to bed at 12:30am.

Magic Kingdom (2 Days)

Belle was gorgious! Sadly didn't get a picture with her.

But I'll be your beast, Belle! lol

Epcott

The aquarium was amazing!!!

My little sister and Mulan!  I got my picture with her too... and Belle this time... and Aurora (Sleeping Beauty)... but haven't order the pics yet!

The end!!! Time to get back to buiding awesome websites.  Hope you enjoyed it!

Ok, so I'm not really on the road right now, I'm actually back in the OH offices. I've spent the last several weeks doing shoots for clients near and far.

All of the shoots have gone well but it's been quite a bit of work. Sometimes going on the road shooting video and photos is a little like going to a surprise birthday party every week. You've got a vague sense that something is going to happen, but you don't have any details. 

Since there's so many variables that take place during a shoot it's important to have things that make my life easier when I'm out there. Here's a couple that I depend on:

Greenscreener App

We shoot quite a bit of green screen and this app can be very helpful when you're trying to even out a background. Your eye is a great tool, but add this baby to your arsenal and you'll be pulling clean keys like there's no tomorrow! (Out video effects peeps might disagree with me...but I'm looking out for you guys and gals the best I can!) 

Airport Roller Derby

I used to roll with a 2-wheeled bag and let me tell you, there's no comparison. 4 wheels for the win everytime. This thing has so many different pockets and handles and things that just plain make my life easier when I'm on the road. It's a bag that goes with me everywhere, from the plane to the location and back again. 4 wheels make for upright rolling and save my arm and back. (Camera gear is not light...) The handles on all sides make for easy loading in and out of tight spaces like overhead bins on the plane and packed tight with gear in the back of a car. It also holds a ton of stuff. 

That's two quick ones for today folks. I've got a ton of stuff to get to from all the shoots we just got finished with. Have a great weekend!

 

Monday, Dustin, Stevie, and I flew out to Laramie, Wyoming, for a video shoot with Wyoming men and women's basketball. Dustin and I went for the first time last April, and we were excited to bring Stevie along this time. The weather was BEAUTIFUL! Although, I did have to put on my (The) Northface fleece for the first time this fall season...

Anyway, I got the chance to meet/see again my new contacts at Wyoming - David, Felicia, and Dennis (Hiiii!) They helped organize the shoot and fit both men and women's basketball green screen player features AND intro video footage on the court in one day.  Everything ran super smoothly, and we had a lot of fun. 

In previous videos we have done for Wyoming, we noted the altitude - 7220 ft. above sea level.  We even asked, "How's your oxygen?"

Well let me tell you...not good. Even just walking up the stairs, I would get winded. I was able to get a quick workout in, and oh my gosh it was hard to breathe. I don't know how they do it up there. 

You might have seen some of these on Facebook, but here are some photos from our adventure.

Ta da!!!

 

 

 

 As Stevie would say - Photoception!  This is from my perspective while being a "test model"

 

 

 

 

No joke, the MBB team started doing handstands on their own! Then I joined them for a picture...I swear! 

 

 

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