Monday, February 1, 2021


2021-03-01 09:45:20

Good helpful advice, Grant. Thanks! So i am not going to stop using what I had presumed was that great background shot of you and I running from the bears in Jasper.

2021-03-01 09:48:09

Ha ha. I got a laugh out of that. Yes you should not use that photo.

By the way, I remember saying more than one over-served convention goer from elk during rutting season.


2021-02-01 11:38:41

Yet another brilliant post Grant. Thank you for the 'high-tech' tips...nobody wants their camera to hate them!

2021-02-01 11:42:14

Thank Alan. I should have mentioned, if I only had $75 to spend, I would buy a decent USB microphone and take a lamp I already owned and placed it behind the camera. Most laptop and desktop cameras will do the job with better lighting.


2021-02-01 10:23:19

Great tips, Grant!

2021-02-01 09:20:19

Great reminders. After setting everything up perfectly, I forget to look at the camera. I've started taping my notes and cheat sheets just behind the camera.

2021-02-01 09:24:34

Thanks. It also depends on how close the camera is to you when you look slightly off camera. If the camera is about 18 inches away, then looking even a little off camera for a few seconds can be a real bad look. If it's six feet away then it's not so bad. Trial and error always helps.

By the way, learning NOT to look at yourself takes real practice.