Flash Frame Weddings [flashframeweddings]
What is your specialty in multimedia?
Wedding Cinematography. We serve the entire southern California area including Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego, and Santa Barbara.
What has been your career path? How have you arrived to the point where you are? What did you do before?
Flash Frame Weddings was founded by a group of creative filmmakers who's background is in the film and television industry.
What types of clients do you have? How do they find you?
Our clients are engaged couples who usually find us online at www.flashframeweddings.com
How did your interest in multimedia technology begin?
We developed an interest in film production from an early age.
Please provide a brief description of the hardware and software you currently use most.
We use 35mm digital high definition cameras, An Avid editing system, and the Adobe Creative Suite CS5.
What parts of your work are the ones you enjoy most and least?
We enjoy just about every aspect of what we do.
Technology and art - a collison of the left and right brain?
Sure, but in a good way.
Do you usually keep an eye on the work of your competition and analyze how they have done things?
Yes. Wedding videographer's often have a bad reputation. We like to keep an eye on the best of the best.
How do you learn new techniques? Manuals? Tutorials? Trial and error?
Practice, practice, practice.
What new technologies are you experimenting with now?
Various new camera systems and software. We try to stay on the cutting edge of new technologies.
What technology or phenomenon do you believe will revolutionize the sector in the next few years?
Ever advancing digital high definition camera systems and lenses.
Does it irk you when something new makes what you've already learned obsolete?
No, because we move with the trends instead of trying to play catch up.
You spend many hours in front of screens and in dark rooms. How do you compensate for that on a personal level?
Hours in front of screens- yes, dark rooms- not so much. We try to balance that with an active lifestyle.
If you have to hire an assistant, what qualifications and qualities do you look for when making your choice?
Experience, expertise, and a desire to advance.
What types of professionals are you used to collaborating with, sharing experiences with, or forming a team with?
Ambitious and driven cinematographers, editors, and other creative production professionals.
What professional publications or portals do you follow regularly?
A variety of publications and online resources.
What advice would you give those who want to break into this profession?
Hone your craft well, be confident, fearless, and dedicated to excellence.
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