I just published my first article as a featured writer in a great online publication, christianmediamagazine.com. There are a lot of talented folks writing for this magazine, and there are many articles that can benefit anyone with any involvement with church media.
Camera operator is usually the entry level position for volunteers in church media ministry, but it is actually one of the most or perhaps the most important position. As mentioned in an earlier post, the function of a television production is to convey and perhaps enhance the program content delivered to the viewer without calling attention to the process. Out of focus images, jerky camera motion, poorly framed shots, general inattention can quickly distract from what is being conveyed. A few simple tips to new camera operators along with on-the-job experience can go a long way toward encouraging the novice to hone his craft. Continue reading Six Tips for Camera Operators