Dave’s blog: You need to calm down

Our calendars and hearts tell us that summer is just two-thirds over. But the world tells us otherwise. Kids are back in school. Wood must be stacked. Winter expenses must be budgeted. Projects must be started. Here’s 1:45 to help you relax. I shot it along the Mad River path in Waitsfield on Aug. 28, Read more about Dave’s blog: You need to calm down[…]

Dave’s blog: Obsolete before the warranty’s up

A colleague and I used to have a reliably enjoyable argument about technological literacy. Whenever a young person (especially his own kids) sent him a text or email with grammar he found inadequate, he’d rant about how texting was ruining their ability to communicate. They had no spelling; no grasp of sentence structure; no reading Read more about Dave’s blog: Obsolete before the warranty’s up[…]

Dave’s blog: Visiting students learn ENG

This week I’m lucky enough to be able to document a visit by a group of students and journalists for PH International. Twenty people from all over Russia are spending four weeks learning media literacy. Stops include Washington, D.C., Boston and New York City, with the Vermont segment focused on learning the practical skills of Read more about Dave’s blog: Visiting students learn ENG[…]

Dave’s blog: Late Night Radio

If you follow my blog or social media posts at all, you are probably sick of me talking about this project – a dance video involving the talents of a number of Vermont artists. This one felt like kind of a big deal only because it was a noncommercial piece and a chance for all Read more about Dave’s blog: Late Night Radio[…]

Dave’s blog: ‘Aired Out’ podcast guest

JD Green, a longtime central Vermont disc jockey, interviewed me for his “Aired Out” video podcast this week. Lots of fun, and I think we had a great conversation about video, social media and what we both are up to. JD’s every bit as nice and generous as he seems! I made an intro segment Read more about Dave’s blog: ‘Aired Out’ podcast guest[…]

Dave’s blog: What I shoot with

This video is a non-techie review of the camera I use for principal shooting, Panasonic’s AV-DVX200. The idea is not to bore you with a bunch of specifications and jargon, but explain what kind of a camera it is, and why I think it’s the best tool for Capture. More blog posts at davecaptures.com.

Dave’s blog: Tuning in “Late Night Radio”

Here’s a clip from the cutting room floor of a shoot we did on Sunday. The dancer is Andie Asacker, creative director of Dream City Dance, and the space she’s moving through is the town hall of Worcester, Vermont. The project we’ve set out to do is a video that sets a composition by three Read more about Dave’s blog: Tuning in “Late Night Radio”[…]