Category Archive: film making

rocky mountain np // motion

For fun, I decided to make a short video of some of my time-lapses and motion captures from the trip. And yes, I just had to sneak some marmots in for a cameo… Continue reading

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canon 17-40 f/4L // review

Okay, so I’m going to embark on a journey through territory that is quite new to this blog… reviewing gear. I’ve been asked by a few folks to give my thoughts on new… Continue reading

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brazos bend | where the wild things are

If you’ve visited this blog more than once, you probably know that I love Brazos Bend State Park.  And I LOVE alligators.  Strange, I know. But an interesting new development from this last… Continue reading

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lake hudson | time lapse

A few weeks ago we went to my cousin’s cabin on Lake Hudson in Oklahoma. It was a wonderful time to relive warm childhood memories, and help create new impressions with our little… Continue reading

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a real vacation

i travel a lot.  but it would be a bit of a stretch to say that my traveling is “vacation”. it’s not that i don’t enjoy the destinations, or have real moments of… Continue reading

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yann, not yanni

my favorite french musician, yann tiersen, came to dallas (of all places) a few weeks ago. he is best known for composing the amelie soundtrack, but his repertoire is comprehensive and complex. tiersen… Continue reading

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january fan, july flame

note:  i’m really excited about this post for a few reasons:  first, because i’ve been trying to finish it for a month, so it will be nice to have it done.  second, i… Continue reading

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now that it’s Christmas time!!

to me, there is nothing better than Christmas time with the family… we spent the morning with the family in dallas… then we all headed down to austin to spend the rest of… Continue reading

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bear encounter: proof

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july, july

july has started on a high note for me. i went to austin for the fourth, to spend time with my brother, sister, mom, sister-in-law, brother-in-law, my niece, and all three of my… Continue reading

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…last week in wyoming…

one of my first, and best, friends when i lived in wyoming was kim.  she recently got married and had a gorgeous little girl, kate.  first thing’s first… i had to go see… Continue reading

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we are the swarm

unfortunately, i wasn’t able to make it down to austin last week for sxsw.  however, all was not lost.  dallas reaps some of the benefits of south-by simply due to proximity.  so, when… Continue reading

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up on a mountain

here’s a quick preview of a new film i’ve been working on called the mountain.  just like the other short films, it’s basically just moving versions of my landscape/ nature imagery, put to… Continue reading

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telluride

to me, experiencing winter in the mountains is like breathing for the first time.  though i don’t remember my first breath, per se, i can imagine how bittersweet it must have been. last… Continue reading

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white rock lake

i shot a new film recently.  and though i am still learning adobe after effects and final cut pro, i can’t help but edit and put these things together to share with all… Continue reading

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snow day

i bought a new camera the other day.  it was a very exciting day, because along with shooting stills, it can capture 1080 hd video.   since i was little, i have wanted… Continue reading

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