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Interactive “where can I fly my drone” map

Here’s a basic, interactive map to help understand current drone “no-fly” locations…until the FAA can get their act together with a better, clear,…

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Camera Confidential: an insider’s guide to video journalism

Long-time friend of b-roll.net and BBC shooter,  Christian Parkinson always has good stories to tell. He shares his many travels in Africa for the Beeb… Now he’s put those great ideas down on paper – or virtual paper – in a new ebook called Camera Confidential: an insider’s guide to video journalism.But always wanting to […]

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Storm Lens Coverage| b-roll.net HACKS

Our favorite Kiwi, Stephen “Cameragod” Press, with another b-roll.net HACK. Basically, telling you to steal from your hotel… just leave the towels, robe and mini-bar alone!

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Be Careful Out There…

Be Careful Out There…

Miles O’Brien tells a frightening story that began with a cart of tumbling pelican cases.  My best to him and to all, be careful out there… Read it here…

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Help Me Teach Future Photogs…

Help Me Teach Future Photogs…

At its core, b-roll.net is about education. Hopefully the many tips and tricks found on this site have inspired a few photogs to try something new. At the very least, we’re a group who appreciates the good work found in our industry. I’ve decided to take that teaching spirit to the next level and become […]

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Help Out a Fellow Photog

Help Out a Fellow Photog

My Norfolk, VA buddy Ryan Beard is an exceptionally gifted shooter who went from studio camera, to news camera to production shooter. Not only does he have a great eye, he’s got a great heart – and a big smile for the folks around him. I was greatly disheartened to hear that he’s recently been […]

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The Bay Area Camera Thefts Are Getting Worse

The Bay Area Camera Thefts Are Getting Worse

From KRON4.com “Veteran KRON 4 reporter Jeff Bush and a private security guard were covering a story in San Francisco Friday evening when they were the targets of a hold-up. Two armed men demanded Jeff’s equipment. He immediately surrendered the equipment and took cover. Shots were fired by the security guard. One of the gunmen […]

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ImageJunkies Tells Us How to Deal with the Cold

ImageJunkies Tells Us How to Deal with the Cold

Long time friend of b-roll.net, Christian Parkinson is a BBC photog based in South Africa. His blog site, ImageJunkies is filled with amazing stories of international network shooting as well as the tips and tricks that come with it… As our weather here in DC starts to cool off, the fear of winter is creeping […]

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Sony PDWF800 XDCAM Camera for Rent in DC

Renting Sony PDWF800 XDCAM with full support equipment including Lights, HMI, Audio, Wireless, Stands, etc. I guarantee to beat any production house rental prices. Looking for 1 or 2 consistent clients in Washington, DC. Price is negotiable based on frequency of rental. Only qualified applicants need apply: -Professionals only -Must carry own Liability and Equipment […]

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Let the Voices in Your Head Guide Your Sports Coverage | b-roll.net HACKS

Let the Voices in Your Head Guide Your Sports Coverage | b-roll.net HACKS

Stephen Press joins us again with a little hack to help you on the sidelines.

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