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 give back, Parkinson has decided to give all profits from the book to the Rory Peck Trust – a group dedicated to supporting journalism freelancers.

I’ve written Camera Confidential to help people who shoot. It’s the book I wish somebody had handed me as a fresh faced twenty-five year old jumping on a plane for my first foreign assignment. Sections include: breaking into the industry, how to pack your kit, how to fill out customs paperwork, what to carry in a warzone, how to operate in extreme weather, how to shoot interviews and pieces to camera and advice on writing scripts and story-telling.

Check it out here…