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Hey ya'll, Ian Cresswell here from Nashville, TN in the USA. My work is split pretty evenly into three categories.

1. I'm a freelance camera operator, typically with an FS7 for ENG/TV/Commercial projects.

2. I'm a Part 107 Drone Pilot, been flying about 7 years and have owned/flown everything from a version 1 DJI Phantom also the way up to a big 30+ pound heavy lifter flying my RED Helium 8k. Here's a look at some of my drone stuff: 

 

3. I also work quite often as a 1st AC for a variety of projects. Setting up cameras (Alexa Mini's, Sony Venice, REDS, FS7s, etc etc) and pulling focus for everything from music videos, to feature films, to commercials, to web series, to tv shows, etc.

I really enjoy each of these 3 disciplines and love that every day is a little different. I've always been a big fan of the professional content, news, and reviews, on NewsShooter.com, and I look forward to the discussions here. Cheers!

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Hey everybody, I'm Slavik from USA, super excited that this is happening! I really like forums a lot more than keeping up with comments below blog posts - gives me something to check everyday and initiate new conversations that aren't related to a news story.

Looking forward to chatting with everyone!

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Hi, I’m Scott, From Atlanta, GA. I have been part of the Newsshooter team for ten years as a cameraman, editor and logistics planner. It has been an honor working with this outstanding team of professionals, and most of all, bringing all of you superb show coverage.

I look forward to contributing to the Newsshooter forums, and getting to know all of you!

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Hi, I'm Chris from Edmonton, Canada. I'm a former newspaper journalist that got into video when the whole "new media" thing was actually new.

Big Newsshooter fan, and I hope to see this forum grow.

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Hi everyone!

I'm looking forward to see where this forum leads us! Thank you Newsshooter for putting this together. And a HUGE thank you for the last ten years of intelligent and thorough content. Very much appreciated!

Jorin Hood

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Hello everyone, I'm Nez. I'm a London based Lighting Cameraman / Camera Operator (and historically occasional director/editor), and am also currently one of the moderators on these forums.

Looking forward to seeing how this grows and develops. Hoping it'll become a thriving community like some other existing forums (or even, better than them!), and follow the trend of the excellent quality of writing that can be found in Newsshooter articles!

I'm also on Twitter, possibly more than is healthy, here: https://twitter.com/watchvideosoul

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8 hours ago, Ian Cresswell said:

Hey ya'll, Ian Cresswell here from Nashville, TN in the USA. My work is split pretty evenly into three categories.

1. I'm a freelance camera operator, typically with an FS7 for ENG/TV/Commercial projects.

2. I'm a Part 107 Drone Pilot, been flying about 7 years and have owned/flown everything from a version 1 DJI Phantom also the way up to a big 30+ pound heavy lifter flying my RED Helium 8k. Here's a look at some of my drone stuff: 

 

3. I also work quite often as a 1st AC for a variety of projects. Setting up cameras (Alexa Mini's, Sony Venice, REDS, FS7s, etc etc) and pulling focus for everything from music videos, to feature films, to commercials, to web series, to tv shows, etc.

I really enjoy each of these 3 disciplines and love that every day is a little different. I've always been a big fan of the professional content, news, and reviews, on NewsShooter.com, and I look forward to the discussions here. Cheers!

Welcome to the forum Ian!

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Hello all, I'm Lee. In house DP and Studio manager for Google Developer Studio in the EMEA region. I have an unhealthy addiction to buying anamorphic scopes and vintage glass. 

Thank you Newsshooter for being a source of AAA news and reviews for so many years. Looking forward to this community continuing the the high standards for info and opinions.  

One of my last adventure before the lockdown

 

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Hi, this is Chris, British DP located in Berlin and normally shooting documentaries worldwide (hope that starts up again soon but not very optimistic at the moment) . Favourite shooting style - hand-held with my Amira, but also enjoy putting my Phantom 4 in the air and experimenting with 360° cameras.

Hope this will be a great platform for interaction with other cinematographers and filmmakers. And who knows, maybe there are enough Amira owners and/or operators out there to warrant our own section one day!

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Aloha News Shooter Community, 

I'm a long time Hawaii based lighting cameraman/director-editor shooting documentary and current affairs for networks from around the world via my production company Crew Hawaii Television. I'm currently shooting with the Sony FX9 and an assortment of other cameras/lenses. 

Looking forward to sharing ideas with the News Shooter community going forward!  

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Hi everyone

I'm Jonathan. I'm normally employed in education, taking photos and making films as well as social media management.

My photos look like this - https://flic.kr/s/aHsjzwBqhD and I make films like the one below.

The organisations I work for never have any budget (when it comes to me that is) so I make the photos and films with my kit which consists of a couple of Panasonic GX80's, a GoPro and a Zoom recorder etc.

I'm very much at the bottom end of the market compared to most I imagine... but enjoy helping others to create.

 

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Hello, I'm Jason.

I'm a freelance filmmaker based in London, UK.

I have a passion for cinematography and directing, but do enjoy all aspects of production, whether it's camera work, writing and/or editing. 

Looking forward to this new forum!

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Hey everyone! 

I'm a Kansas City based filmmaker working for a small ad agency. Been following NS for quite some time and stoked there's now a forum!

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Hi Everyone,

 

I'm Lee based in Brooklyn. I mainly shoot and edit stuff for non-profits, but do a bit of narrative stuff as well (web shorts). This is one of the few websites that I really "listen" to in terms of recommendations, and glad to see there's now a forum as well!

 

Stay healthy everyone 😀

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13 hours ago, Uchujin Films said:

Hi all. I'm Adrian, a UK based self shooting Director, Documentary DOP and motion graphics dabbler.

Great to see you here my friend!

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5 hours ago, Nezih said:

Hello everyone, I'm Nez. I'm a London based Lighting Cameraman / Camera Operator (and historically occasionally director/editor), and am also currently one of the moderators on these forums.

Looking forward to seeing how this grows and develops. Hoping it'll become a thriving community like some other existing forums (or even, better than them!), and follow the trend of the excellent quality of writing that can be found in Newsshooter articles!

Nezih is in the HOUSE!!!

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2 hours ago, Jason Dimopoulos said:

Hello, I'm Jason.

I'm a freelance filmmaker based in London, UK.

I have a passion for cinematography and directing, but do enjoy all aspects of production, whether it's camera work, writing and/or editing. 

Looking forward to this new forum!

Thanks for being a part of the community! 

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3 hours ago, Christopher Rowe said:

Hi, this is Chris, British DP located in Berlin and normally shooting documentaries worldwide (hope that starts up again soon but not very optimistic at the moment) . Favourite shooting style - hand-held with my Amira, but also enjoy putting my Phantom 4 in the air and experimenting with 360° cameras.

Hope this will be a great platform for interaction with other cinematographers and filmmakers. And who knows, maybe there are enough Amira owners and/or operators out there to warrant our own section one day!

Hi Chris and welcome to the forum!! 

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