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Learn Videography in 5 Days

Success!My first apprentice videographer completed a S$700 event videography job in 5 days. That was a real live assignment while learning on the job.There was a little cheating though. I was there guiding all the time. What do you expect! I am the mentor.This is my very first mentoring experience as a Videographer.Read more here...Videography Course - Learn Videography in 5 Days

Shooting Singapore Flyer with Sony HDR-FX7 High Definition Camcorder

Am I the first videographer to board the Singapore Flyer even before its opening?

I was just staring at the Singapore Flyer last week from the 46th storey of One Raffles Place, wondering how best to film the the whole observation wheel if they were to have fireworks there.
Strangely, the next moment, I was invited to board the giant ferris wheel for a videography assignment. The first thing that came in to my mind was to shoot in high definition, Full HD in HDV, using my Sony HDR-FX7 High Definition Camcorder.
To ensure I get the best shots during the 20-minute ride, I planned the shots way in advance. Studied the best London Eye commercial videos on the web. All I needed was my camcorder, wide angle lens, tripod and my must-shoot checklist. ND filter set to 2. No sound required.
21 January 2008, 10am: A bright sunny morning with passing clouds over Singapore Marina Bay.
The capsule climbed to the tip of the wheel and paused there for about 5 minutes for the photographers to snap away. The…