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Blog about video production and post-production

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Protecting media assets for editing

Ensuring a safe post-production workflow Protecting media assets for video production and post-production is key to ensuring a safe and hassle-free workflow. As a BBC trained video editor and with over 15 years’ experience of editing, I have gained a detailed knowledge of best practices...

London Cameraman Julian Langham looking up through the camera top mounted monitor

Cameraman filming a corporate webinar

Flying out to film a corporate webinar I was recently was booked as a cameraman to film a series of ‘live’ webinars, across different time zones, for a corporate client, which was based in Rotterdam. Those of us in the technical crew flew out to...

Filming and editing. Camera mounted on a slider films a row of red rose petals laid on a white light box

Videographer filming and editing kit update

Recent video production equipment purchases Filming and editing as a videographer based in London I’ve recently invested in some new additional camera and post-production kit. These new purchases help me to ensure that I can continue to improve the production value of my videos and...

Director of Photography side profile of Julian adjusting a tripod handle with a large LCD monitor view of the clapper board action behind him

Director of Photography filming a short studio based film

Filming a short film at Elephant Studios I was recently booked to work as the Director of Photography on an art house short film. It was to be filmed at the London South Bank University’s (LSBU) newly installed Elephant Studios. With over 15 years experience of...

Quote for video production. Julian kneeling down adjusting the settings of his radio microphones

Requesting a quote for video production and editing

12 questions to help estimate a quote for video production When requesting a quote for video production and editing for your proposed project, there are 12 important questions you should first consider as the answers will have a bearing on the pricing of any estimate...

Samyang prime lenses. Photograph of five lenses

Filming kit now includes a set of five Samyang prime lenses

Videographer filming kit update Samyang prime lenses and a Metabones speed booster are the latest acquisitions to my filming kit. I frequently update my filming and editing kit so that I can continue to enhance the quality of my video production and post-production commissions. Samyang prime lenses...

Filming a panel debate. Seven panel guests sitting on separate chairs on stage

Filming a panel debate discussion

Panel debate video production Filming a panel debate allows the later editing of the discussion with multiple camera angles and the sharing of various length versions. Video production commission Digital Drama, a multi-media production company, commissioned me to film and edit a panel discussion, which...

Filming at the BBC studios in Maida Vale. Julian checks his radio mic menu settings whilst monitoring the sound with a pair of headphones as the choir rehearse in Maida Vale studio 3

Filming at the BBC studios in Maida Vale

Filming a live BBC Radio 2 performance Filming at the BBC studios in Maida Vale required some advance planning to ensure that the project went smoothly. I was fortunate to be awarded a commission by the well-known Soul Sanctuary Gospel Choir to create a showreel...