Freelance videographer London
Having worked as a freelance videographer London for over ten years, I am adept at ensuring I capture the best quality content for any given environment. I am friendly, resourceful and BBC trained in production and post-production. View my video production portfolio to see the diverse range of film and video projects that I have produced, filmed and edited.
Film and video production
Some recent examples of work that I have delivered include working as an editing cameraman, managing event videography, working for my clients as a marketing videographer, providing social media marketing campaigns including working as an Instagram filmmaker.
Cameraman and video editor
Using the latest 4K UHD cameras, I film live events, interviews, performances, presentations, promotional footage, films for broadcast, social media and websites. In addition to my camerawork skills, I’m confident at making the most of the available lighting conditions or setting up suitable artificial lighting. In addition, I have over ten years of experience in recording contributor sound, sync sound and atmosphere audio tracks using a variety of microphones in a wide range of environments.
Using my well-tuned storytelling skills, I am adept at telling stories that help engage viewers and raise awareness of particular topics. My video production storytelling experience includes short-form promotional video content for my clients’ online sites and social media channels and longer for documentaries and films for festivals.
Previous clients have recommended me as a freelance videographer for my excellent people skills. I have worked with artists, directors, CEOs, celebrities, volunteers, ex-offenders and young people. Please read my testimonials for recommendations from some of my previous clients.
My common sense and wide-ranging practical skills ensure that as a freelance videographer London I can manage surprising and challenging environments. Experienced in managing any video production or filming on my initiative, I am also comfortable being directed and working as part of a crew. As a result, I am always able to offer various creative options for any film or video production environment.
Videography filming kit
I have many years of experience filming with a wide range of makes and models of cameras. My current owned kit includes four Lumix mirrorless cameras, including the GH5 and GH5S filming 10-bit 4:2:2 at 4K, UHD or HD resolutions.
My zoom and prime lens collection include Samyang prime kit with Canon FD mounts consisting of 14mm t3.1, 24mm t1.5, 35mm t1.5, 50mm t1.5, 80mm t1.5. To mount these on my micro four-thirds cameras, I use a Metabones Speedbooster XL 0.64. Olympus 7-14mm f2.8 PRO, Olympus 40-150mm f2.8 PRO, Olympus MC-14 1.4 x teleconverter, Olympus 60mm f2.8 macro, Olympus 9-18mm, Lecia 12-60mm, SLR magic 50mm f0.95 Hyperprime, Voigtlaender 25mm f0.95, as well as additional Lumix zoom lenses and a range of filters.
Sound recording equipment:
My selection of Sennheiser microphones includes two radio transmitter-receivers, a ME-66 highly directional microphone, an XLR cable connected lavalier microphone, a Sennheiser camera top-mounted microphone, a Rode NT4 stereo mic, Sanken COS-11 and Tram TR-50 lavalier microphones. In addition, I offer 4-track 24-bit audio recordings with my Tascam DR-701D.
My range of camera grip includes a gimbal, 2 x large Manfrotto tripods, 2 x Miller tripods (with fluid heads), Manfrotto monopod, 2 x Benbo lightweight travel tripods, Lecia table tripod. I also have a wide range of additional brackets, stands and supports for mounting camera equipment on different equipment in various environments.
Camera motion kit:
My kit that adds motion includes a Cinevate Duzi v3 32” slider with all-terrain legs and gripper arm, Syrp Genie Mini II camera motion unit with turntable, Syrp linear motor for perfectly smooth linear motion, a DJI RS2 gimbal and a Manfrotto fig-rig.
A wide range of LED lighting for interviews and detail work. 2 x Felloni panels, each with a softbox and grid. 2 x Dedo LED bicolour spotlights with GOBO projector set. A selection of high CRI small LED lights, including 3 x Aputure LED panels.
Vision and exposure monitoring:
Atomos LCD monitoring panel with 10-bit 4:2:2 HDMI to ProRes/Avid DNxHD recording and playback. Cine Meter II and Luxi light meter.
Videographer additional kit:
I am happy to manage and book any other cameras, lenses, grip or lighting kit. Quotes for any additional hired equipment are available on request.
From my Central London base in Lambeth SE11 (closest tube Vauxhall), I offer my skills as a freelance videographer in London, across the UK and Europe. Please get in touch if you have any questions or if you would like to commission my videographer skills and services.