Category: Tom’s Video Experiences

  Celebrating our 10th anniversary at Fireside Production not only gets us excited about the next ten years but also provides a chance to reflect on the past.  What strikes me from a production standpoint is just how much things have … Continue reading

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In sports, you may hear of an athlete and his or her ceiling.  This is a common reference often used regarding young athletes and their perceived potential.  If we were to use this description in the professional world, where would your ceiling be?  If you … Continue reading

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Yes… I am an NFL fan!  This is the time of year when many coaching changes happen in the NFL and this year, my favorite team – the mighty Denver Broncos – made a change as well.  Thankfully, this is not a … Continue reading

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In the early years of my video production journey, there were countless times that I’d hit a project-halting snag simply because I did not know how to accomplish a task.  Often, these roadblocks occurred during the late hours of the night and … Continue reading

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The most fulfilling part of being a videographer to me is the journey.  No, I don’t mean the occasional trip to an out-of-state location but rather the entire journey itself and the quest to constantly get better at the craft.  … Continue reading

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Football season is here! So why not tie a football analogy into video production?  One of the hot trends in the NFL is the Hurry Up Offense. This style of play eliminates the huddle on offense, having the Quarterback call … Continue reading

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From time to time, here at Fireside Production we get a request to shoot professional still shots while we are on a video shoot. The answer is always very simple… well, no. While there are some similarities between the two crafts, they are really completely different. This has been more evident as I have ventured into the new world of capturing video on DSLRs. Continue reading

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One of the most important parts of my job is the first-cut viewing with our Fireside Production Clients.  This is one of the more exciting steps in production process.  This is where I really want to showcase the video but getting that … Continue reading

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Being a small business owner is not only one of the greatest challenges I have ever embarked on (being a parent is right up there too), but it is also one of the most fulfilling experiences.  There have been many lessons … Continue reading

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In the world of video, a lot has changed and I mean drastically changed.  The technological advances have been astounding, which has not only benefited the professional but given the consumer a chance to play as well.  The lines between … Continue reading

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