In 1993 I had left the Outer Banks and starting Snowboarding. I borrowed a Sony Betacam and took it to the coast for Hurricane Emily and also to Snowshoe WV to document the emerging sport of snowboarding. One of my first edits was “Riders on the Storm”
Discovering the BetaCam Format after shooting 3/4″ Video was amazing. Technology had upgraded picture quality and the newer cameras did not need a separate recording unit. The entire unit weighed in around 20 lbs and retailed for $60,000. Needless to say most videographers kept them on a Tripod and this limited the type of footage you would see. I liked to shoulder this beast and carry it around snowboarding.
Let me know if anyone needs some professional video footage for their business or for sports recruiting and analysis.
Here is a sports recruiting video I produced to help with College Scholarships:
Sherele Vossen is now working as a Basketball Instructor at the Total Athlete Indoor Training Center in Triadelphia.
This documentary is a great example of the quality programming that Beach TV brought to the Outer Banks. It was my personal goal to bring network quality documentaries to our viewers.
There are abundant historic stories to be told and I hope you have thirty minutes to watch this one. It is entertaining in a folksy way that true Outer Bankers will appreciate.
These are the true Aviation Pioneers of our lifetime. The First Flight Society recognizes Aviation Greats every year on Orville Wrights Birthday. I took the time to meet them and share their stories.
Pictured below are honoree’s Jeana Yeager and Dick Rutan at the Man Will Never Fly Banquet.
A VIDEO POSTCARD
Finding inspiration for an edit can come in many different ways. My first visit
to the beaches of Cleveland Ohio inspired me with its historic looks.
I looked for some old postcards that captured that feel. A “Video Postcard” seemed like the best way to showcase my water footage and skyline views from the beach. You never would expect this kind of beach by a city like Cleveland.
The city park at Edgewater Beach reminded me of South Beach with the Art Deco Architecture and like Southern California with the ethnic neighborhoods. There are all kinds of unique shops and eateries.
All in all it is quite a scene and well worth the visit. I can only imagine how strong the surf could be on a larger swell.
I had the pleasure of working with Sonny Miller and Ira Opper on Surfer Video Magazine. His career was amazing and he made the jump to hollywood and got to work on many major motion pictures.
This segment aired in an episode of Surfer Video Magazine on ESPN. I shot most of the footage and all of the interviews. Frontline Video and Film produced the series from 1987 to 1991.