Earlier this summer I was interested in an article on the EOSHD website to challenge the forum members of finding “the best cinematic quality for less than £200”. I had the thought of doing a “cheap camera challenge” myself so this came at a good time!Read More
Okay, I hold my hands up. I’m a bit of a gear nerd. Photography and Filmmaking, image creation in general is my passion, yet at the same time I enjoy the technical side just as much. I enjoy collecting and using equipment, old and new and love experimenting by changing and adapting the gear I use.
This blog post is a bit of a review marking a year of using the Panasonic Lumix GH5 in my professional video work.Read More
4K. It’s been a recent buzzword (buzzterm?) concerned with video in the last couple of years, but what exactly is it and what does it mean?
Here I aim to explain all as simply as possible and dispel a few myths about this Ultra High Definition video format.Read More
Well it’s that time again. Taking everything I have learned in the last 12 months, I am looking in to the New Year with some new aims and objectives. There are many things due to shift around and that is the reason for writing here about it…so let’s get right in to it!Read More
With Autumn beginning to show is colours, its coming close to that time of year where shows and exhibitions are taking place up and down the country for businesses to meet potential new clients and share what they have been up to during the Summer!
With that in mind, I thought I’d take this opportunity to let you know about some of the events we have confirmed to attend in the coming months.Read More
Dumfries Wedding Videography Blog
It's the height of wedding planning season and having filmed a number of weddings now for some wonderful couples and attended a good few wedding fairs, there were a number of questions I regularly received. This month's blog post aims to answer these frequently asked questions and dispel a few myths about my wedding videography packages.Read More
Timelapse Video Production in Scotland
In this month's blog post I dispel a few myths surrounding the eye-catching medium of timelapse photography and what it can mean for you when looking for a video production company to produce your next promo film.Read More
Dumfries Wedding Videography Blog
Planning and organising your wedding can be a very lengthy process. Its also one which can leave you some what bewildered, with so many small details to consider and with the many vendors to choose from. One vendor which should be very high up your list is a videographer.
Here are 5 reasons why you should book one for your wedding!Read More
Video Production in Scotland - 5 Ways to Use Video for your Business
Video is becoming increasingly more important in today's world for helping your business stand out and become more noticeable. It's now no longer enough for still images to do all the work in engaging your audience. Implementing a video strategy needn't be complex or time consuming with many options open to us now.
Here are 5 ways you can utilise video to help engage or broaden your audience for your business.Read More
This month it’s part 3 of Inside the Wedding Film. After capturing those unique moments on Wedding day, the story of how it unfolded comes alive in post production. I give a run down on the workflow involved.
Piecing together a wedding film isn't a particularly complex process, however the reoccurring theme of organisation is key to the post production too.Read More
As I gear up for my first solo season of Wedding Cinematography, I thought it would be great to bring you along for the journey and take a closer look into each stage of the process. "Inside the Wedding Film" is a new blog series with each update being posted on the first Wednesday of the month.Read More
My home town of Dumfries is no stranger to creative events which capture the public’s imagination, and the now annual Big Burns Supper festival is no exception.
The 9 day event is the world’s biggest Robert Burns Night celebration, with spectacular music, theatre and comedy shows taking place at various venues across the town.Read More
Video Production in Scotland - 4 Things to Consider for your Video Marketing
As with every form of marketing, smart business owners would ensure they see a positive return on investment (ROI) on any campaign costs, and with online video likely to account for 55% of web traffic this year, we put together this guide on key considerations for your video marketing or promotional film.Read More
Royalty Free music production is becoming increasingly important for videographers all over the world. With YouTube and other video streaming platforms now pulling the plug on commercial music being used unlicensed, Royalty Free is now the only way to go.Read More
Property Photographer in Dumfries, Scotland - Why good property photography matters.
How often have you flicked through property classifieds for your next family home or perhaps looked for a lovely country hotel to stay for a weekend getaway? What made you enquire and find out more? I can guarantee the photographs featured of the property were a deciding factor.Read More
Promotional Video Production in Dumfries
Branching out to producing corporate promotional films was something I had been yearning to do for some time here at Stage Two Imaging. Moving image media is a very powerful marketing tool when it comes to promoting your business so naturally I looked at how this could be a service worthwhile offering to potential clients.Read More
As a business specialising in Commercial and Editorial photography, we thought we’d bring you this short blog post explaining the differences between the two and how you can choose which style of imagery is best suited for you.