When I got my DSLR a couple of years ago, little did I know the life change that would occur.
I bought a Canon DSLR that also shot HD video, mostly for Microstock. I really needed experience in using it, so I signed up to do a 48 Hour Film Festival. Based on the work I did for that, I got hired to shoot a few local commercials and invited to participate in several short films.
And then, based on all of that work, I was hired as Director of Photography to shoot a feature film. And then back to the 48 Hour Film Festival.
I was laid-off from my day job as a web developer in 2010, so the extra money was helpful while I collected unemployment and looked for another web developer job. I even dabbled a bit in professional photography, doing senior photos, family photos, etc..... [ Read more...