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10 Tips for Successful Live Video Broadcasting

A few months ago I worked on a fun job with local partner StormPort Productions directing a live performance by the renowned Jewish choir Zamir Chorale of Boston. If you follow my work you’ll know that a lot of it focusses on the sailing industry, so anytime I get a chance to do something new and different, I’m […]

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The Newport Harbor Treatment: Baldwin Cup 2015

In April I spent an amazing weekend at Newport Harbor Yacht Club in Newport Beach, CA! I was there to put together daily videos for their annual Baldwin Cup, an adult team race sailed in Harbor 20’s that attracts some of the country’s best team racers. It’s an invitational event between yacht clubs and holds no international […]

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Where to put a GoPro on your dinghy while sailing

I got a great question this week from 420 sailor Renee Torie and I thought I’d share my answer with the world. What is the best spot to mount a GoPro on a dinghy like a 420 or an FJ? The cleanest solution I’ve found is to get a tripod mount for the GoPro and […]

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CLP Shows off Animation in ICSA All American Awards Video

I produced a video for College Sailing to announce their All American awards this year. The live stream was a bit of a mess as I was still editing right up until airtime, but I think the video came out pretty well: You’ll notice each sailor has his or her own animated graphic and head shot […]

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Junior Safety at Sea

I got a fun surprise on Tuesday when US SAILING called to ask me to shoot for a day in Newport. The US SAILING President’s Club, as part of its yearly charitable support, wanted to do a promotional video for Storm Trysail Foundation’s Jr. Safety at Sea Seminar. I enjoyed a beautiful day on the […]

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Shooting Zombies Never Goes Out of Season

I’m so pleased to share with you my first non-sailing-specific video since starting Chris Love Productions, that I’m posting it 8 months early: Zombie Obstacle Course! This short promo video for Dane’s Body Shop and the Austin gym’s most awesome idea ever, a Zombie Obstacle Course, was the brainchild of my friend Chad “Hey Chad” Owen, […]

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New YouTube Channel Design a Great Tool for Video Producers

In case you haven’t seen it, YouTube overhauled their site design last week.  I don’t know what you think, (of course, feel free to comment with your opinion) but I think it looks great.  Even better, I found out today that channel owners have the option to update their channels with the new design.  For a […]

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Lesson Learned from CLP's Shaky First Shooting Gig: Stabilize

This is old news by now, but I just came across the finished product from my first video shoot since going solo: the Storm Trysail Club Junior Safety at Sea Seminar, with support from US SAILING, held in August at Sail Newport in Newport, RI. [UPDATE: just found the HD version on Youtube:) I didn’t […]

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College Sailing Live Broadcast Revisited

Here’s a post I’ve been meaning to put out all summer, but other (paying) work got me backed up so I’m just getting to it now.  Did you happen to catch my live production of the 2012 College Sailing Team Race National Championship?  Whether you did or you didn’t, here’s a little taste of what […]

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