"While we're on the subject of recording bands, what legal precautions do you take when shooting at a bar? Do you post a sign somewhere in the venue that says "You might be videotaped... etc." and is this enough to get away with…"
"I considered this a few years ago but got talked out of it by a real estate friend of mine. As you said, they don't particularly have a lot of money to spend on advertising and if they get results from a few digital stills they take themselves,…"
"One of the first weddings we did, my cameraman got a beautiful shot of the limo driving away and the bride and groom peering out the back window waving... shooter decided to jog after the car so he could hold the shot longer and totally wiped out on…"
"I'm an editing fiend! I don't particularly like being on set or on location so I have a crew to take care of that for me. They love to shoot and they are better at it than I am. I love to edit and I am better at it than they are. In the…"
"Anyone else in South Florida doing corporate work, commercials or music videos? I'd love to branch out from weddings as a shooter, even a crew member, not only to boost the income, but also for creative variety and a change of pace! While…"
Hang in there! I've just recently started getting some last minute phone calls "Hi...um... can you shoot my wedding? It's in four days..." I'm guessing 2010 will be the year of the last minutes scrambles.…"
"YES!!! It dropped off about 40%! And it was just barely keeping me ahead of the bills before! It's been rough! This year, I hooked up with a really aggressive marketing guy, and it seems to be turning around, but I'm not out of the weeds…"
"Same-sex weddings are legal here, so no issues in that regard. They're pretty much like shooting any other wedding, except you do have to take less for granted and make sure you sit with the couple beforehand and discuss what they are…"
I see Gordon borrowed from his teaching experience to offer input, but thought I'd do what I do best, say lots, with lots of words :-) and give you a bit more to chew on RE: your questions on bands, etc.
Welcome back to the grind. Hope you had a wonderfully rehabilitating vacation that soothed and relaxed, invigorated and jazzed you up for the return to civilization. :-) Will be interested in knowing your thoughts about the information offered on "bands." Be happy.
I am working on that marketing/production blog article about bands. Will also contain some excellent resource information if you want to go beyond my "simplicity, economy of effort, and affordability" approach. Soon...