Latest News on Training Schedule

We will depart May 23rd for eight weeks overseas returning July 18th. During that time we will teach six weeks of workshops to an estimated 125 students. One thing we did not take into consideration are the costs of COVID PCR tests. They have to be taken no more than 3 days before flight departure soContinue reading “Latest News on Training Schedule”

MobileTrain.co FREE online training COVID-19

MobileTrain.co FREE online training launched in response to COVID-19 crisis After looking at the future of Christian media training in the next three to five months we have developed MobileTrain.co in partnership with Global News Alliance.  MobileTrain.co is a website that manages no-charge self-paced courses with content very much like what was taught in our inContinue reading “MobileTrain.co FREE online training COVID-19”

Virtual Interview in Belize: COVID-19 and Church Lockdowns

Dan Henrich was on-air in the country of Belize yesterday. Henrich was interviewed by owner and manager Richard Smith of My Refuge Christian Ministries 93.7 and 100.5 FM in Belmopan, Belize. Belize is a Caribbean country just south of Mexico with a population about 450,000. “Belize is untouched by the COVID-19 as of now, butContinue reading “Virtual Interview in Belize: COVID-19 and Church Lockdowns”

Mini MoJo Kit

I wanted to take a moment to add the small version of the larger kit. Except for the monopod (which is part of the tripod in the larger kit.) I am using an old “fanny pack” which holds my @Moment Wide and Tele lens, the @IKMultimedia iRig microphone and the Grip and handle for my @ShoulderpodContinue reading “Mini MoJo Kit”

Mobile Journalism Kit @11.6lbs

Since I started using my iPhone to shoot narrative films I have started researching how equipment like stabilizers and lenses have been improving. Specifically, it is the introduction of a small Barcelona, Spain company called Shoulderpod (@shoulderpod) and what they are doing with their the great equipment and the Mobile Trainers World Catalog.

1st Post – A visit to the Kumbh Mela

This post will start a series of one of my visits to Haridwar in North India to take pictures of the largest Hindu pilgrimage in 2010: We started in the cold darkness to take a taxi from Dehra Dun in the northern state Uttarakhand to Haridwar, 35 miles away. The taxi delivered us to aContinue reading “1st Post – A visit to the Kumbh Mela”

2nd Post: The Hindu Pilgrims of the Kumbh Mela

The Indian government’s efforts to control what was supposed to be a million dippers today turned out to be unneeded. This Kumbh Mela was different from 12 years ago as luxury camps were set up and tour busses dropped off the wealthier folk right next to the Ganga River for their holy dip. Stockades were contructedContinue reading “2nd Post: The Hindu Pilgrims of the Kumbh Mela”

3rd Post: The Hindu Pilgrims of the Kumbh Mela

As we made our way back to the ghats or bathing areas I noticed strings of beads like dried and wrinkled apricots in many of the shops. JG told me they are Rudraksh seeds and are a charm against all sorts of sickness and evil. Most of these hanging were the fakes most Hindus wouldContinue reading “3rd Post: The Hindu Pilgrims of the Kumbh Mela”