Life, as we know, it has changed with COVID-19 quarantine. Most of us are at home in lockdown. Many people have been laid off. Churches everywhere are figuring out how to go online with Facebook Live, YouTube, etc. Education has changed to delivery online and Face to Face (F2F) education is put aside. Pundits areContinue reading “Online Courses to be offered in face of COVID-19”
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”
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.
Here is the kit I recommend for you using your own Smartphone. I recommend FilmicPro for image capture. Here is a demo video I prepared https://youtu.be/WcZCqNkARRg.
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”
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”
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”