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[Gear In Review Podcast] GIR28 – When to Ask a Pro


In this episode we address the question…. “When should you call a pro?”. If you are a marketing coordinator or a public relations professional, you have probably asked when to use your iPhone or when to get the professionals to help you with your video or content project. We help define the line between doing it yourself and bringing in a specialized pro.

[Intersection Podcast] Episode 028: Sister Norma

It is one thing to say we have passion and the heart to love all of God’s people. It is another to actively live this out in our daily lives. But one woman not only believes this to her core, she lives it everyday of her life. Sister Norma Pimentel is probably one of the most inspiration women I have ever met.

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[Gear In Review Podcast] GIR27 – Monopod vs. Tripod


Tripods, monopods, and stabilization…what do you do to make sure your shot is rock solid no matter the situation. In this episode, we discuss the differences between monopods and tripods and where we use this tools everyday in our world of production and content collection. Join us for a fun episode!

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[Intersection Podcast] Episode 027: Finding Respite – Trip from Guatemala to USA

Kimberly's story walking to the US from Guatemala

It is February 7, 2017 and we find ourselves in the Catholic Charities Humanitarian Respite Center…right downtown McAllen, Texas. McAllen is the largest city in Hidalgo County, Texas, and the twenty-second most populous city in Texas. It is located at the southern tip of the state in the Rio Grande Valley. McAllen, Texas has the largest immigration processing center in the United States

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[Gear In Review Podcast] GIR26 – Quick, Portable Camera Bag


If you have been listening to this podcast, you will remember the first full episode (GIR1 – What’s in your tool bag) where we talk about what is in the tool bag. As productions change and the year moves along, that tool bag evolves. This episode we are reviewing how I have changed this tool bag and some of the new gadgets I have that are integral for our content creation workflows.

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[Intersection Podcast] Episode 026: Walking Humbly

Ministering at the corner of Boulevard Baptist Church and the world is a big statement for a church that has a congregation of roughly 500 people in Anderson, SC. Ellen Sechrest truly believes in this statement fundamentally and each day seeks more missional ways to carry out that goal at Boulevard Baptist Church. 

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[Gear In Review Podcast] GIR25 – Canon EOS R vs. M50


In these next few episodes, we are focusing on professional photography, videography, and content collection gear. This week’s podcast is focusing on the newly released Canon EOS R  versus the Canon M50; both full frame, mirrorless cameras. Join us as we take a deeper dive into the user experience, work flows, and what we found using these camera on both professional videography and photography sessions.

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[Intersection Podcast] Episode 025: Santa Claus – Charlie Jordan

Santa Clause and Rosebud

I just believe…don’t you? It’s that time of the year where kids can be kids and so can us little adults. We just can’t hold it back, admit it…you get a little a little giddy when see jolly ole Kris Kringle. You have the yearning to go crawl up in his lap and share your greatest wish, each and every holiday season.

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[Gear In Review Podcast] GIR24 – Canon EOS R vs. 5Dmkiv


In these next few episodes, we are focusing on professional photography, videography, and content collection gear. This week’s podcast is focusing on the newly released Canon EOS R versus the Canon 5Dmkiv, both full frame cameras. Join us as we take a deeper dive into the user experience, work flows, and what we found using these camera on both professional videography and photography sessions.

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[Intersection Podcast] Episode 024: Desert Reporter (Part Two) – Morgan Loew

Morgan Loew interviewing Vicente Fox

In 2006, I was working for the WCNC-TV Investigative Unit in Charlotte, NC. I was part of the team sent to the U.S.–Mexico border in Arizona in the hopes to find people migrating to the Carolinas. I was sent with the team because I knew the land, the people, and how to navigate the bureaucratic monster called “The Wall”.

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[Gear In Review Podcast] GIR23 – Canon EOS R


In these next few episodes, we are focusing on professional photography, videography, and content collection gear. This week’s podcast is focusing on the Canon EOS M50 (4K video). We reviewed this camera in Episode 13, right after it was released. Now we have taken more time to get to know this little camera and found many professional use cases in our daily production shoots and personal lives.

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[Gear In Review Podcast] GIR22 – Professional Media Storage


In these next few episodes, we are focusing on professional photography, videography, and content collection gear. This week’s podcast is focusing on professional media storage, hard drives, and workflows to manage your media. We reviewed portable hard drives in Episode 7, and now we are diving further into content management for HD, 4K, and large RAW image files.

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[Gear In Review Podcast] GIR21 – Canon EOS M50 Update

In these next few episodes, we are focusing on professional photography, videography, and content collection gear. This week’s podcast is focusing on the Canon EOS M50 (4K video). We reviewed this camera in Episode 13, right after it was released. Now we have taken more time to get to know this little camera and found many professional use cases in our daily production shoots and personal lives. We do a slight comparison between this camera and two other DSLRs, specifically the Canon EOS 5D mkiii (HD video) and the Canon EOS 5D mkiv (4k video). All three are great video capture tools tools great for any production and content collection teams, but we take a deeper dive into the user experience and where we find one is more useful than the other.

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