Digging through my archives I have a lot of unpublished work some good lots thats bad. I always have found I’m very selective about the work that I put out leaving remains that never get published either moving to newer work or at the moment needing time to examine it. I think this is important
Back in April I started shooting what is turning into a photo project documenting an area that for a long time has seemed forgotten in my hometown. It was mostly me just venturing out and shooting with a recently acquired Mamiya M645 1000’S Medium Format camera. What led me to medium format was that last
This is the story of a Business in small rural town in Alabama among a global pandemic.
Before the global pandemic I took a trip to DC to stay with family and had another planned that didn’t happen these are some of the photos I took. Photo Zine is Now Available
A look at a documentary I’m currently shooting on Alabama hot sauce company Alabama Sunshine.
A look back at some of my projects In 2018.
Recently I was in Huntsville while I was there I shot some footage of the Space and Rocket Center met Dustin Sandlin one of my favorite YouTubers from the Channel Smarter Every Day. I also captured a timelapse of the moon passing over the rocket that brought us there. When I set up to capture it
Vegas Nights Recently I traveled to Las Vegas for NAB 2018 met a ton of awesome people learned a ton got kicked out of Fremont Street for shooting without a permit had a woman offer me the “hangover experience” on my way back to my hotel In what I’m calling an extremely sketchy situation. After that, a quick
Recently was in Las Vegas for NAB 2018. During that trip, I learned a ton met a lot of awesome people and shot a lot of footage. Like last year I got to meet a lot of people I’ve been watching and learning from for years. One of those was Ryan Connolly from Filmroit https://www.instagram.com/p/BhYCgfmHv17/?taken-by=scottgravlee
Recently I was contacted to shoot some photos for a local artist friends website. While to primary reason was to shoot photos I figured this was great opportunity to shoot some video for potential stock footage and for use on his website. Overall am pretty happy with what I captured that day. I will have more
2017 was a busy year here are some of the highlights.
Recently I went hiking on some new property that my Dad bought. This was great opportunity to not only shoot some stock footage similar to another batch of stuff I shot it was also a great opportunity to test out a new lens I picked up on eBay. (70-210 Sigma APO Manual Focus for Minolta MD
Finally getting around to sending my backlog of 35mm film to get processed and scanned. I’ve got a ton equaling almost a whole years of shooting packed into a small shelf in a refrigerator. My problem was the film kept piling up but I wasn’t processing it. Sometimes taking a whole month or more just
Saturday I went birding with some members of the Birmingham Audubon Society. unfortunately it started raining towards the end of the day. I would have liked to shoot more photos still overall happy with what I shot. A lens longer than 200mm would have been nice. [flickr_set id=”72157684064121455″]
Among my kinda people Recently I traveled to Las Vegas for NAB While I was there I spent a good portion of my time shooting long exposure time lapses. Living in a small town it’s not something I get to shoot a ton of unless there is a parade coming thru town. So I know
Every year the National Association of Broadcasters has a show in Las Vegas where companies show of the latest gear for broadcasting and filmmaking. 2017 marked the first time I went to NAB. I’ve been to another video expo in California twice DV Expo (Now Next Video Expo) nothing compares in size to NAB (well,
An artist group I’m in has been teaching art in local schools. I was asked at a recent meeting if I would take some more photos for social media. Here is what I shot. [flickr_set id=”72157679454132876″]
A few years Ago I shot a cowboy mounted shooting event. This was early when I was learning photography and way before I owned a copy of Lightroom. Never getting around to editing the photos they sat untouched for years. At the time for any editing I was using the app that came with my
Starting the new year with a new camera. Disclaimer: I love getting new gear that being said people often make it about gear rather than learning and using what they already have. Do you really need to get that new camera? For me, that answer was yes. For a number of months now I have
I’ve posted before about Instagram video. I found it’s a great tool for showing of my work. Recently leading to the possibility of work shooting video for a musicians social media. After I create a new project I’ll post a segment from it to Instagram. Lately It’s been concert stuff. I’m finding this is the