27 05, 2016

Finance: Considering your options

By |2017-07-17T14:33:06+00:00May 27th, 2016|Categories: Broadcast, In the Press, News, Photography, Technology|Tags: , , , |

As a freelance cameraman working on varied productions, you need to be sure you always have the right kit for the job.  Acquiring the latest equipment is a necessity, not a luxury; the difficulty is being certain you will be able to manage the cost. How can a freelancer be sure he can finance [...]

23 05, 2016

GTC Awards 2016

By |2017-07-17T14:33:06+00:00May 23rd, 2016|Categories: Broadcast, In the Press, News, Photography, Technology|Tags: , , , |

The annual Guild Of Television Cameramen ( GTC ) Open Day and AGM was held recently in the Oxfordshire countryside on a sunny Sunday. It’s a while since I’ve attended one, and the welcome was as warm and friendly as it always has been. Organisations like these must be incredibly useful for freelance camera operators, [...]

11 04, 2016

BVE 2016: Resolute over resolution

By |2016-04-11T11:20:09+00:00April 11th, 2016|Categories: AV, Broadcast, In the Press, News, Technology|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

According to an industry think-tank, the end of 2017 will see the tipping point for UHD in the UK. But, ask the people working on the frontline, and that picture is not so cialis generic clear, reveals Peter Savage. As we approach NAB, talk will once online eczane cialis again return to the thorny subject [...]

29 03, 2016

The Photography Show Review

By |2017-07-17T14:33:06+00:00March 29th, 2016|Categories: Broadcast, In the Press, Lighting, Photography, Technology|

Having just returned from The Photography Show (TPS) it was interesting to compare and contrast it with the video equivalent, BVE, and to see the cross-over in products and services offerings. It was my first visit back to the UK’s leading photo show in nearly 20 years, when it was called Focus, having spent the [...]

21 03, 2016

BVE 2016: Raising the bar

By |2017-07-17T14:33:06+00:00March 21st, 2016|Categories: AV, Blog, Broadcast, Lighting, News, Photography, Sound, Technology|

Azule’s Peter Savage managed to drag himself away from his countless BVE meetings (and the show bar) for long enough to discover that ‘easy-to-use’ was the tipple of choice at this year’s show. Trade shows are funny things. When you arrange a lot of meetings, it is quite easy to spend an entire week at [...]

1 03, 2016

The dust is settling on another BVE

By |2017-07-17T14:33:06+00:00March 1st, 2016|Categories: Blog, Broadcast, News, Technology|Tags: , , , , , |

The dust is settling on another BVE; my first day back in the finance game after 3 great years managing the WTS sales operation. So trying to gain some perspective on the value of the show is interesting. Attendee numbers were apparently similar to last year, and although I'm always fairly sceptical of the official [...]

12 11, 2014

Why Use Asset Finance for Software Projects?

By |2017-07-17T14:33:07+00:00November 12th, 2014|Categories: Blog, Technology|Tags: |

When thinking about asset finance, one often assumes tangible assets such as  cameras, lenses, lighting, and speakers; few know that it is also applicable to software. Indeed, why should there be a difference? Business asset finance is available to anyone who uses assets hard or soft to earn their living. In industries such as post-production, [...]