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How I became a journalist

How I became a journalist

I’ve been asked too many times to count about how I initially became a journalist. It’s a long story with many twists and turns. Rather than tell it verbally, I thought it was fitting for me as a video journalist, to tell the story using my everyday tools. So, I created this video to answer […]

#VLOGVEMBER: “Make all the things”

#VLOGVEMBER: “Make all the things”

It was a single tweet that got my attention. positively the smartest, most inventive body of work on YouTube. just brilliant. I truly mean that – start on day 1 https://t.co/BTR2t1cRCV — Casey Neistat (@CaseyNeistat) December 1, 2015 Casey is the creator of many viral YouTube hits and has more than one million subscribers to […]

Me, me, me

Me, me, me

A Redditor recently put out an offer to create images of other people for free so he could expand his portfolio. I said ‘yes please’ and you can see the result below or on my main Twitter account. And, my brother recently took this video of me standing at the bottom of Brisbane’s Jacobs Ladder […]

Panoramas

Panoramas

I probably love and appreciate the panorama function on the iPhone more than most people. Back in the early noughties I used to painstakingly stitch individual photos together using an early version of Photoshop. The results are far from perfect, but I thoroughly enjoyed the entire experience. Yes, Trevis is indeed wearing a Vanuatu island […]

798 art district, Beijing

798 art district, Beijing

I didn’t visit 798 on my first trip to Beijing. In fact, I didn’t even know it existed at that stage. That was was 2003. I was poking around the internet a couple of years later and came across two interesting things in Beijing. The first was a vast system of tunnels that had been […]

Dylan’s quest to illustrate everyone from The Wire

Dylan’s quest to illustrate everyone from The Wire

Dylan and first I crossed paths in Tokyo in 2004 or thereabouts. We worked together teaching conversational English and he quickly made a name for himself with the illustrations he used to complement his teaching. I loved looking through his sketch books that were filled with quirky pictures inspired by his travels in Japan. He […]

My video from Minami Sanriku

My video from Minami Sanriku

Earlier this year I wrote a story to accompany the above video about my quest to reconnect with some tsunami survivors and it gives all the background I wanted to share about this episode. However, in the article I did not go into much detail about the difficulty of doing such a video. Carrying all […]