Posts By Tara*

My DIY Spider Dolly!

So, I’m a bit behind on the posting front because I’ve been mired in pre-production for my short film that shoots in July. In fact, “The Lake” is the first film to be featured in the Tarakata Films production blog. You can find out more about the film at the following links: Find out moreRead… Read more »

A Chat with the Official White House Videographer

Arun Chaudhary, the first ever official White House Videographer and creator of West Wing Week, and Deputy Press Secretary Josh Earnest sat down with the host of Open for Questions on April 14th to talk about producing West Wing Week and shooting video for the White House. It’s a really interesting watch: Of course,Read… Read more »

Spotted: Childless Man with Diaper Bag!

Recently, my friend Francis Abbey let me in on a little secret. Although, he has no children (that he knows of!), he carries a diaper bag. He has found it to be a great way to carry his camera incognito. Fashion Faux Pas or Cool Camera Bag? ] After seeing how well Francis’ worked diaperRead… Read more »

Jar Openers as Follow Focus!?!

So, I ran across a post a few weeks ago that featured a video from Tony Carretti. He found these little jar openers that work beautifully as a follow focus. Here’s the video: And here’s the product: I couldn’t find them in our local Bed, Bath and Beyond, so I ordered some online. And thoseRead… Read more »