Today was a great day! I was asked to take a break from my normal Assistant Editor duties, grab a camera and meet our small crew (DP and Audio Mixer) in Zucotti Park to shoot some live events unfolding. So I got paid to videotape literally 1 to 4 feet away from Tom Morello for his entire acoustic set at OWS! Got some great shots! We shot on a Canon 5D and a GoPro. The GoPro is cool, cause it’s like an HD spycam. Shoots 1080p, but fits in the palm of my hand. Most important thing is … my boss is VERY happy that we got a lot of great shots. And seeing Tom perform live and up close was AWESOME! Tom truly boosted the energy of the crowd in a good way. Thanks Tom.
Here are some still frames of footage that I shot today at OWS.