Raleigh-based Camera Operator/DP. I specialize in gimbal operation for commercial filmmaking. An Army infantry veteran with all-day energy, I can get it done solo or as a team player!


11/22 – 11/22

Camera Operator (Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K) One Last Chance

Film (Short) — Big Bam Productions Details
11/22 – 11/22

I built and operated the camera systems (BMPCC 6K with Xeen lenses) for handheld, gimbal (DJI RS2) with Easyrig, and sticks shots; worked with the director and gaffer to plan, frame, and execute compound movements with the gimbal in confined spaces; worked with actors and grips to block and move diffusion rigs outdoors during moving shots; executed running and tracking shots on gimbal.

11/22 – 11/22

First Assistant Camera VJI Documentary (Untitled)

Film (Short) — Diesel Jack Media Details
11/22 – 11/22

I built the camera systems (Canon C70, Canon C300) for handheld, Dana Dolly, and sticks shots; built and operated wireless monitoring systems (Hollyland, Atomos, SmallHD) for director and focus pullers; pulled focus for a variety of shot types; changed batteries and lenses; managed battery supply for A and B cam, monitors, and hand units with 6 battery types; managed media and gear.

10/22 – 10/22

Camera Operator (Canon C70) Elements Studio - Chaddock Furniture Showroom Walkthrough

Chaddock Home — Advertising — Elements Studio Details
10/22 – 10/22

I operated the Canon C70 with L-series 24-105 lens on a DJI RS2 gimbal and Easyrig system with Sennheiser eW-series lav mic to film a walkthrough tour of a furniture showroom with the furniture designer. This included face-to-camera walk-and-talk shots with careful movements to capture furniture and avoid reflections in many mirrors, as well as individual close-ups of all furniture and details mentioned.

10/22 – 10/22

Camera Operator (Canon C300) High Point Furniture Awards Ceremony

Global Live Stream — Live/Special Event — Elements Studio Details
10/22 – 10/22

I built and operated a Canon C300 rig on sticks and Spider Pod with SDI output to a live switchboard. I tracked presenters, speakers, and award recipients as they moved across stage and from the audience, and I pulled focus simultaneously.

10/22 – 10/22

Drone Operator Fall Foliage–Greensboro College

Corporate — Elements Studio Details
10/22 – 10/22

I operated the DJI Mavic 3 to capture a variety of shots showing the beautiful fall foliage at Greensboro College and highlighting the college's proximity to downtown Greensboro. These included sweeping parallaxes, reveals, push-ins through falling leaves, rises, compound movements, and even a hawk chase.

9/22 – 9/22

Second Assistant Camera Tomorrow

Film (Short) — Edison Studios Details
9/22 – 9/22

I built the camera systems (ARRI Alexa) for handheld, Dana Dolly, and sticks shots; built and operated Teradek/monitor systems for the 1st AC and director; marked and operated the slate; changed batteries and lenses; and assisted with on-set responsibilities from gear and media management to simple equipment hauling.

9/22 – 9/22

Director of Photography (DP) (Canon C70) Citizen Studios commercial

Citizen Studios — Advertising — Citizen Studios Details
9/22 – 9/22

I worked with the gaffer and production team to design and light multiple convincing sets inside a studio, including a photography session, film set, table read, wedding and wedding reception, and a coffee shop. I then operated the Canon C70 on sliders and RS2 gimbal to frame and capture shots using complicated camera movements to coordinate with multiple actors.

9/22 – 9/22

Camera Operator (Canon C70) Citizen Studios commercial

Citizen Studios — Advertising — Citizen Studios Details
9/22 – 9/22

I operated the Canon C70 using a slider, dolly, and Ronin RS2 gimbal to frame and execute complicated moving shots of a photography session, staged film set, table read, staged wedding, coffee shop, and more for an ad for a new studio in Wilmington, NC.

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  • Ethnicity: White or Caucasian
  • Gender: Man
  • Military/Veteran


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My Gear

  • Lighting Kit
  • Teleprompter
  • Sennheiser MKE 600 Shotgun Microphone
  • Xeen Cine Lenses
  • Canon C70
  • DJI Ronin RS2
  • Sennheiser EW 112P G4 Wireless Lav Mic Kit


  • Cinematography
  • Camera Operation
  • Gimbal Operation
  • Keeping Clients Smiling
  • Organic Interviews