My idea behind my vlog was to treat the camera as if it was a looking glass into my experience. Rather than what you see on most vlogs today with people talking at the camera explaining the context and what’s going to be next. I allow the viewer to have their own experience while watching my vlog. I want them to have real life thought process happen when watching rather than spoon feeding them.
Why is my vlog different?
My vlogs provide an underlying message to each one that I end up doing which makes them different from the modern vlog. The modern vlog showcases the person’s life the viewer is watching which no benefit goes to the audience. In the vlog when I went to the Art Museum, I applied a message to that experience.
The message in my first vlog!
The artist that was on display that day was named Kaws. The exhibit was called “Where the End Starts.” I did not know this going into that day, but as soon as I saw that I felt that exhibit name would be my message. It’s so evident throughout the video. I had no idea where this day would take Anna and me but that’s the beauty about adventures. The adventure can only start when one takes it off the path that was planned.
My overall impressions ofvlogging…
I loved the experience of vlogging it allowed myself to try to capture the essence of the day into a message that I had to place in the purpose of the vlog. I believe when I do this with a certain place I get a certain attachment to that place. I have a more of an appreciation for the specific message that place taught me and it sticks with me when I return. The vlog definitely makes me a better filmmaker and a photographer for sure.
The main reason behind interviewing Ryan was due to that he is in the entertainment industry. The other reason is I have been friends with Ryan Johnson for about 6 years, and he is one of my best buddies. Ryan and I have done photoshoots, and he has even starred in my short film (Called ROBIN: Young Justice).
My ability to ask Ryan a question about something that he was passionate about was really awesome. He showed his drive for modeling and acting when I asked him about his “one path in life” question.
What were some struggles of the 1st Podcast?
I did not have that much fun when Ryan and I kept laughing in the Podcast, it made the editing a little harder in the end. Also one time we started the recording and I forgot to plug the mic in. But doing the interview with a friend is always a pleasure and it keeps it interesting.
What are some things I would have liked to change?
I felt a little new to the podcast format so I would have liked to talk about more and got down to the details of my subject. I would have liked to be more effective with my questions in the time frame I had. I felt like I was reading from a script so I would have liked a more back and forth style of podcast.
Would I do another Podcast?
Yes, yes I would. I liked the energy of the conversation when I asked him about what he loved to do. When a person can communicate what they are passionate about I think it’s the most captivating to listen to, watch, or even see. It is pure entertainment at its finest.
A special thank you to one of my best friends for letting me interview him for my podcast!!