In this week’s PetaPixel Podcast, the teams details what it was like shooting their first documentary and tell some stories that didn’t make it into the final cut.
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This week, Chris and Jordan published not only their first documentary for PetaPixel but also the first documentary of this style and length in their YouTube careers. “The World’s First U2 Spy Plane Photo Shoot at the Edge of Space” is the story of how photographer Blair Bunting spent the better part of a year planning and training to take a Cold War-era spy plane up to the edge of space to perform a photo shoot that had never previously been attempted, and likely will never happen again.
If you haven’t seen it yet, we strongly recommend you watch it first before enjoying this podcast:
The two chat with Jaron about their experience shooting this film, the cameras they used, the lessons they learned, and why they’re so excited to finally be able to share it with the world.
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In This Episode:
- 00:00 – Intro
- 05:23 – What it’s like moving from a 2014 DSLR to a 2023 mirrorless camera: what a leap!
- 10:19 – An international photo competition was letting its own judges enter and win
- 13:58 – Chris and Jordan made their first documentary!
- 46:18 – What have you been up to?
- 51:06 – Tech support
- 1:02:23 – Never read the comments
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