Photo Journal: A Close-Up on Captiva Island, Florida, Under a Big Banyan

You never know what will come of your friendships with neighbors.  In the fall of 2002, my husband, children and I moved into a home in Northern Virginia which backed up to a much older, Antietam, farm house with trellis anchored flowers growing up the white siding layered with generations of paint.  For years we heard about her home …

Time-lapse of DC

https://youtu.be/kWXndu9dvkk Just in time for #Election2016 I'm releasing various time-lapse shots of #DC.  Many of the shots are of #monuments and area #landmarks.  I love how a woman runner stops and lies at the base of the #WashingtonMonument, the clouds around the Winter Moon, the couple on the left side of the stairs of the …

Pawpro Media’s Take on DIY Video for Business

The latest video produced by Pawpro Media is a good example of a business' use of video, as well as a good example of why there's a separate time and place for professionally produced video in contrast with do-it-yourself (DIY) content.  The video link below for a top-tier commercial real estate firm, Griffith Properties, LLC, …

The Power of the Video Testimonial in Today’s Online Marketing Strategy

Video testimonials are a great way to utilize the draw of video on a Website, and they are especially effective when a product is demonstrated in the process. Here's a testimonial I put together for 2012 Race Across America (RAAM) competitor, Len Forkas and RecoFit, a compression gear company, that sponsored him. This is an …

Pre-Inaugural DC and POTUS Sighting

      Nearly every Sunday I go for an early morning run in DC.  We start under the Whitehurst Freeway in Georgetown and work our way along the Potomac River up to the Lincoln Memorial, and then down around the reflecting pool which sits between the Lincoln Memorial and the Washington Monument.  Sometimes, we go …

Fall into Pawpro

As the leaves begin to fall here in Washington, D.C., Pawpro is working on several projects. Three weeks left in the campaign and I'm putting the final touches on a Presidential Election video.  This pro-Obama video is to be released on YouTube within the next 5 days. In November, I will resume night owl duty …

Cross-Country Support for Hopecam.org

To hear former Hopecam user, Daniel, now 13 years old, recall his initial thoughts of being diagnosed with cancer, wondering how long he has to live, wondering whether he will ever see his friends again isn't a topic of which we expect a child to be conversent. And his mother, Donna, recalling how she worried about how to ". . . keep him whole" in the process. But these children and families are forever changed by this event.

Adjusting the Focus on Business use of Video in a 24/7 World–Videotaping Conferences, Presentations, and Instruction.

If your vision is a little blurry on how video and multimedia applies to your business or Web site and social media strategy, let me bring things into focus. First and foremost, research now consistently shows that over 50% of consumers begin their search for products or services online. In this new consumer world any …