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 …

Don’t Get Oversold when it comes to Video Production

What few people looking for video production services know is that it's easy to get oversold, and pay for crews and equipment that are beyond what is needed for the average online video content project.  There once was a clear distinction between consumer grade cameras and those used by professionals.  The advent of the DSLR …

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 …

Anything Is Possible 5K Video Released

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gk0uLjZFBPo Just released!  The 2012 video for Anything Is Possible 5K.  It's a short, fun run, and lively video.  Tons of PJ fun in this 5K!  Lot's of smiles and familiar faces putting this together. Have a great holiday and happy New Year!  If you have any video needs please keep Pawpro Media in mind.

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 …

Pawpro Unveils RAAM stills of Len Forkas/Hopecam Effort

Today I am opening a gallery of photos taken while I followed Len Forkas in the 2012 Race Across America--a 3,000 mile, 12 day bike race.  The social media coverage provided by Pawpro was a substantial part of why Forkas and his non-profit, Hopecam.org was able to raise more than $300,000. (shutterfly.com/pro/PawproMedia/PawproMedia) These are purely …

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.

Pawpro Loves GoPro

Perhaps it's just the Valentine's Day spirit, but I've got to say I just love the shots that come out of the GoPro Hero. The first Pawpro project to include GoPro footage is for Hopecam.org where we'll focus on the founder's upcoming cross-country bicycle trek in the famed Race Across America. Of course the Bicycle …