James Ball is a freelance director of photography (DP) and camera operator with 25 years of experience. Jim's expertise is applying the many tools of the trade to capture great moments as they unfold. He travels the globe for his craft, working on feature-length documentaries for various channels, including National Geographic, Discovery, Smithsonian, and PBS. As a member of IATSE Local 600, he operates on dramatic features for HBO, VH-1, and many independent and studio productions.
Learn how to assemble the right gear, frame your shoot, and control the lighting on the set of a video interview. Get techniques that will flatter your subjects and your budget.
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