Posts Tagged ‘video journalism’

Boston Bombing Witness Wants “One Good Race in Boston”

Boston Bombing Witness Wants "One Good Race in Boston"

¬†Ekman saw the bombs go off while in the final stretch of the Boston Marathon. He’s going back to finish the race. I met up with him last week while on assignment in Northern Arizona. The problem was, there wasn’t much to use for b-roll since all I had was an interview. He wasn’t running […]


Video: Mushroom Hunting

Video: Mushroom Hunting

There are bold mushroom hunters and there are old mushroom hunters, but there are no old and bold mushroom hunters. She knows the difference between the mushrooms that will kill you and the ones that are tasty. He knows how to turn her tasty finds into fine dining. They combine forces to share their passions […]


Video: Arizona’s Demolition Boat Race

Video: Arizona's Demolition Boat Race

This was a story a year in the making. Nearly a year ago a friend who competes in demolition derbies called to tell me about this crazy race he drove in called a waterless boat race. Drivers drag fiberglass boats around a soapy asphalt track, trying to take out each other’s boats. The last driver […]


Video: A Trek Back in Time

Video: A Trek Back in Time

A Trek Through Time from Pat Shannahan on Vimeo. In 1973, three friends dressed like mountain men and rode horseback from Phoenix, Arizona, to Canada… just for the fun of it. The only modern device they took with them was a camera.


Video: Arizona Rose Farm

Video: Arizona Rose Farm

A few weeks ago I spent a few mornings in the West Valley photographing a rose farm. Leyton Woolf grows millions of rose bushes every year that are then shipped out across the county to be sold in garden stores. Our timing to do the story was pretty good as all the fields were blooming. […]


Video: Fields of White

Video: Fields of White

Fields of White from Pat Shannahan on Vimeo. I’ve always been stuck at how beautiful a cotton field can be when it’s ready to be harvested. Howard Wuertz’s family has farmed cotton in Pinal County, Ariz., since the 30s. He’s considered a pioneer in using sub-surface drip irrigation to grow cotton in Arizona. By using […]