40What Were You Thinking?!Pet Peeves of the Video Pros


Jennifer O’Rourke





Have you ever wanted to wrestle a camcorder away from Uncle Buck while at a family function or public event and scream into the lens, “What are you THINKING!!??”

We have to admit, as experienced shooters and editors, that we’ve had to squelch the impulse to take control of someone’s camcorder from time to time. We also know that many shooters, editors, directors and producers have had similar tongue-biting moments when dealing with people within the profession. So we polled our various video associates for their pet peeves and I added a few of my own. Do you see yourself or someone you know in this list?

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