DCP 181: Excitement versus Wonderment (With Chris Fenwick)
After a several week battle with a severe case of bronchitis, I’m back! In this episode of the Digital Convergence Podcast, Chris Fenwick and I have a conversation that ranges from the use of the golden mean in art, on being a mobile digital media creative, to the difference between excitement and wonderment in video.
Covered in this episode:
The golden mean / golden ratio
Being a creative vs doing what our customers want
Adam Westbrook’s video essay Painting in the Dark: The Struggle for Art in A World Obsessed with Popularity (Part 3 of Delve.TV’s The Long Game series)
The challenge of our work getting lost in “sea of noise"
The danger of measuring our self worth by the “like” button
Why “participation trophies” are a bad idea
Why we have not recorded a podcast episode for the past several weeks
Find out why Chris says my latest work is a “whimsical information transfer" video
Why hosting a podcast website on WordPress may be a bad idea
My video whiteboard secret is revealed
Why I use Squarespace and Libsyn for my podcast
Why Chris and I decided not to do a podcast about podcasting
The responsibility that comes from sharing your opinion publicly in digital media
MotionVFX makes a lot of cool plugins!!!
Why Chris rarely takes his MacBook home
Chris wants to start a new podcast
Can a digital media creative make a living using only mobile devices?
Why mobile production fascinates Chris more than what the latest camera is
Why I sold my DJI Inspire 1
Ben Brown Visual Vibs daily vlogger guy: Atlantis Dunes - Visual Vibs
The GoPro is just as old as the DCP podcast!
What motivates Chris in this business today
Excitement vs wonderment
Also in this episode, Kris Simmons – your Video Business Success Coach – tells you how to ask your clients better questions so that you better understand their digital media needs.