Video + Photo = Hybrid Shoot Success!

We capture and create visual content for different companies, organizations, schools and more to use in marketing and promotional campaigns. For many years, we were focused on video creation only, but in 2019 added photography as a service we provide too. We understand that when we show up with a team of people, carts of […]

You Don’t Need a Big Budget, Just Good Ideas!

This Content Marketing Institute article provides good data to back up our experience that both the popularity and need for high quality video content for business continues to grow; but the examples cited cover a wide range of budgets, so let’s take a closer look at what happens after a client knows they need a […]

APA SF Artist Interviews

Last November, I volunteered to produce a series of recorded online interviews with the winners of the 2021 APA SF “Something Personal” contest. I know, 2021 seems like a million years ago already, but the goal with these videos was to promote the event in early December where the 2022 winners would be announced. I […]

NYC Street Photography on 5th Ave.

Mixed Bag Media hires architectural photographers all around the U.S. to shoot for Adrenaline, an experience design agency with a focus on financial institutions. The most recent assignment was to showcase the newly installed wraparound digital signage in a 5th Ave. bank branch in the heart of New York City. Because of the marquee location, […]

Photo Libraries, Heat Waves & the Secrets of the Universe

As the saying goes, “Time flies when you’re having fun,” and that’s definitely true for us! When thinking about how to recap last year, I was surprised to realize when different projects took place. For instance, Masterack provided us with an opportunity to shoot a library of new photography for a website redesign that was […]

MBM Creates Holiday Videos!

Considering our offices are in Atlanta, GA and near San Francisco, CA, dreaming about a white Christmas isn’t very practical. But the classic movie starring Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney and Vera Ellen is a favorite regardless. Like this movie, Jim and I both love all things old. While not fitting under the vintage […]

Why you should take headshots/portraits during a video shoot

MBM Blog: Why you should take headshots/portraits during a video shoot

There is an opportunity to easily capture great photography while shooting on-location with video clients that should not be missed. In the normal course of producing videos we shoot a lot of interviews, and that means opportunities for headshot and portrait photos of real people abound! I’m going to describe an easy way to capture […]

Raisin D’Etre Winery photo gallery

Just a few weeks ago, I drove into the golden hills of Lafayette, California on my way to a new adventure. From my past life as Director of Photography for the DIY Network TV show Fresh From the Garden, shooting in a farming/garden environment was not new, but shooting in amongst grape vines on the […]

Mapping Creativity Pt. 2

After Jim attended the Mapping Creativity #fieldtrip hosted by Creative Mornings, we had more than a few conversations and email exchanges about it. Talking about different ways of simply getting ideas out of your head started a whole new discussion. After including our good friend, colleague, and lead video editor, David Robinson, he shared this […]

A Better Way Diagram

As a visual content production company, we produce a lot of great work, but we don’t talk about it enough. Much of our work is created in a vacuum and after a project is done and delivered, I hate to admit this, but it’s often out of sight, out of mind. That’s going to change. […]

Kaki King at the Ferst Center for the Arts

We are never short on ideas for “cool” projects to work on. Whether those ideas can actually pay the bills is another matter though. We were fortunate recently to work on a “real” project that is reminiscent of something we’d dream up. Kaki King, a Brooklyn, NY based composer and musician, who is known for […]

Unified Artists Guild Spec Spot

On location video and photo shoots are happening, but not like before Coronavirus rolled into town. Because marketing budgets are being cut and general safety concerns of the day, we’ve been working hard to not just implement already existing remote production techniques, but also develop new skills that can help us bring creativity and variety […]