Shooting Disasters (With Matt Allard)

Today we speak with Matthew Allard A.C.S., camera operator for Aljazeera English who has covered some of the worlds most devastating natural disasters. He recently covered Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines and he’s here today to discuss his methods and philosophies for shooting disasters around the world.

You Will Learn:

  • Shooting natural disasters
  • How to prepare for the unknown
  • Shooting responsibly
  • Letting the scene “breathe”
  • BTS from Typhoon Haiyan
  • What camera package works for Matt
  • Expecting the unexpected
  • Survival techniques in disaster areas
  • The art of news gathering
  • And much more.

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2 comments on Shooting Disasters (With Matt Allard)

  1. David says:

    So did Matt mention how exactly he does power his equipment in some of these remote/damaged places? He talks about a genny, but does he lug a genny everywhere he goes? Did I miss that?

    1. Ben Consoli says:

      reach out to him directly at @mattalgazerra
      thanks

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