You grab your Sony NEX-7 with the 50mm 1.8 image stabilized lens and start shooting (note to self, don’t leave your tripod at work). Last night Occupy LA decided to protest during the Downtown Los Angeles Art Walk. The police came twice to try and keep the Occupy protesters from blocking the streets and it escalated into a full out police action with protesters throwing bottles and rocks while police shot bean bags at them.
I didn’t really do much editing. I just combined the clips in Turbo.H264. You can hear us talking about what morons the drivers of the cars are who just drive right up into a potential riot. We also talk about how much sedative to give the dog who was totally freaked out from the helicopters, glass bottles breaking and bean bag guns going off. I guess if I was a hard core journalist I’d have to learn not to talk while shooting the news. Although if I was a hard core journalist I would have stayed up last night and loaded this video right away instead of waiting until the next evening after work. … Continue Reading