Event videography, now there's a beast, as many of our readers will attest to. The number of events that lose power is few, but when the job is to get a final video, or even a live stream out, what's a videographer to do?
Event videography can be a scary undertaking. Because, unlike almost any other sort of videography, you only have one shot to get it right. There's no way that a couple is going to agree to restage their entire wedding just because you messed up a shot, and likewise no band is going to put on a repeat performance because you forgot to prepare right.
On April 20, long-time Videomaker community member Grinner Hester was shooting the third qualifying session of Summit Racing Top Sportsman at the 2012 ADRL Spring Drags III at Bristol Dragway in Tennessee. Things seemed pretty normal until 21-year-old Lizzy Musi lost control of her car.