Monday, December 31, 2018

Quick Tips to Improve Photos Video

video, narration, beats by Mark M. Hancock / © NewsEagles.com
photos by Mark M. Hancock / © NewsEagles.com, The Beaumont Enterprise and/or The Dallas Morning News

Please watch and share “Quick Tips to Improve Photos.”
The companion "cheat sheet" on this blog is located here: quick-tips-to-improve-your-photos.

This version is visual hot sauce to some. There is a slower version to savor each frame. It's located at "Savory Tips to Improve Photos."

Please share and subscribe to the NewsEagles YouTube channel (it’s free and easy). Please follow this link, sign in to YouTube (or create an account) and hit SUBSCRIBE at www.youtube.com/newseagles

Although I will do some additional work in the future, this is my Magnum Opus.

Enough for now,

Saturday, September 01, 2018

Instagram Posts - August 2018


video, photos and SoundStripe by Mark M. Hancock / © NewsEagles.com

This is the recap of the Instagram feed at https://www.instagram.com/mark.m.hancock.

This is the recap of the August 2018 Instagram feed. This month includes colorful candy, toys, nature, various military uniforms, a pet rock in Indiana, a bottle of Iraqi Arak in Rochester Hills, Michigan along with ever-evolving food. All photos made with an iPhone and includes an original SoundStripe music composition.


Saturday, August 04, 2018

Instagram Posts - July 2018


video, photos and SoundStripe by Mark M. Hancock / © NewsEagles.com

This is the recap of the Instagram feed at https://www.instagram.com/mark.m.hancock.

This is the recap of the July 2018 Instagram feed. This month included our patriotic Independence Day yard decorations, images from a trip to Rochester Hills, Michigan (near Detroit) along with tasty food and lots of summertime flowers. All photos made with an iPhone and includes an original SoundStripe music composition.


Friday, July 06, 2018

Instagram Posts - June 2018


video, photos and SoundStripe by Mark M. Hancock / © NewsEagles.com

This is the recap of the June 2018 Instagram feed at https://www.instagram.com/mark.m.hancock.

This month included images from two trips to Rochester Hills, Michigan (near Detroit) along with even more tasty food. All photos made with an iPhone and includes an original SoundStripe music composition.


Friday, June 01, 2018

Instagram Posts - May 2018


video, photos and SoundStripe by Mark M. Hancock / © NewsEagles.com

This is the recap of the May 2018 Instagram feed at https://www.instagram.com/mark.m.hancock.

This month included some images from warm San Diego, California and rainy spring days in Detroit, Michigan along with lots of tasty food. All photos made with an iPhone.


Wednesday, May 30, 2018

San Diego - Art


photos, soundstripe and video by
Mark M. Hancock / © NewsEagles.com

Various modes of art imbue the Southern California city around San Diego on April 8 to 11, 2018.

This is the second of the San Diego series. Please subscribe and be the first to see additional slideshows about San Diego’s Animals, Art, Architecture and Aquatica.

Included in this slideshow video are images of various art: public art, statues, landscape, flowers, mosaics, tile, steel, chrome, food, culinary, cuisine, graffiti, kitsch, functional, municipal, fountain, waterscape, wrought iron, colorful pinwheels, windsocks, kites, fountains, abstracts, performances, corporate, glass, safety, camouflage, natural, transportation, tourism, plaza, dessert.


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Enough for now,

Saturday, May 19, 2018

Instagram Posts - April 2018


photos and soundstripe by Mark M. Hancock / © NewsEagles.com

This is the recap of the April 2018 Instagram feed at https://www.instagram.com/mark.m.hancock. This month included some cold days at home, some warm days in sunny San Diego, California and lots of tasty food. All photos made with an iPhone. Royalty-free licenses are available for the Soundstripe (music) through my Pond5 account at https://www.pond5.com/artist/newseagles. It is titled, “Xtown Disco-2 features funk and jazz with a 70s flair.”

Included in this slideshow video are food, fire, dogs, salmon, storms, hamburger, ceiling fan, San Diego, California, flowers, pancakes, statues, taxes, Turkish gyros, art, "Flame Of Friendship," coffee, Petco Park, palm trees, seagulls, Childrens Park, fruit basket, Patrons Corner restaurant, churros, architecture, breakfast, trolley, tourists, USS Midway aircraft carrier, filet mignon, kabob, Seal Tour boat, and a JetBoat


Sunday, April 29, 2018

San Diego: Animals


photos and soundstripe by Mark M. Hancock / © NewsEagles.com

Local and imported wildlife thrive in the mild climate around San Diego, California on April 9, 2018.

Included in this slideshow video are native animals such as sea lions, seagulls, grackles, brown pelicans, cormorants, and grebes. This slideshow also contains rare images of Atlantic bottlenose dolphins training at the U.S. Navy Marine Mammal Program. These dolphins are trained in mine detection and clearance as well as equipment recovery.
This is the first of the San Diego series. Please subscribe and be the first to see additional slideshows about San Diego’s Art, Architecture and Aquatica.



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Thursday, April 12, 2018

My Royalty-free Music and More is on Pond5


Pond5 displays seven music compositions by Mark M. Hancock / NewsEagles. Pond5 accepted all 17 compositions submitted into their royalty-free music library.

If you need quality royalty-free products for your projects (slideshows, video, movies, commercials and more), I suggest Pond5.
They accepted my first 17 song submissions. If you want to purchase a royalty-free license to these or future music, photos, video, After Effects, illustrations and more, please go directly to my page:
https://www.pond5.com/artist/newseagles#1/2064

Enough for now,

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Mardi Gras World Tour


photos and soundstripe by Mark M. Hancock / © NewsEagles.com

Artisans work while tourists are guided through the Mardi Gras World fabrication areas and float den in New Orleans on April 13, 2015. The facility prepares and manages more than 500 floats. Artists work all year, and tours are available every day except Christmas, Thanksgiving, Easter and Mardi Gras Day (Fat Tuesday).


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Monday, March 19, 2018

Video Portfolio playlist on NewsEagles

I created a new video Portfolio playlist on the NewsEagles Channel. It includes both PhotoJournalism and Squadron TV work. I'll add more in the future.

Enough for now,

Friday, February 16, 2018

Savory Tips to Improve Photos



video, narration, beats by Mark M. Hancock / © NewsEagles.com
photos by Mark M. Hancock / © NewsEagles.com, The Beaumont Enterprise and/or The Dallas Morning News

Please watch and share.

This is the long form of this video. It allows viewers more time to savor each image. For a spicier version of this same presentation, please see "Quick Tips to Improve Photos." It is only about 14 minutes long. Don't blink.

The companion "cheat sheet" on this blog is located here: quick-tips-to-improve-your-photos.

Please share and subscribe to the NewsEagles YouTube channel (it’s free and easy). Please follow this link, sign in to YouTube (or create an account) and hit SUBSCRIBE at www.youtube.com/newseagles

Although I will do some additional work in the future, this is my Magnum Opus.


Enough for now,

Saturday, February 03, 2018

Know Your Rights as a Citizen Photojournalist


video, narration, beats by Mark M. Hancock / © NewsEagles.com
photos by Mark M. Hancock / © NewsEagles.com, The Beaumont Enterprise and/or The Dallas Morning News

Do you know your rights as a photojournalist?
Please watch “Know Your Rights as a Citizen Photojournalist.”


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Enough for now,

Saturday, January 20, 2018

What is a Photojournalist? (short video version)

video by Mark M. Hancock / © NewsEagles.com

Have you ever wondered about the why, how or what of being a photojournalist?
Please watch “What is a Photojournalist?” – the shortened version.

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Enough for now,