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Marsel’s Greenwich Library Video

Monday, April 18th, 2016

Greenwich Library – Not Your Grandmother’s Library

Greenwich Library located in Greenwich Connecticut is at the top of its game. But in the age of computers, online resources, and Google, why do we need libraries? That question is answered in spades with Steve Marsel’s unscripted video “Greenwich Library – Window onto the World”  in which library patrons speak of their beloved library. These personal stories, spoken from the heart, tell how the library is not just the center of their community, but packs the muscle and resources to bring a community of all ages together. Both a blessing and a curse for Marsel, the conundrum was how to tell the story of an institution so diverse in less than four minutes. “There were just too many topics to cover” Marsel lamented as his edit began.   Through their own words the library is elevated to the place where it resides in the hearts and minds of the Greenwich residents “the crown jewel of Greenwich”.

 

 

Under the direction of Director of Development Nancy L. Klein of The Greenwich Library, Marsel interviewed over 22 patrons over two days where he asked for and received accounts of their personal experiences detailing how the library had changed their lives in brought a community together. It becomes all too clear that the Greenwich Library is very different and is held in the highest esteem by its patrons. Marsel’s video leaves us envious of this very fortunate community and wanting to connect with our own library.

The original music written by singer-songwriter Matthew Pynn is a cross between The Byrds “Turn! Turn! Turn!”and Bob Dylan’s classic style harmonica chorus. It was specifically written to trigger an emotional reaction to the target audience in the 50 to 65-year-olds. The music sells the video tapping into the nostalgia of youth, simpler and happier times. The video on the music shine a light on what must be one of the most diverse and beloved libraries in the land – and rightly so!

 

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ICE HOLES – Two Wise Men?

Saturday, June 28th, 2014

ICE HOLES 

Two Wise Men?

On Location with ICE HOLES Series Creator Steve Marsel

ICE HOLES - Two Wise Men?

ICE HOLES – Two Wise Men?

 

This photograph taken on location on the set of National Geographic Channel’s ICE HOLES by Series Creator & Executive Producer Steve Marsel  Saturday, February 8th, 2014 on Lake Winnipesaukee in Meredith, New Hampshire.   This was taken during the filming of Episode 104- “Party on Ice”. In a scene that is reminiscent of a Christmas Eve creche, Alex Plummer & Wade Bigelow prepare to set off a home-made cannon in celebration of the annual Meredith Rotary Derby.  This is the dead of the winter, so it was probably not quite 7:00pm, but the scene was quite comical to me when I saw it, and still is!  I really love the late day light in winter.  It makes ordinary scenes into memorable images.  Glad I hung around to watch! ICE HOLES airs Fridays on National Geographic Channel. For more of Steve Marsel’s Photography, please visit Steve Marsel Studio

 

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ICE HOLES – Kahtoola to the Rescue

Thursday, June 26th, 2014

ICE HOLES

 

 Kahtoola to the Rescue

MICROspikes!!

On Location with ICE HOLES Series Creator Steve Marsel

This photograph taken on location on the set during the filming of ICE HOLES Episode 102 – “Now We’re Cookin” by Series Creator & Executive Producer Steve Marsel.  It was taken on  Sunday, January 19th, 2014 on Lake Winnipesaukee in Meredith New Hampshire. Day 3 of shooting was my first day on-set .  It was a strange weather day. 51F with a warm misting rain was not the weather one typically associates with January or ice fishing.  It was miserable for the crew and was creating havoc for the equipment.  Not to mention that there was virtually no traction for the crew or cast!  Noise Boys Production Audio Recordest MacAulay Flynt had already taken a hard fall by the time I arrived on Lake Winnipesaukee.  I however was not having this problem! That night I wrote an email to Danny Giovale, the President & CEO of [addlink url=”http://www.http://kahtoola.com/” text=”Kahtoola”].  They make what are called [addlink url=”http://kahtoola.com/product/microspikes” text=”MICROspikes”].  They are like the crampons that are used for scaling glaciers, but easier to get on and off!  I wrote in-part:

“We are at the very beginning of an 8-week shoot that will bring is to some of the most popular ice fishing derbies in North America including the Brainerd Jaycees ICE FISHING EXTRAVAGANZA, the largest in North America!  (See attached press release)  I wondering if you view this as an is an opportunity to show tens of thousands of ice fishing enthusiasts all over North America and potentially millions of viewers of the series how the pros negotiate the perils of walking on ice.  I am writing to ask you for MICROspikes for our entire crew and cast to be worn throughout the shoot.  I’m hoping you can see the benefits.”

ICE HOLES Show Runner  sporting a pair of Kahtoola’s MICROspikes®

ICE HOLES Show-runner Mark Therrien sporting a pair of Kahtoola’s MICROspikes®

Mr Giovale came through with MICROspikes for our entire cast & crew!  Many many thanks to you Danny.  MICROspikes were just what the crew needed !

ICE HOLES - Kahtoola to the Rescue

ICE HOLES – Kahtoola to the Rescue

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ICE HOLES – Donk- On The Fly!

Monday, June 23rd, 2014

ICE HOLES 

Ice Holes – Donk- On The Fly!

ICE HOLES- Donk On-The-Fly Interview

ICE HOLES- Donk On-The-Fly Interview

Donk- On The Fly!

 

This photograph taken on location on the set of National Geographic Channel’s ICE HOLES by Series Creator & Executive Producer Steve Marsel  Sunday, January 19th, 2014 on Lake Winnipesaukee in Meredith New Hampshire.  This was taken during the filming of ICE HOLES Episode 102 – “Now We’re Cookin” This is an example of an “OTF Interview”.  OTF stands for “on the fly,” and it’s a type of interview that is done on the spur of the moment with little or no planning.   They are generally emotion based, and you needn’t bother to ask for point-to-point setup information in an OTF situation  An OTF interview is used when something dramatic has just happened, but the dust has pretty much settled.  The director (Mark Therrien) doesn’t interrupt characters that are still talking to each other about a dramatic event, rather wait for them to finish when they are alone.  If the character is doing something and you want them to explain their actions while they are doing it, particularly if their action is the subject of the episode.  It’s a chance to have them explain to you what they are doing and why.   ICE HOLES airs Fridays on National Geographic Channel. For more of Steve Marsel’s Photography, please visit Steve Marsel Studio

 

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ICE HOLES – Winter Wonderland

Monday, June 23rd, 2014

ICE HOLES 

Ice Holes – Winter Wonderland

ICE HOLES- Winter Wonderland With The Crew

ICE HOLES- Winter Wonderland With The Crew

Winter Wonderland With The Crew

 

This photograph taken on location on the set of National Geographic Channel’s ICE HOLES by Series Creator & Executive Producer Steve Marsel  Sunday, January 19th, 2014 on Lake Winnipesaukee in Meredith New Hampshire.  This was taken during the filming of ICE HOLES Episode 102 – “Now We’re Cookin” If you look carefully you can tell that there’s a snow squall in the distance.  The snow in the distance combined with some low hanging fog is filtering the light giving the set an eerie quality.  In this shot Joshua & Donk are playing a scene in which they hatch a plan to pull a practical joke on Wade & Alex.  Donk is an ex-Marine and this is the episode where Josh established Donk as his “secret weapon”.  The plan involves Donk donning a wetsuit and SCUBA gear, and entering the frigid water.  He swims underwater and takes a hold of their fishing line.  They think they have caught “the big one”!!!  ICE HOLES airs Fridays on National Geographic Channel. For more of Steve Marsel’s Photography, please visit Steve Marsel Studio

 

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Ice Holes – Wintry Morning

Monday, June 23rd, 2014

ICE HOLES 

Ice Holes – Wintry Morning

ICE HOLES Wintry Morning with Wade Bigelow

ICE HOLES Wintry Morning with Wade Bigelow

Wintry Morning With Wade Bigelow

 

This photograph taken on location on the set of National Geographic Channel’s ICE HOLES by Series Creator & Executive Producer Steve Marsel  Saturday, January 18th, 2014 on Lake Winnipesaukee in Meredith New Hampshire.  This was taken during the filming of ICE HOLES Episode 102 – “Now We’re Cookin” It was a wintry morning when I happened upon cast member Wade Bigelow emerging from his bob-house after a long night of fishing.  It was not unusual for the cast members to fish throughout the night (at least at the beginning of the shoot) as they sought to hone their skills and to understand the body of water on which they were fishing.   On a winter outdoor shoot no one should be surprised to wake up and see snow falling.  And yet, somehow Wade appears to be a bit craggy and NOT entertained by the seasonal “festive” atmosphere the snow has brought with it.   My memory is that Wade was headed to the hotel to grab some aspirin and a shower.  ICE HOLES airs Fridays on National Geographic Channel. For more of Steve Marsel’s Photography, please visit Steve Marsel Studio

 

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ICE HOLES – In The Magic Light

Sunday, June 1st, 2014

ICE HOLES

Behind The Scenes

Todd & Wob

ICE HOLES- Tod & Wob in The Magic Light

ICE HOLES- Tod & Wob in The Magic Light

 The Magic Light

This photograph taken on location on the set of National Geographic Channel’s ICE HOLES by Series Creator & Executive Producer Steve Marsel  Sunday, January 19th, 2014 on Lake Winnipesaukee in Meredith New Hampshire.  This was taken during the filming of  Episode 102 – “Now We’re Cookin” I’m am a trained still photographer with over 30 years experience in the business.  There are three elements that make a successful photograph and I’m guessing they apply to video as well.  One of those three elements is the quality of light.  Still photographer are notorious for seeking out and shooting in the very best light.  That almost always implies the earliest light.  That light is  just after the sun rises, and the late day light, an hour or so before sunset.  This is commonly referred to as “The Magic Light”  This early morning shoot has some of the best light imaginable.  There is no amount of color correction or color grading in post-production that can equal the simple recording of low sweeping warm side-light against a dark sky.  Nothing! When I am in the presence of such light, I know that I don’t have to try very hard to make beautiful images.  The scenes are already amazing and I am simply recording them.  I have been in the business for more than 30 years.  I am still humbled by the awesome beauty that nature presents us with every day.  I’m honored to be there to record it!  

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ICE HOLES – on NatGeo

Saturday, May 31st, 2014

ICE HOLES

Premieres on The National Geographic Channel

ICE HOLES on The National Geographic Channel

ICE HOLES on The National Geographic Channel

ICE HOLES – Dive into the frigid world of competitive ice fishing!

Dive into the frigid world of competitive ice fishing – every weekend.  These ice fishing fanatics have waited nine months.  They have waited for temperatures to drop low enough to freeze the lakes.  Now that they have they can walk on the frozen water and drop in their lines.  There’s a lot at stake. With personal bets for bragging rights and derby prizes.  Sometimes these prizes reaching upwards of $100,000. These weekend warriors are willing to do whatever it takes to best their fishing buddies, catch the big one and win the money. This photograph taken on location on the set during the filming of ICE HOLES Episode 102 – “Now We’re Cookin” by Series Creator & Executive Producer Steve Marsel.  It was taken on  Sunday, January 19th, 2014 on Lake Winnipesaukee in Meredith New Hampshire. 

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ICE HOLES – PREMIERES on NatGeo

Friday, May 30th, 2014

ICE HOLES – NEW SERIES PREMIERES

Friday May 30, 10PM/9 central 

The National Geographic Channel.

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ICE HOLES – NEW SERIES PREMIERES Friday May 30, 10PM/9 central on The National Geographic Channel.

 

This photograph taken on location on the set of National Geographic Channel’s ICE HOLES by Series Creator & Executive Producer Steve Marsel  Saturday, March 1st, 2014 on Lake Winnipesaukee in Meredith, New Hampshire.   This was taken during the filming of Episode 107 – “Going Big”.  Wob is considered the serious fisherman of our five characters.  He is proud of is fishing accomplishments and has that seasoned fisherman’s “swagger”.  He is knowing and wise (or so he believes).  He takes this all very seriously, an knows the most important thing is that if you don’t have a hook in the water, you’re not going to catch anything!    The show airs Fridays on National Geographic Channel. For more of Steve Marsel’s Photography, please visit Steve Marsel Studio

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ENSEMBLE : The Campaign for FASNY

Monday, May 12th, 2014

FASNY is planning to move to a new school that will bring everyone together in new buildings, green spaces, and playing fields. There will be more room and larger, modern classroom spaces. In their own words and voices, children reveal their thought process, their feelings about the school, and why it is such a valuable part of their lives. The job of the video is to draw out the most interesting and sometimes childlike answers that create an unexpected and compelling narrative from the point of view of the students themselves.

FASNY is planning to move to a new school that will bring everyone together in new buildings, green spaces, and playing fields. There will be more room and larger, modern classroom spaces. In their own words and voices, children reveal their thought process, their feelings about the school, and why it is such a valuable part of their lives. The job of the video is to draw out the most interesting and sometimes childlike answers that create an unexpected and compelling narrative from the point of view of the students themselves.

FASNY is planning to move to a new school that will bring everyone together in new buildings, green spaces, and playing fields. There will be more room and larger, modern classroom spaces. In their own words and voices, children reveal their thought process, their feelings about the school, and why it is such a valuable part of their lives. The job of the video is to draw out the most interesting and sometimes childlike answers that create an unexpected and compelling narrative from the point of view of the students themselves.

 

 

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