A Digital Video piece for BBC News. You can see the original BBC article HERE.
Austria is trying to integrate asylum seekers after over 90,000 arrived in 2015 – around 1% of the country’s population.
In Tyrol, a ski school is providing free lessons, as Bethany Bell reports from the resort of Seefeld.
As the months advanced and news of fences started spreading across Europe, the challenges surrounding the Refugee Crisis only increased in its inherent ethical gravitas. Below are some more reports on this story that took place in 2016.
Shot on Panasonic GH4 + Canon 24-105mm f/4
During the summer of 2015, I took my first assignments with BBC News in Austria. Operating from Vienna alongside BBC Correspondent Bethany Bell, we followed the story along the various borders as Europe braced itself for the largest refugee crisis since WWII.
Below you can find the links to the BBC News site, where you can find some of our reports.
It was quite a challenge to report on such a dynamic, developing story using a mirrorless camera. But the Panasonic GH4 and Canon 24-105 f/4 proved to be real champs when dealing with demanding situations. The biggest issue was shoulder-rigging the camera to make up for a malfunctioning lens image stabiliser, as well as mounting the necessary audio and light equipment.