Basics About Me A born and raised Texan, I now live and work in Dallas in the Audio/Visual industry. I can’t say I’ll never leave Dallas. However, I have no intention of doing so right now. Also, I have no
In what in many ways was a leap of faith, I moved to Dallas, TX in July of 2012. This was just a couple of months after graduating from Baylor. I had never lived outside of Waco. Over two years
My first love in production. By job title I’m an audiovisual coordinator, but by preference and experience, I am an audio engineer that also does video and lighting. Background I was in middle school when I was first asked if
My first experience in video production came while participating in Baylor’s University for Young People program summer during middle school. That was just two hours a day for a couple of weeks. By high school I was spending a lot
Hi! I’m Zachary Gamez. Welcome to my website!
Hi, I’m Zachary Gamez. I’m a Dallas, TX based audiovisual professional, Baylor grad, and member of The Village Church. I’m doing my best to explore this city, my hometown of Waco and the great State of Texas. I’d like to share my experiences in all of these things, and many others, through this site.
Some of this information will be found in the pages above. Mostly the basic background info. Much of the other information will be in blog post such as those listed below. Additionally some pages may contain links to blog post related to a particular topic.
I’ll also highlight other things I find interesting, as well as random projects I may decide to work on. In the future I may expand some of these out into their very own sections.
Take a look around. I’ll try to keep things organized. Thanks for stopping by!
It’s that most wonderful season of the year! Yes, the lights are out, the tree is up, and the metroplex is in a near panic of shopping and travel.
Did I mention the lights are up?
A lot of people will set out to “reclaim” Christmas this year for various purposes – chiefly church and family. And yet many of these people are just as bogged down in all the other activities. My take is, it’s not about reclaiming (which means you’ve lost something altogether), but refocusing.
First for Christians should always be to refocus on Christ. One thing I love about The Village is the Advent series they teach every year. The sermons are always new , but the theme is always the same. Look at the hope in Christ first-coming, celebrate his birth and works, and take hope in knowing he will come again.
After that, we have a simple need to refocus on family. I think the misconception here is that we are focused on our family when we’re actually not. We’re focused on getting things for our family, and making trips to go see family, but how often are we actually tuned in to family and friends themselves?
Speaking of family, you could take time to do things like this together.
At the end of the day, this is one of my favorite times of year. There are so many fun activities, Christmas lights, and good food. I’ve come to see the importance of prioritizing this time of year.
And more importantly I’ve come to see the importance of intentionally getting rest this time of year. The parties I enjoyed the least we’re the ones I was most tired at. And of course you can’t catch Santa in the act if you can’t stay awake.
But if I’m well rested, I can enjoy some of my favorite things (listed in no particular order), such as:
This is the short list.
Yet none of these are possible without the Lord, and they are only best enjoyed with family and friends.
And the angel said to them, “Fear not, for behold, I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all the people. For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord.” Luke2.10-11 ESV
Reflections during my camping trip at Eisenhower State Park – September 2015 “Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.” Hebrews 11:1 (ESV) October 14, 2014 – 7:40 AM. Everything changes. In
Breaks. They’re an important thing. Be it a 5 minute stretch break at work, or a week-long getaway vacation, I’ve quickly been learning the importance of getting away and getting some rest. I know that can be such an odd
Since I’ve really tried to make photography a hobby, one place I regularly use to get out and practice is White Rock Lake. This recreational lake in the middle of Dallas supports a variety of wildlife and vegetation, and has
The Course: Production Methods II – Baylor’s 2nd level of introductory production methods. This course is required to enter all upper level production courses. It provides a general overview of camera technique, lighting, audio, and editing. Project: Chase Scene –