Firehouse Pictures

creative solutions for visual communication

Established in 1986 as a full service video production and post-production facility, Firehouse combines a long history of technical expertise and experience with a creative team committed to telling your story.

 

The Bee Line

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Consider the Honey Bee.  Its day-to-day is filled with collecting nectar, feeding larvae, and general care and cleaning of the hive.

Most would agree there's enough to do without having to worry about Varroa mites.  An infestation of Varroas can lead to sickness and the eventual death of the colony.

Well, we've been shooting some material on a new product from BetaTec Corporation that's made from hop extract—hops like in beer—that rids the hive of the dreaded Varroas.

Flexible strips coated with the stuff are inserted into the hive— the bees come into contact with the strips and carry the goo around the house.  No more Varroa.

Now consider the camera crew.  It's day-to-day is filled with concerns about picture and sound, lighting and composition.  Most would agree there's enough to do without having to worry about bee stings, funny webbed hoods you can't see out of....

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