We have all learned about medieval feudal hierarchy in school, but there is a lot more to society than an easy to read pyramid chart. We can we learn from the nuances of peasant and noble perspectives and apply them to our living history and reenactment impressions. This is also a collaborative project with Andrew from Modern Medieval Man and his YouTube alter ego Popula Urbanum. My video focuses on the country, and his on how feudalism operated in the city as metropolitan areas started to buck the trend of rural feudalism.
Up until now I’ve been filming indoors, because I struggle getting the picture to look right even when I have complete control over the light. I have been watching a lot of Shadiversity lately and outside of even his archery videos Shad does a number of videos where he’s outside and it inspired me to give shooting outside a try. I had to wait for a crisp, bright, overcast day. It turned out well, even if the neighbors decided to be obnoxious a few times. Taking the camera outside may become part of my routine going forward when I can.
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