Basic Range of Video Shots


Camera shots are defined and named by the degree of closeness there is in the shot to the subject of that shot, the degree to which the subject “fills” the shot or the angle from which the shot is taken.
It can also be defined by the movement of the camera as the shot is being taken.
Rather than getting too crazy technical here let’s just confine ourselves to the three…
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Shooting Better Videos by Keeping it Steady


There is a style (if you can call it that) of shooting video that closely resembles a three year old watering the garden with a hose.

I don’t know if this “style” has a name or not but if you can imagine a three year old watering the garden with a hose… I think you would get the picture!

One could argue that at the end of the exercise all (or most) parts of the garden …
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Shooting Video for Editing


The ability to edit what you shoot and have it come out making sense requires you to think about how your shots will be combined together before you take them.
That doesn’t mean that every single edit needs to be meticulously planned in advance, but it does require that you have a sense of what shots you’ll need later when you sit down at the computer.
In the spirit of…
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A Guide to Creating High-Quality Run-and-Gun Vlog Videos

When it comes to content creation, you will have a better time using the videos for social media since the standards for these types of videos are a lot lower. You will also want to assess what types of videos that you want to use to upload and decide what type of equipment you will want to use, for filming as well as for editing. You won’t want to rely on your camera for…
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Best ways to fix choppy video playback | Top 8 solutions

If you are having choppy videos or are watching choppy videos, there are a few reasons why this could be happening. One, it could be that the videos weren’t uploaded properly. You have the option of trying to export them again and see if they play a little more smoothly. The video player being used doesn’t support the type of videos that you are trying to play. You can opt…
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Finding the Story in Your Videos

So rather than endlessly theorizing on all of this “finding the story” in your video stuff, let’s take a look at a simple example:
Let’s say you are attending a children’s birthday party that your child has been invited to.
You want to get some video of the event and perhaps provide a copy to your child’s grandparents.
When you are there of course the “story” of the day is…
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The Friday Roundup – Camera Angles, Color and Gaming Videos

5 Unique Camera Angles to Incorporate in Your Next Shoot
Hmmm… Possibly the first “angle” he is talking about in this video is more about composition rather than camera angle but let’s not split hairs here!
Also maybe you are not going to use any of these in your shoots but you need to be aware of the effects so that you don’t inadvertently create and unwanted effect…
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