Dan Gookin reviews video shooting tips that help you record without the recording itself distracting from the subject. Discover how to set the video resolution, orient the camera horizontally, hold the device steady while recording, and avoid zooming in or out. Plus, learn about properly framing the image and keeping an eye on the viewfinder to avoid the image dropping out of frame.
- [Instructor] You don't buy a phone or tablet…to become a professional videographer.…Still, you're watching this course to improve yourself,…so here are my video shooting tips.…Start by switching the camera into video mode.…Here in the Google Camera app,…you tap the video icon, or you can swipe the screen…from right to left or from bottom to top.…Before doing anything, set the image quality.…Tap the side menu icon, choose Settings,…and under Video, Back camera video resolution.…
You don't need the highest resolution…if you're uploading to Facebook,…or sharing on another app.…Only choose the highest resolution…for stuff you plan on editing…or where high-quality output is best,…such as when you want to output to an HD TV.…Not every device uses the Google Camera app.…So, for example, on a Samsung phone…with their current camera app,…you would tap Settings, and then choose Video Size.…Orient the shot.…Hold your phone or tablet in a horizontal orientation.…
Your eyes are arranged left to right,…therefore, horizontal orientation is the…
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