Join Paul Taggart for an in-depth discussion in this video Shooting VR of a big event to fill out the story, part of VR Video and Photography: Storytelling.
(dogs barking)…- [Instructor] Day one of the three-day sled dog race,…I've been waiting for this for weeks.…There's been research, there's been conversations,…I've been dealing with the producer,…I've been dealing with fixers,…so exited to finally get out there…and start using this GoPro rig,…but even more than that is nervous.…I'm not used to being nervous when I go out to shoot.…If I am nervous, it's usually a safety concern…or a logistical thing, but almost never with cameras.…I'm usually very familiar with the equipment…that I'm using, and this is a whole new world.…
So, as I headed out in the morning,…I was going over in my head, over and over again,…do I have everything, are all the cameras charged.…When I walked outside in the morning,…it was reading negative 18 degrees,…and so I was automatically worried about my batteries.…So I was just going through a mental checklist,…'cause this is different…than a lot of the other projects I do,…where I'm completely confident about my equipment,…where here I am not.…
You can watch the 360-degree VR movie that Paul created for this course on YouTube.
- Scouting locations
- Utilizing the VR rig
- Adding details and characters to a story
- Building a story arc
- Reviewing rendered VR files
- Stitching a VR movie in software
- Shooting VR of a big event
- Documenting the conclusion of a story