In this video, go over various shot types you can use when shooting B-roll, including best practices and why B-roll can help you when you're editing.
(upbeat music) … - Ah, didn't that look nice? … Shooting B roll can really elevate your video … to the next level, and make it look super pro. … So let's go over some tips so your B roll can look slick. … But first, you might be wondering, what is B roll? … Well, to understand B roll, … you first have to understand A roll. … A roll is typically the main talking head … or interview style footage you shoot for your video. … This is the footage where you are talking to camera … and driving the video forward with your dialogue. … B roll is usually the variety of shots … that go on top of your A roll to help support it. … These are typically visual examples … of whatever is being discussed in the video, … and can be used to help edit your video … and hide cuts in your A roll. … Now, when shooting B roll, … you of course want to first take into account … all the tips we've already covered, … such as camera settings, lighting, composition, and audio. … That being said, here's some additional tips …
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