A shaky shot is not a usable shot. In this video, learn easy tips to keep your shot steady.
- The biggest thing to keep in mind … when shooting bee-roh is keeping your camera steady. … The last thing you want is shaky footage … that's completely unusable. … One of the easiest ways to do this … is using your tripod. … It's locked off, it's solid anywhere you go. … It can pan, it can tilt, it can move. … One downside to using a tripod is that it's very hard … to move quickly through a scene, … especially if you need to go up and down. … The next way to hold your camera steady … is using stationary objects around you. … If you're walking in a hallway, use the wall … to balance your camera. … A chair, a table, the ground. … Anywhere that is stationary and solid … will keep your camera steady. … Now personally, I shoot a lot of my bee-roh going handheld. … I like that 'cause it allows freedom of movement. … The problem with handheld is the camera can shake a lot … and create a lot of movement. … The easy way to solve this, … use your camera straps to your advantage. … Hold the strap against your neck, …
- Picking the right gear
- Setting up audio
- Key features of the Sony a7
- Lighting your interviews with natural light
- Exterior and interior shooting
- Setting up the audio
- Properly framing your subject
- Interviewing off camera
- Shooting on smart phones
Skill Level Beginner
Lighting a Video Interviewwith Richard Harrington2h 28m Intermediate
Mastering Common Interview Questionswith Valerie Sutton56m 14s Intermediate
Video Foundations: Interviewswith Anthony Q. Artis1h 55m Intermediate
1. Choosing the Right Gear
2. Setting Up the Location
3. Setting Up the Interview
4. Shooting B-Roll
5. Variations on a Theme
6. After the Interview
Backing up SD card1m 5s
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