How to Shoot Better Video: The Top 5 Production Tips

Top 5 Tips for Better Video

Creating and Shooting Video Productions is Hard, Or is it?

A lot of people think shooting with video cameras is hard.

And it’s true that lots of folks do get video production wrong. But it does not have to be this way. You can shoot better video, and look (and sound) great if you use a few simple tips and techniques.

Feel Better By Meeting The 5 Basics

You will feel better for it because you will know that you have met the basics and your story will be visually solid.

After all, if you feel better about your content, you will tell more stories on the web and you will connect better with your customers.

More video content can mean more viewers and more potential customers. That can improve traffic and help with SEO, as well.

How to Shoot Video: My Top 5 Tips

  • Sound – if you miss this one, you are sunk!
  • Steady – how to lock in your grip
  • Soft – don’t let harsh lighting ruin your shot
  • Sideways – video is horizontal and use the Rule of Thirds
  • Excitement – this is where the story gets good

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By the way, “Wilderize” is the old name for this site which is now called “New Wild Media“.

Here is the link to the inexpensive but good smartphone mic I promised in the video.

How Can You Get Good at Making Great Looking Videos?

Make some small efforts, learn some good habits and get big paybacks; your videos will be better heard, less shaky, better lit and well balanced.

And most importantly, the excitement you capture will make for great storytelling.

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