Shot variety is essential for making your video stand out to customers on our platform. Learn the tricks of the trade in this video tutorial by our video producer James.
One of the best ways to be a successful stringr is to capture a variety of shots. This will help you shoot a sequence that will tie together nicely.
But capturing a sequence isn’t always necessary. Shooting a variety of wide, medium and close shots, gives editors more to work with.
No matter what the request is, begin by working around the location. If you are close to the subject, work your way backwards. If you are far, work your way forward. To begin, record a variety of shots moving in one direction.
Once you have several wide shots, take a few steps forwards and repeat that process, shooting several medium shots while moving in the other direction.
After shooting at least three different shots in each phase, step closer and do another pass capturing close shots.
Finally, after gathering a number of different wide, medium and close shots, capture…
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