Making Better video

Whether this is your first video or your 100th, whether you are a professional or just starting out,  here you can find how to learn a new technique or about some new hardware that can help you in your making better videos. I have been making films for 50 years and now my sons also are learning, so come along with me and learn with me, how to go about making better video.

How to videos with a difference -  Exercises to help you in making better video 

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Location. Its where everything starts
Lighting Basics and Reflectors. The location needs improving
Sound. The second most important thing about video
Prepare. You don't need a script but you do need a plan
The Camera I have a camera/phone now I can make a video. Wrong.
The Talent. Who you watch the stars of the video
Props People move - they need to interact with things.
The equipment. Making better videos requires a little bit extra
Basic Techniques Some of the basics to get you going.
The team, all those needed to make a production a success.
The Lenses. Move the image without moving everything else
More cameras more work. But there are alternatives
The editor - cheap or expensive it makes the difference
Foley. The sounds that you expected and needed to hear but didn't
Colour Grading - making it all look beautiful or thematic

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Posting on Feb 14, 2022

The Slider Fast becoming one of the most useful tools you can own to help you in making better video

Posted on Feb 10, 2022

The Monopod Not a one legged tripod, but a really versitile tool to help you take a range of video shots and improve you making better video
Top 10 Tips and Tricks for using a Monopod for Video

Posted on Jan 29, 2022

Top 10 Tips for using a Tripod.
A quick and easy reference for using a tripod