Common Pitfalls When Shooting Slow Motion

Slow motion is everywhere. Almost every video, movie, or show, includes a slow-mo sequence at some point. It is as ubiquitous as a dolly in/zoom out shot. Naturally, this means every beginner feels drawn to suing this technique to add some flare to their first projects. It really isn’t hard to learn when you’re just […]

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The 3 Main Concepts Every Visual Artist Has to Know

The very first thing you’re likely to hear while working with a camera is something called “the three pillars”. This refers to the aperture, the shutter speed and the ISO. And they will be the key to making a high quality, well illuminated scene. This is something you want to make sure to understand completely […]

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Mistakes Every Video Maker Should Avoid

If you’re about to have an existential crisis because your videos have a slightly homemade aesthetic to them even though you’ve been working hard trying to become a better filmmaker, don’t worry. A possible lack of talent is not the issue. Rather, it might be that you’re making one of these mistakes. In videography, not […]

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Creating Your First Demo Reel

If you’re looking to make money as a videographer, there’s a very important thing you’ll need besides talent and equipment, a demo a reel. A reel is a presentation card for any aspiring videographer. It’s what potential clients or employers will see before deciding to hire you. As such, it needs to be professional, engaging, […]

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Practical Tips for Shooting Amazing Wedding Videos

Whether you look at videography as a hobby or a serious career, chances are you’ll have to shoot a wedding at some point. While it’s probably one of the challenging types of video you’ll have to do at the beginning of your career, it will be just as an enriching. Wedding videos aren’t easy but […]

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Lighting Angles Visual Artists Should Know

Whether you’re taking pictures for a paid gig, shooting some test videos, or in the middle of filming your first movie, you’ll need to understand how lights work in regards to your camera. Good lighting can alter the mood of a scene or even completely transform the way a subject looks, so all visual artists […]

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How to Find a Niche as a Video Producer

Now that everyone has a functioning camera right in their pocket, the market for video producers has become really crowded. Everyone’s making and uploading videos to multiple platforms at all times and they don’t even have to invest in a fancy camera, it’s all possible with even the cheapest smartphone. This means that any newcomers […]

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Tips for Making a Great Sports Video

Every kind of video has its own challenges, but few are as difficult to make as sports videos. After all, a good sports video isn’t just about the quality of the image, it needs to capture the spirit of the moment and the emotion involved as well. Sports videos require more than a good camera. […]

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How to Choose the Perfect Videographer for an Event

Planning an event is all about choosing the right venue, making sure to pick the right menu, curating the guest list, and providing the right entertainment. But none of that will matter if there’s no one to capture the moment. Even though nowadays most phones have more than adequate cameras to shoot some high-quality pictures […]

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Mistakes That Out You as an Amateur Film Maker

The difference between an amateur and an experienced filmmaker isn’t always expensive equipment or the number of awards in the shelf. Most of the times it comes down to something that has a lot more to do with the emotion of the film than the quality of the images. Many films can come across as […]

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