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Tip #976: 11 Practical Tips to Film Yourself
It doesn’t take a lot of gear, but planning helps.
This article, written by Joe Frederick, first appeared in PremiumBeat.com. This is a summary.
As production equipment has become more accessible, the amount of people looking to regularly film themselves is on the rise. However, there’s a real art to filming yourself successfully. Here are some tips from Jonty Egginton (“The Video Creators”) and Sarah Outen (Filmmaker).
- Use the Right Camera
- Stabilize the Camera
- Get Quality Audio
- Control Your Lighting
- Film in 4K
- Go with Multiple Cameras
- Be Creative
- Be Natural
- Re-Watch Your Previous Videos
- Edit Your Videos Yourself
- Know How and Where to Distribute Videos
The article has more details and example videos to illustrate these points.