Constantly using the same straight-on, eye-level camera angle shows a lack of imagination and can be pretty boring to watch. Employing varied camera angles can send shockwaves of feelings through your audience and give you the ability to pull their emotional and psychological strings like a puppeteer.
Tomorrow is Thanksgiving and we are about to enter that time of year where cameras will be capturing video in a majority of households in the United States. Don't be that person who takes awful video that no one wants to watch! We all know what it's like to watch other people's home video and gotten either bored, motion sick or both. Unless you have some sort of sick desire for revenge, don't do it back to them! The way to avoid this is easy; something anyone can do.
Though art can be made in many forms, there are some concepts that hold true in every situation. Because of this, it can be very helpful to know the principles behind aesthetically pleasing framing so that every one of your shots tells the story you want it to.
There are all sorts of fun equipment that can help you move the camera. Tools like dollies, stabilizers, and boom arms have been giving us unique perspectives for years. In this training video we show you how to use each one of these tools in a way that will make your video look spectacular.