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.
With careful planning and execution you can turn footage shot during the day, into night-time magic. In this segment, we show you how to shoot day-for-night by using exposure, white balance, and creative framing. Plus we talk about choosing your shoot time to get the look you want. Following a few simple guidelines will help you avoid common pitfalls, and gather footage that’s ready for the final touches in post-production.
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.