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How to interview people on camera

Interviewing people for your content can be a daunting prospect, especially if you’re capturing the footage as well as trying to direct what your interviewee is saying or contributing simultaneously. As somebody who gets anxious about interviewing in general, I sometimes struggle with the thought of coming up with questions and getting the best out […]

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Lighting: how to get the best out of what you’ve got

Lighting can be quite a daunting aspect of self-shooting. There are so many options for how you light and the slightest adjustment can leave your subject looking over/underexposed.  Luckily, for most content, you only really need one key lighting source. However, you can add backlighting or fill lighting to see a real step up in […]

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5 ways to make an impact without sound in your video content

Before I get into the nitty gritty of producing video without sound, let me make something abundantly clear. I LIKE AUDIO. I’m a sucker for a good podcast. I have a degree in music. I took a module in sound design as part of that degree. Oh thank you for asking, I got a first. […]

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6 creative brands that have turned heads on TikTok

It’s fair to say TikTok is now a household platform and the chances of you or your family members not knowing what it is, are little to none. But when it comes to brands on TikTok, who is nailing it and why? There’s no doubting it’s astonishing rise in popularity within the last 5 years. […]

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What I have learned as a 24-year-old videographer

Over the last 7 years I have learned something… being a videographer can be mentally and physically demanding at times. From 12 hour shoots, to multiple complex pieces of equipment to monitor. From time management efficiency to creating relationships and developing personal skills with clients. From pre-production to post, the job of a videographer can […]

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3 ways to back up your footage

You have some video content, but you only have it saved in one place and oh no…that hard drive gets lost/stolen/corrupted/accidentally wiped and you lose your content. Unfortunately you’d be surprised at how many people lose video content just because they forgot or didn’t know where to back up their video content. It’s such a […]

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How are brands using video on different social media in 2021?

There are so many outlets for video these days; YouTube, TikTok, Snapchat, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, just to name a few. But what are brands doing differently on each of those platforms, and why? Let’s take a look at how some brands are using their social channels to really push unique original content. Patagonia on YouTube […]

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How to achieve better framing and focus in your video content

With modern-day phone cameras, it’s really easy to achieve high-quality video and with just a few quick and easy tips, you can really start to make your content look and feel even better. It’s harder than ever to spot the difference between professional and amateur video footage these days. The difference usually lies in how […]

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Best settings for recording through Zoom

We’ve all had to contend with dodgy Zoom video quality in some way shape or form over the last year. Whether that be through a bad internet connection, a terribly framed shot, or just some bad lighting. These are usually just inconveniencing at best, but that all changes when you need to use Zoom to […]

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How to use slow motion to create emotion

Slow motion video has been a phenomenon for years, it’s not something new. If you go way back to the early days of film and flick through different films, documentaries, sport broadcasts etc… you will find glorious and impactful slow motion scenes. When watching a video, do you ever stop and notice the frequency and […]