Posts Tagged with: Video 101

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The Three Essential Mic Setups and When to Use Them

5 MIN TO READ Sure, having the newest, cutting-edge audio equipment is always ideal. However, there are other ways to approach audio that won’t break your budget while still making a significant difference to your finished videos. For example, simply having the right mic setups for capturing sound can help avoid many common audio problems. In this post, SproutVideo’s Head of Video Production, Nick…

Best Practices for Perfect Studio Lighting

6 MIN TO READ Ever wonder how the pros manage to get that perfect, glow-y lighting when filming in a studio? You’re about to find out. In this episode of our How To Video series, we cover best practices for studio lighting. Our video tutorial walks you through the equipment to use, and exactly how to position your different lights to get the best results. Keep reading…

Master the Classic Interview Lighting Setup

4 MIN TO READ In this episode of our How To Video series, learn how to recreate soft, natural, and flattering lighting for a classic interview setup, and banish dark shadows for good! We’ll cover the tools you need, as well as how to determine when the lighting is just right. Keeping reading and watch the video below to gain new expertise in this…

How to Use Color To Make Your Videos Stand Out

4 MIN TO READ Choosing the right color schemes for your company and the content you produce is more important than many people think. The impact of color selections on the mood of consumers and the associations that are subconsciously made by certain color combinations can greatly affect the image your brand is projecting. Here’s how to use color effectively in your videos to…

Use a Single Take for a Simply Stunning Effect

9 MIN TO READ From epic fifteen minute long fight scenes, to fun holiday commercials, single take shots are suddenly everywhere. What used to be a cinematic feat is rapidly becoming commonplace in TV shows, music videos, and online videos. Still, not all “oners” are made the same way, or for the same reasons. If you’re considering attempting a single take, whether it’s to…

The Psychology of Video: Why Video Makes People More Likely to Buy

5 MIN TO READ It’s no secret – video is everywhere! Brands are using video in new and exciting ways and enjoying unheard of results, like higher time on page, lower bounce rate, and jumps in SEO. But why? What is it about video that leads to higher engagement and interaction rates? It has a lot to do with human psychology. Video as a…

Exactly How to Design an Effective Training Video Series

6 MIN TO READ (Photo Credit: GaudiLab on Shutterstock) Video has exploded as a training tool, and it’s no wonder. Video is highly engaging, and studies have shown it can boost retention and learning compared to other forms of instruction. Not so long ago, we shared how you can successfully design, implement, and analyze a video-based training program for your employees. In today’s post, we’re taking…