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Afraid of the Camera? Face Your Fears With These 13 Tips

5 MIN TO READ Butterflies, jitters, dry mouth, vertigo, even mild nausea – all symptoms of the fact that you’re just plain uncomfortable in front of the camera. From our experience, that’s very common. In fact, it’s normal. But, it doesn’t have to be that way. In this post, we cover thirteen of the best tips for overcoming your fear of the lens to help you face…

What Not to Say in Your Marketing Video

3 MIN TO READ Sometimes, it’s what you don’t say that really counts. This couldn’t be more true for marketing videos, where choosing your words wisely makes a world of difference to the success of your campaign.  In this post, we’ll look at what NOT to say in your marketing video. From scripts that aren’t realistic to videos that omit that all-important call-to-action, if you…

Frame Your Shots Properly for More Impactful Videos

4 MIN TO READ Ever watch a movie that just gets your heart pounding, whether from suspense, action, or a scare? Getting a strong emotional reaction out of viewers drives engagement, sharing, and brand recall, making it an important factor in the success of your videos. The way you frame your shots has a lot to do with their impact on viewers. Here’s how to get…

Which Famous Director Are You?

4 MIN TO READ It’s time to put the camera down, step away from the editing software, and have a little fun! How do we propose you do that? Take some time out to find out which director’s style you have, of course. Do you love to use specials effects for that wow factor? Are lovable characters a feature of every video you make?…

10 Tips for Filming in the Snow

2 MIN TO READ Winter is fully upon us, with chilly winds urging many to stay cozy indoors. However, some of the best and most reusable footage can be captured during the coldest weather, providing you know how to prepare. In this post, we’re setting you up with the key info you’ll need to film in the snow, from looking after your equipment to…

How To Build an iPhone Camera Rig and Produce Damn Fine 4K Video

8 MIN TO READ Today’s guest post comes from Zack Ford, the owner of Barbaric Media, a video production studio based in Manhattan. I am shooting films with vibrant picture quality and crisp sound design, and I am doing it with an iPhone 6s. Using a camera rig I invented, and utilizing Adobe Premiere for my entire post-production process, I have turned my small…

Five Filming Tips for Easier Editing

3 MIN TO READ In a world where producing great video is essential, and capturing HD footage is effortless, editing has become the special sauce that can set you apart. Tommy Tranfaglia and his team created DreamItReel to give the masses access to professional video editing. As video editing experts, they know all too well that not all footage is created equal. Here are…

Introduction to Motion Graphics

5 MIN TO READ In this guest post from Motion Array, learn how to design and use motion graphics in your videos. There are lots of elements to making a great video, from shot composition to editing techniques and color grading. One often overlooked element is motion graphics. It’s true that not every video needs graphics, and it’s also true that poorly conceived graphics…