Better Travel Videos: How to Effectively Frame Your Shots
It’s exciting to travel to a new place, exploring
new locations and cultures. Video is a
great way to share these experiences, it’s one of the most powerful mediums for
storytelling. Video can take you to the heart of the action and make your
audience feel like they’re there themselves. It’s easier to record video than
ever before, but few people really know how to capture video beyond hitting the
When you frame a shot, you adjust the camera’s position
until you achieve your desired composition. Should you shoot wide, or closer
up? What you shoot and the order you arrange the shots in later,
is entirely up to you, and the choices you make will influence your story and
how others interpret it.
In this lesson, we’ll help you get into the mind-set of quick
thinking and good, on-the-spot decision making, so that the footage you shoot
will be worthwhile.
If you found this video useful, then check out the
full course: How
to Record Better Travel Videos. Learn how to
record compelling travel videos that people will want to watch and share, maybe
even buy. The course looks which camera to choose, how to compose shots, capturing
audio and how use video for its strengths to tell a story.
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