Videography Techniques 101

RULE OF THIRDS


FRAMING

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VANTAGE POINTS

Vantage Points 


COMPOSITION

Shoot wide, medium, and close shots.


OTHER TIPS

  • Be conscious of lighting. Where is your main light source coming from?Try to keep the light to your back (don’t shoot into the sun or windows).
  • Use a tripod and steady your shots.
  • Do not use zooms and pans.
  • Hold shots for at least 15 seconds.
  • When you say “I have enough,” get more. You can never can have enough close-ups to help you avoid jump cuts.
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