The Standards in Creating Video
If ever you have a camera recorder at your home, then you might have the idea that it is easy to create home captured videos. All you need to do is just to focus the lens and then shoot. But if you have to play the footage then you will notice that it is just simply like the ones we see on TV. It is not captured quite in a way that gives it the rights to be compared to moves. Therefore, video shooting is not that easy if you only have your camera to rely on, even if you are very carefully in shooting, still you end up with lots of junk.
Criticizing a good film is not that hard anymore. This is because a lot of us are used to watching movies on television, this helps build a standards in our judgment regarding what is a good captured and edited film would be like. We expect to see a title at every beginning of a video or a film, the some sets of quality shots that is being weaved together to create a story in a very nice way. We also would expect an interesting transition between the shots like fading, spinning and many more. Along with all these, we would also expect soundtracks that will go with the film.
If you are wondering what a “shot” is, this is best known as the certain subjects being filmed or captured on camera drawn from a specific angle.
As you notice on you regular television shows, you may see that it is often rare to have a camera stay on one angle for over 10 seconds or so. This is because that film director will have to cut in each angles to keep the film very interesting and not boring. This for example is when you see a video with the camera focused on a woman’s face while talking to a guy, and then suddenly switch to focus on her hands holding a glass of wine and still having the soundtrack to continue.
If you have understood this article, then you will realize that even if you are just filming your family camping trip, it will be better to have these different elements be observed on your film. This way, it will create a story and make it seen on different angles to ad interest on your shots and to make it seem not too amateur.
You may further want to increase your film quality through video editing if you have the software.