Going Handheld

Going Handheld

When using a DSLR or TV camera for video I would always heavily advise against using it “handheld”. This is because, to put it bluntly, it pretty much always looks terrible and unprofessional. The issue is that it introduces a lot of micro jitters to the footage (on...
A Guide to Camera Exposure

A Guide to Camera Exposure

The way cameras work can be complex and confusing, so here’s a little guide to try and explain things a bit better. Firstly, understanding how a camera works will make everything else make more sense. Essentially the two big parts of a camera are the lens and the...
Using Skype for a TV recording

Using Skype for a TV recording

A test with your interviewee / correspondent is always good in advance, to check for any issues with their internet signal and setup; also, to brief them on what they’ll be able to see and hear. Interviewee / correspondent: To be interviewed using Skype, you’ll need a...
Using FaceTime for a TV recording

Using FaceTime for a TV recording

A test with your interviewee / correspondent is always good in advance, to check for any issues with their internet signal and setup; also, to brief them on what they’ll be able to see and hear. Interviewee / correspondent: To be interviewed using FaceTime, you’ll...
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