How to use a Tripod.
The easiest way to distinguish a thoughtful video from a Friday Night Drunken YouTube Deluxe is by placing your camera on a tripod. Hand held has its place, but a steady frame is simply a fundamental of good film making.
1)Set up tripod
2)Take camera out of camera case
3)Place camera on tripod
4)Produce ground breaking work in digital media
Additionally,use zoom sparingly. You should have a VERY good reason to ever zoom in or zoom out of something, and NEVER zoom in and zoom out within a single shot—Tacky.
published Mar 3
revised Mar 7