Understanding different types of lighting techniques is a great skill to know when creating a video. There are 3 lighting techniques in particular that are great to know. Short lighting, split lighting, and butterfly lighting.
Diffusion gels are a great way to make harsh tungsten lights give off a softer light. It works great for spreading your light and softening shadows which can be great lighting your scenes better. In this episode of the Reel Rebel, video production expert Stephen Schweickart introduces the benefits of using light diffusion gels.
Awesome looking slow motion video can take something ordinary and make it look really cool. For example, watching a water balloon pop in slow motion can be a lot more entertaining when it’s slowed down as opposed to watching it at regular speed. If you are looking to create slow motion in iMovie or Premiere CS6, this video may be helpful.
Script Writing may be one of the wisest choices you can make when preparing to create a video for your business. Creating a great video is much more than just having an idea and grabing your camera. Taking the time to outline your idea is a great way to iron out your idea and plan for the type of footage you want to capture.