5 Important Tips for Shooting Your Digital Video
In digital video production, there are five key things you should consider while packing your camera gear and shooting your video. There are actually several hundred things I could cite, but I’ve chosen five that many people forget when thinking about how to make videos.
1. Pack a Separate Bag (usually called a “ditty bag”) of camera-related materials including:
A slate. I make mine out of a piece of stiff cardboard with a slate face printed on paper and glued to one side. I cover this with celluloid material and use a dry-erase marker to mark the slate and a paper towel to erase it. If the celluloid gets worn I can easily replace it. The slate doesn’t need a clapper stick on top if you’re recording audio only to your camera.
A lens cleaning kit – lens cleaning fluid, lens cleaning tissue and a squeeze bulb with a soft brush attached to