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Still and Video Camera Framing

Framing Shots are all about composition. Rather than pointing the camera at the subject, you need to compose an image. Framing is the process of creating composition. Notes: Framing technique is very subjective. What one person finds dramatic, another may … Continue reading

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Basic Lighting & Interview Hints When Filming

Key Light A simple strong directional light gives the best modelling and structure to a shot. A key light provides the necessary exposure and brings out the three-dimensional aspects of the subject. When keying faces the decisions to be made … Continue reading

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Suggested E-mail Protocol & Etiquette

E-mail Essentials. E-mail can be an essential means to communicate. Effective use of e-mail requires clear guidelines and expectations. Some email content does not require a response. Those that do require a response and you can’t respond in a timely … Continue reading

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Filming – Crossing the Line – Reverse Cut

Particular in church filming I see the occurrence of crossing the line which produces an unnatural viewing, and can be disorientating for the viewer. The following is a small extract from the material I used in my training school. Trust … Continue reading

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