When you see an accomplished TV presenter or YouTube star performing on camera, it can seem natural, like a “gift” that you either have or don’t have. But in truth, on-camera performance is a skill that can be learned just like anything else.
Neat Video is a professional video de-noising plugin that is highly regarded for its ability to remove noise without compromising too much detail. If you’ve ever found yourself recording in less than ideal conditions and forced to use a high ISO, you will probably benefit from adding Neat Video to your post-production workflow.
Choosing the right lower thirds for your broadcasts might seem like a small detail, but it’s actually a graphic that can make a big difference. How do you choose something that has professional impact whilst also being understated enough so as not to overshadow your content?
Should you speak off the cuff, or write a script and read it off a teleprompter? In this video from my course, Improve Your On-Camera Performance, we’ll look at the pros and cons of both methods. You’ll also get some tips on writing an effective script and how to appear natural while using a teleprompter.
It’s impossible to learn every skill you need as a creative. Animation in Adobe After Effects is one of those skills that comes with a steep learning curve.
When you’re delivering a video presentation, should you script everything in advance? How do you balance planning and spontaneity? How can you ensure that you appear relaxed and comfortable on camera, even if your nerves are jangling?
If you want to command attention and communicate your message effectively on video, your facial expressions are crucial. In this video from my course, Improve Your On-Camera Performance, you’ll learn about the importance of eye contact and how to use facial expressions to appear more animated, as well as getting more tips to ensure you look your best on camera.
If you’ve developed a love for video and you don’t know about overlays, you need this article. For those who already know, and are searching for the perfect overlay, we’ve got you covered.
In this tutorial we will learn how we can fake slow motion on our drone footage. Why would we ever need to do this? Well let’s say you have a drone shot that is perfect for your video, however it is just a few seconds too short. You can stretch that footage out a bit, emulating a natural slow motion look to add the extra few seconds to the shot you need! Let’s take a look at how this is done.
If you’re thinking about starting your own news broadcast, it can be overwhelming to think about all the different elements you’ll need to pull it together. Openers, graphics, lower thirds… it’s a lot to consider. Thankfully there are some talented authors over on ThemeKeeper Market who’ve put together whole packages for you.
Putting someone in front of a camera and asking them questions can be brutal. In this lesson you will learn how to lessen the impact of the process of filming an interview and put your interviewee more at ease.