Exposure to local culture is a big part of the appeal of travel, but, like at home, not everyone is open to being on camera. Some people, cultures and religions are sensitive about image-making in general. Some countries don’t like you to take pictures of military facilities, and some are sensitive about recording children. It’s wise to research the customs, laws, and expectations of the places you’re visiting.
If you’re of the more technically-minded type of video maker, you may not have considered just how important color is. What do you think of visually when you think of terms like “warm”, “cool”, and “neutral?” Color is one of the strongest ways to set the overall tone in a video—in each frame and in the production as a whole.
It’s exciting to travel to a new place, exploring new locations and cultures: video is a great way to share these experiences. You’re probably going to want to add music to your travel video, and maybe even to some stock images or footage to enhance your production. Unfortunately, we all know you can’t just pluck your favourites off the internet—you’d be violating copyright laws.
You’ve got great travel footage, but now what? In this lesson we’ll look at how to put your video together effectively and tell a story.
Color grading is a creative process where you make choices about the color temperature, exposure and saturation of your video clips. Applying these can set the tone for your video production.
What are the WordPress PHP coding standards? In this video from my course, Learn PHP for WordPress, you’ll learn all about the coding standards and why they’re important.
One of most common mistakes to make when filming, is backlighting. This happens when you place a subject in front of a bright light source and they become incredibly dark. You may want to rethink the positioning of your subject or consider using external lights.
Video can take your viewers to the heart of the action and make your audience feel like they’re there themselves. It’s easier to record great travel videos than ever before, but few people really know how to capture video beyond hitting the record button.
Have you ever noticed that certain lenses just have a “look” about them? One of the main contributors to this is the focal length of the lens which creates compression between the subject and background.
A macro lens isn’t going to be one that you pull out in every situation: it has a specific job, but it does it extremely well. That purpose is to magnify the most minute of details to life-size.
So you’ve found a beautiful WordPress theme. It has a fantastic style, and it seems just right for your project. But how do you know if it’s just as good under the hood?
Why does WordPress use PHP? In this video from my course, Learn PHP for WordPress, you’ll get a detailed answer to this question. I’ll give you an introduction to what PHP is and then show you why it’s used in WordPress.
It’s exciting to travel to a new place, exploring new locations and cultures. Video is a great way to share these experiences; it’s one of the most powerful mediums for storytelling. Video can take you to the heart of the action and make your audience feel like they’re there themselves. It’s easier to record than ever before, but few people know how to create a really compelling video.