Get Better Audio While Shooting Video with Your Smartphone or Mobile Camera

Everyone is shooting video with their smartphones, mobile cameras, iPad and tablets these days but often forget that audio is as important as video quality; getting better audio on a any mobile device, however, can be a real challenge.

Nowadays, most mobile devices, like cellular smartphones, iPads and tablets have an excellent video camera and recording features that allow you to record high quality videos with a minimum of 720p HD resolution. These features allow almost anyone with a recent mobile device to record anything that he wants in glorious high definition and actually make the video look pretty close to professional with a little proper filming technique that is easy to learn.

However, the biggest drawback of shooting video with a mobile device is the quality of the audio captured can be terrible. Continue reading “Get Better Audio While Shooting Video with Your Smartphone or Mobile Camera”

10 Tricks To Make Your Amateur Videos Look Professional

The secret to making your amateur videos look professional is not nearly as much about the video gear you are using as it is the technique. A lot of the amateur filmmakers today don’t necessarily have all the fancy equipment and gear to make perfect quality videos, but it’s not the equipment that makes the videographer, vlogger or YouTube personality – many are simply using their mobile phones to make great video. There are certain tricks that you can use to make your amateur videos look professional as discussed in the video from Griffin Hammond (who made an excellent documentary about Sriracha) below. With these ten tricks you can take a bad video and make it look much better. Continue reading “10 Tricks To Make Your Amateur Videos Look Professional”