This module will introduce you to all the important aspects that will allow you to successfully carry out your recordings. Recording a video should be properly prepared in order for the recording to go smoothly.
The recordingBefore you start the recording, you obviously need the right equipment:
- An analogue camera
- A digital camera
- A webcam
A tripod comes in handy to avoid shaky images.
A separate microphone is not always necessary, usually the built-in microphone of your camera is sufficient.
You don't always need extra lighting; for outdoor shots in daylight for example, it is unnecessary. If you do use extra lighting, it should be properly set up in order to obtain the desired effect or result. This will be explained further later in this workshop.
You can use different types of cameras: