Smartphone Video Tips

DO THIS FIRST

  • Full battery
    • Get a portable charger
  • Plenty of storage
    • Use Google Photos or Amazon Photos for FREE
  • Airplane or DND mode
  • Know which camera you’ll use – front or back
  • Clean the lens

VIDEO

Shooting Tips

  • Camera settings – resolution
  • Landscape or vertical
  • Framing
  • AE and focus
  • Digital Zoom

Stability 

  • Be still – limit movement
  • Tripod or adaptor

Background

  • Clean and simple
  • No bright background
  • Inside vs outside

AUDIO

  • No mic? Get close and limit surrounding sounds.
  • Get close
  • Internal vs external mics 

LIGHTING

  • Brightness
  • Natural light – source and positioning
  • External light – LED