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Holding a camera in one hand and trying to do an experiment in the other is really difficult. Making education videos can be more dangerous than some people think.

So many important things to do, getting ready for a video shoot. Getting the lighting setup is one of the most crucial. Getting a good set of lights that show the true colour saves hours in post processing, and even then getting the colour right at the time makes the colours more vibrant.

Do you find it difficult talking to your audience on YouTube and other videos, instead of seeing my ayudience alll I see is the camera operator at the back of the camera, or sometimes just a camera. To improve the situation you can put up a teleprompter with someone to talk to on it via facetim...

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Getting the right shot can be difficult. Here we just couldn't get the right angle of the car moving down the track, at least not until we turned the camera upside down and then we could get it low enough, but also holding the camera in the sink.

To get that special shot of what is happening we need to use some specialised equipment, here we are using a magic arm to position the camera just in the right place to get the shot #makingbettervideo

Setting up the lights ready to record, some of the memories of the world war 2. Preserving some of these stories before they are forever lost.

Trying out our new Canon 70-200mm USM III Telephoto lens. Got a good deal @ProAV also with a Β£200 cash back from Canon

The Sunday Shoot
The most essential part of the shoot is our clapperboard. We use this to synchronise the three cameras and the sound track, and to identify the film footage. With all three cameras on me when I can press a button on the digital slate to record a sound "the clap" and a visual impr...

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Philip M Russell LtdΒ  is a Hemel Hempstead based video production and animation company producing creative, entertaining and engaging videos for all. Whether you need a promotional video, training video, charity video, web video banner ad or streaming video we can help.

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