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This video course starts from the beginning, which is about coming up with great video ideas. You will learn what makes a video great, and how to come up with video topics for your target audience. You will walk through the pre-production process to ensure a smooth video shoot.
Before diving into how to shoot videos, we will cover our recommended equipment. We share our favorite equipment for any budget - including cameras, audio gear, lighting kits, and editing applications.
You will learn cinematography basics such as how to expose your video, how to compose great shots, how to film yourself, how to get great focus, and how to stabilize your shots. We cover how to do this for DSLR, mirrorless, smartphone, and webcam cameras. We even have a section on aerial drone videography!
You will learn how to record great audio. First, we cover the different types of microphones, and how to choose the right microphone for your video project. Then you learn how to use the different types of microphones. Plus, you will learn how to record audio in any environment, including getting rid of echo.
Lighting is one of the most important parts of video production, whether you are using a smartphone, webcam, or DSLR or mirrorless camera. You will learn how to use free and inexpensive lighting techniques, and how to set up a lighting kit like the pros using the three-point lighting system.
Once you understand everything about shooting your video, you will learn how to use editing to make your videos even better and more engaging. You will learn how to find free music for your videos, how to design better titles, and how to use calls to action to increase engagement and conversion.
After all this, you will learn how to better share your videos with the world. Learn how to choose the right platform for your video content. Get more views, likes, and shares with our tips for sharing on social media. And learn how to grow a YouTube channel with our best practices.