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You Can Now Shoot Professional Videos with Your Smartphone

by Kwak Minjun Web Designer

People are of the impression that shooting cinematic videos with their smartphones is next to impossible. Yet there are certain tricks and hacks to shooting professional videos if you know what you are looking for. Moreover, with the latest smartphone gadgets in the market focusing on high definition picture and video quality, shooting professional quality videos with smartphones has gained significant fame.

Why is shooting cinematic videos with smartphones becoming popular?

Professional video content creators are now looking to the various advantages that come with shooting cinematic videos with smartphones.

  • Google Play Store and the iPhone App Store both come with numerous video editing apps that enhance the functionality of shooting. Moreover, such apps have various editing options to achieve the ultimate cinematic look and also include the option of viewing them in different social media websites.
  • The ease of mobility of the mobile phones is possibly the most attractive reason of all. The tedious packing and safety measures taken for the large camera devices and lens,take away the spontaneity of shooting a video. As an opportunity presents itself, mobile phones are forever available with their ease of access.
  • Since some of the smartphone launches have proved themselves capable of shooting professional quality videos, video entrepreneurs are now resorting to mobile shooting due to its affordability.

Mind the audio in the video

The quality of the audio matters as much as that of the video image itself. Unless you are planning on adding new audio track while video editing, consider the audio in the video important. Most of the inbuilt microphones of the smartphones are of poor quality and record the harsh wind noises and surrounding disturbances. Hence, recording indoors is recommended than recording outdoors, however, if your video needs the outdoor ambience, then go for an external audio recording device.

Check the lighting

Shoot in brightly lit areas to avoid grainy spots in the video and unnecessary shadowy areas. A good quality video could always be identified with its lighting features. While shooting a professional quality video with your smartphone keep in check to not point the lens directly at the light source as it would create lens flaring and unusable overexposed footage.

Enhance the videos with the different mobile apps

Android and iPhone users could relate to this as there is an abundance of video editing apps in both the stores. There are apps that could guide you through the unknown camera features of your smartphone while others provide professional shooting techniques. Investing in a few apps that have a reputation could help bring significant changes in your video quality.


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About Kwak Minjun Advanced   Web Designer

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Created on Aug 30th 2017 06:06. Viewed 840 times.

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