Five Tips for Video Testimonial Interviews

One of the most challenging aspects of video is interviewing someone for a testimonial. Not everyone has the ability to speak and appear comfortable on camera. So in order to get the most genuine response from the subject (or interviewee), the interviewer has to be adaptive, engaging and inviting.

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Video Color Correction

Color correction is extremely vital for shooting any kind of video these days. And there are tons of filters and softwares out there that can make this once complicated process an easy one. Color Correction or Grading can really make that average looking shot ‘pop’ and grab the viewers attention. At Render we typically like to shoot things very flat with our Canon EOS 7D SLR giving the image a very neutral and almost bland look. This gives us more range and leverage in post to make the video really shine by increasing or decreasing the color saturation. Luckily there is no right or wrong way to color correcting video for the web because there are no standards like there are for broadcast television. So you can have a lot of fun with this step and really put your creative stamp on your video.

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Using a Camera Slider

It’s Every Videographers Favorite Accessory!

Having a slider really increases the production quality of your video. They literally breathe life into a shot by adding depth and motion. It’s no longer static and boring, but engaging when the camera tracks from one side of the frame to the other or pulls the viewer closer to the subject.

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