Shooting Video So It Doesn’t Cost an Arm & a Leg

At a time when peer production is amount the best possible routes to TV and film making success, how can you let a little thing like not having a top video camera stand in your way? You don’t have to, and here’s why:

Shoot Great Video Using Just Your Phone’s Camera – by Alan Henry

If you want to shoot good-looking video you don’t always need expensive gear. The folks at Wistia were tired of hearing people underestimate the power of the cameras we carry around with us, so they put together a great tutorial on how to shoot high-quality video using just your phone’s camera.

Wistia, a company that specializes in video hosting, did roll out some pretty serious lighting for the video, but the moral of the story is that positioning, lighting and light control, and the right apps for your mobile device can make all the difference when you’re going for quality. There’s no reason to consider a camera on a smartphone “not a real camera” for most people:

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