Behind the scenes

Presenter-Focused Pointers for your Video Shoot

Taking you “behind the scenes”. On-camera prep tips for your next video shoot. Plus, common mistakes that can be a challenge to fix in the edit.

Model Guide: How to Get Your Hair Camera-Ready for Video

September 26, 2014 Behind the scenes

Learn how to get your hair camera ready for your video shoots. A reader writes to me about a sensitive issue involving how her hair appears on video. I’ve outline steps (taken from my modeling background) that will help you prep your hair for your next video shoot. Learn why adding more volume to your hair is important for on-camera work. Plus bonus tips for thinning hair and what to avoid doing on-screen. These recommendations also apply to my male readers.

Avoid the Hallmark of Bad Green Screening. Fail Proof Green Screen Tips

Using “green screen” can open up a world of fun and creative possibilities. I am of course assuming you are going to use a green screen to help you communicate your message in a fun, creative way. As you read on, you’ll learn important principles and best practices to help you make the best creative choice for your video creations, as well as avoid any angst when editing your video.

Are you Self-conscious on Video? Master your Oncamera Fears like a Pro

Jedi mindset tricks to help you Master your on-camera fears. Learn how you can stop zeroing in on your flaws and discover how you can be masterful, compelling and commanding in your videos.

Self-Producing your Videos? Video Editing Mistakes that Ruin Your On-camera Authority

video editing

Like a Shark – Video Footage Must Move or it Dies. Your viewers will struggle to pay attention if they are forced to look at the same scene for too long. At the most basic level, editing can mean chopping out all the boring bits. Learn to identify these by knowing when to cut and avoid amateur edits.

Shift your Focus. Emotionally Influence Your Audience

Did you know you can Emotionally Influence Your Audience, control the mood, and direct the attention of your viewers with this simple technique.

How to Bring Your Personal Vision to Life in 5 Simple Steps

Before you begin filming your video presentations, it is well worth investing time to build your personal vision first. Start by applying these 5 simple steps.