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Recording Tips

Top 10 Tablet Video Tips

  • Shoot in natural lighting
  • Pay attention to background noise and/or music
  • Avoid distracting backgrounds visually
  • Keep your footing stable
  • Hold the tablet with both hands
  • Focus the device on the items in the scenes
  • ALWAYS record in landscape mode
  • Film at eye-level to the subject
  • Vary your shots (if applicable)
  • Keep talking/narrating
  • Use lapel microphone if possible

How To Shoot Video With Your iPad

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