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Do you shoot video on your phone? Watch this video for some tips!

Are you thinking of shooting video with your phone?


With the power to shoot HD video in almost everyone’s pocket these days, it is helpful to know some fundamentals of video production in order to maximize the effectiveness of your videos. In this digital age of ubiquitous, democratized content, you need to stand above the rest and demand your viewer’s attention by creating your videos using principles and methods that are proven to work. In this installment of our Top Tips series, I will give you what I feel are some of the top tips in order to create quality videos using whatever device you may have on hand.

In this video I will cover the following topics:

  • Camera/Device Selection
  • Mounting on Tripod
  • Orientation of Video Device
  • Lighting!
  • Quality Audio
  • Framing the Shot

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Resources and Links

I can help you find hardware that fits your budget and needs, contact us for a customized list of gear. Here are some links to general recommendations or types of equipment that will help you shoot your own videos and keep costs down but still look professional. DISCLAIMER: I am not endorsing any specific products or brands and are merely for reference purposes. None of my recommendations would do a fraction as good of a job as professional-grade equipment.

More on Mediavolution’s Video Production and Training/Consulting Services:

The World Communicates Visually

Once the exclusive domain of TV networks and deep-pocketed corporations, video messaging has become not only ubiquitous, but mandatory. Mediavolution Visual Strategies goes above and beyond your traditional production house; our job doesn’t end when we drop a video on your doorstep. We have helped  clients go from zero to fully self sustaining, in-house studio production. We can customize a training curriculum for your needs if you want to start shooting your own video. Let us help you set the bar high, get, and keep your viewers attention with quality video production.



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About the Author


In 2005, Chris Paolucci launched his first business in New York before relocating operations to the Northern Virginia/ Washington DC Metro Area. Chris has provided a broad array of services across diverse industries including Non-Profits, Education, Medical, and Technology. Included in the clients that have benefitted from Chris’s work are Pearson Education Inc., TLC Laser Eye Centers, Network Solutions, Neustar, Inc., and many more local and national entities. When not building relations with clients, Chris enjoys hiking with his wife, son and dog, bass fishing, rock climbing, hot yoga and snowboarding.