Video On A Budget: Account for Strengths, Weaknesses of Gear
A mentor once told me that it’s not hard to get Hollywood results on a Hollywood budget. It’s much harder to deliver on limited resources, but it is not impossible.
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Video ResourceThe Challenges of Interfacing HDMI In the World of Professional Audio/Video
A whitepaper provided by Worship Tech Director and Kramer offers ways to learn how to overcome the challenges that HDMI presents in a multi-point distributed Audio/Video installation.
We employ a lot of color filters, which add a colorful and thematic orange tone to the footage. These filters also conceal the color problems on our in-house camera. In addition, we style the videos with quick cuts, dutch angles, and filters that emulate old TV scan lines. Like a magician, we want the audience looking at one thing while we do another; focused on the message, and less so on the actual footage.
If you don’t have a theme that lends itself to this style, is there another type of filter that helps your footage? It doesn’t have to be super obvious and garish. Maybe a subtle saturation boost or a soft contrast might be all you need. The editing provides a way to both reinforce our theme and maximize our footage.
A mentor once told me that it’s not hard to get Hollywood results on a Hollywood budget. They can afford the best gear, the best talent, the best technicians. When you have all those things, all you really need to do is keep out of the way and not screw it up.
It’s much harder to deliver on limited resources, but neither is it impossible.
Conceal flaws. Emphasize positives. Change lives.
Latest ResourceFor Lighting Design, What Software Is The Right Match For Your Needs? (Part 3)
Dig into this final part of a three-part series that looks into choices for lighting design software, including Vectorworks and LightConverse, and how each can best serve the needs of your church.