How to film a piece to camera



How to film a piece to camera – 3 top tips

When shooting a video for YouTube or social media there are some things to consider which will help you to create high quality engaging video content.

This blog looks at how to film a piece to camera and offers 3 practical tips on how to shoot a youtube video of your own.

How to film a piece to camera – Tip 1

When creating a piece to camera video you should always try and connect with the viewer. The best way to do this is to position yourself centrally in the frame with your eyes at roughly 2/3 of the way up the screen on the horizontal. This allows you to connect with the viewer and make them feel you are speaking directly to them.

How to film a piece to camera – Tip 2

The second tip is to avoid distracting backgrounds. This can include bright colours, objects or other people behind you. This can be distracting for the viewer and can detract from the message or information you are trying to convey in the video.

How to film a piece to camera – Tip 3

Our third tip for filming a piece to camera is to avoid noisy environments if possible. Background noise can be distracting for the viewer and can detract from the message or information being given in the video. Try to find somewhere free of noise or interruptions where you can film your video in peace.

Further hints and tips

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