EPIC Video in BORING LOCATIONS – 7 Tips for Getting CINEMATIC FOOTAGE anywhere
7 Tips for Getting CINEMATIC FOOTAGE
What Can You Do When You Don’t Have Access to Epic Locations?
Getting epic shots in epic locations is often ideal, but not everyone has the same opportunities to travel and visit these places. But there are still ways to make the most of any location and create amazing shots.
Tips for Getting Cinematic Footage Anywhere
- Angles are Everything: Going low to the ground can instantly transform a scene and remove distracting elements. Shooting from the top down can also add interest. Handheld shots can capture movements that aren’t possible with a gimbal.
- Lighting: Softening the sun with a 5-in-1 reflector diffuser will help to give a more balanced exposure to the background. Artificial light can create a natural-looking shot.
- Lens Choice: Prime lenses are best when trying to knock out a background by blurring out distractions. A 35mm lens is a great all-purpose focal length.
- Depth: Moving the camera to the side will help to create depth in the image. Using a foreground element can also add movement and depth.
- Details: Focusing on close-ups can help to connect shots and fill b-roll.
- Grading: Don’t be afraid to mess around with the colors. You don’t have to settle for a natural look.
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34 thoughts on “EPIC Video in BORING LOCATIONS – 7 Tips for Getting CINEMATIC FOOTAGE anywhere”
Which TIP stood out for you? For me going low and shooting up was a game changer!
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can you help me to make such luts in editing or borrow it from internet. i am new in video editing, it will be very helpful if you help me in this point.
this video earned my subscription! wonderful job, the way you explain, how fast you do it, how concise and the amount of info you compress into your videos is outstanding! great job!
Any tips on recording food and cooking and preparation? What focal length would you use to get the best shots?
Thank you so much for your amaizng content!
Your work is always super impressive, your framing and lighting is on point!
Great work!! 🙂
Nice! Now I need to make some friends 😂
I'd love to see you attempt this in the UK on a council estate in Burnley
Step 1: have a roster of sexy, models ready and willing to eye fuck your camera lens. Got it.
Your neighbor's yard is amazing.
Hi! Ek het op jou kanaal afgekom en sommer DADELIK geweet jys Suid Afrikaans!!! Ek's 'n jong vidgrapher wat film studeer, en toe ek DIE video sien, was dit net so amazing! O en die locations is Pretoria Oos reg?😂😂
excellent video. You can place good looking model to a living room and you get amazing shot every time.
i have time, video irrleeevant
Are you using Sony catalyst browse to stabilize your footage? Like your getting WAYYY smoother footage than I am capable of getting on a gimbal 😂
Very informative video. Thank you.
Tip #1 Hot women
Just use green screen XD
Peoples garden's are epic, just replacing certain types of locations with others doesn't indicate that it's adjusting something that was boring, gardens are detailed in their minutia by their owners, though in some sense you've let a 3rd party make a more local area feel more epic. The main thing a garden lacks is a feel rugged danger to the environment, since you don't want to be slicing open your hands while pruning your plants, no problem with epic. Shot framing is valid no matter where you are, you're just given more space in the wild. Still like working on cinematic footage, just don't agree with the terminology
Sir, Can you please make a masterclass on how to correctly use Reflectors and Diffuser.
The only problem with tube light, that as its reflection in the eyes are so unneutral at 3:35. Octoboxs are the best but not really portable.
Okay well first of all, a 9.5 super model helps.
Great Video, big inspiration. Just wanna grab my camera and lets go !
your thumbnail is in no way epic
Yeah get a hot chick + reflector and you'll figure out the rest just take zillion angles and frame rates..
Tip #1 is hire a good looking model. That's it, that's the only tip needed really.