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Shooting Time-lapse on Your Phone ๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿฝ

Shooting Time-lapse on Your Phone ๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿฝ

Time-lapse photography is a film technique where the frequency that the images are being captured, or the frame rate,...

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How to Shoot Slow Motion on Your Phone

How to Shoot Slow Motion on Your Phone

Ok the first thing to understand when youโ€™re talking about slow motion is frame rate. This is the frequency at which...

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Tips on Adding Text to Video!

Tips on Adding Text to Video!

Today weโ€™re going to give you our top tips to consider when adding text to your video, whether these are snazzy graph...

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Sourcing Music for Videos ๐ŸŽง Feat. Epidemic Sound

Sourcing Music for Videos ๐ŸŽง Feat. Epidemic Sound

In our last episode we talked about how music and soundtrack can give your video identity and set a certain mood or t...

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Sound & Storytelling - Understand the Basics of Audio!

Sound & Storytelling - Understand the Basics of Audio!

Sound is a crucial part of making any good video. You could have the most beautifully composed shot but if the sound ...

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How to Create Forced Perspective!

How to Create Forced Perspective!

Today, weโ€™re looking at forced perspective. Forced perspective is an in-camera effect that uses optical illusion to...

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Easy DIY Phone Filming Hacks

Easy DIY Phone Filming Hacks

Today weโ€™re going to take you through a few DIY phone filming hacks for those moments when you donโ€™t have access to a...

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5 Tips for More Cinematic Footage (filmed with a phone, ofc!)

5 Tips for More Cinematic Footage (filmed with a phone, ofc!)

In todayโ€™s episode, we want to share some quick ways to give your video a more โ€œcinematic look.โ€ 1. Shot variation ...

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6 Basic Camera Movements (and why they matter!)

6 Basic Camera Movements (and why they matter!)

Camera movement can add a lot of meaning to your footage, so itโ€™s important to understand how different types of move...

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Basics of Video Composition โ†–

Basics of Video Composition โ†–

What is composition, exactly? Composition is the arranging of elements in an image or scene in a way that is pleasing...

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5 Dynamic Camera Shots You Can Shoot with a Phone

5 Dynamic Camera Shots You Can Shoot with a Phone

Now that weโ€™ve covered the very basics of framing and the types of shots fundamental for creating a video (and if you...

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Basics of Framing in Film ๐ŸŽž

Basics of Framing in Film ๐ŸŽž

Learn about the basics of framing and how it helps tell your story.

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Basic Camera Angles You Should Know ๐Ÿ“

Basic Camera Angles You Should Know ๐Ÿ“

Eye Level ๐Ÿค“ Shooting at eye level is your standard, neutral camera angle. Think of this as the default angle to sho...

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Quick! 5 foolproof ways to frame your shot

Quick! 5 foolproof ways to frame your shot

1. The portrait The key to a foolproof portrait shot is to keep yourself or the person youโ€™re shooting slightly off c...

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Confessions of a camera shy guy

Confessions of a camera shy guy

Are you camera shy? Or just feel really unnatural on screen? Youโ€™re definitely not alone. In this episode of Seenit ...

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Recording Better Audio on Your Smartphone ๐Ÿ—ฃ๏ธ

Recording Better Audio on Your Smartphone ๐Ÿ—ฃ๏ธ

When filming, itโ€™s easy to forget just how crucial audio is. Poor quality audio on a clip can make or break whether i...

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What is B-Roll and Why You Need It ๐ŸŽฌ

What is B-Roll and Why You Need It ๐ŸŽฌ

๐Ÿ’ก B-Roll is the extra footage that supplements the main action in your video. Having supplementary footage to cut aw...

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Shooting Handheld โœ‹

Shooting Handheld โœ‹

Shooting on your phone generally means that youโ€™ll be shooting handheld and unless you want to channel Blair Witch Pr...

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Filming in Low Light ๐Ÿ’ก

Filming in Low Light ๐Ÿ’ก

Filming at night ๐ŸŒš Filming at night or in dark locations can mean that your resulting footage comes out grainy or in...

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5 Things to Avoid When Filming on Your Phone ๐Ÿ™…

5 Things to Avoid When Filming on Your Phone ๐Ÿ™…

It looks like youโ€™re ready to start filming. Here are the 5 most common mistakes we come across: 1. Eye contact ๐Ÿ‘€ Th...

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5 fundamentals of filming on your smartphone!

5 fundamentals of filming on your smartphone!

In this first instalment from Seenit Academy, the Seenit Team explains the 5 simple fundamentals to remember for maki...

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