As you cruise to the beach or barbecue this weekend, take your video camera. And think about these tips to shoot better Labor Day video:
1) Memories are about faces. Faces are where emotion lives. The eyes are the window to the soul and all that. And faces are how we chart time– when you want to remember who you were 5 years ago, a long shot of a crowd drinking beer won’t do the job. When you watch video of small children or elderly grandparents later, you’ll never wish you were farther away.
Thinking of shooting distant closeups … Read the rest