Zoom, Google Hangouts & Skype. While powerful, they all lack a few key tools that would make it much easier to produce remote interviews, with higher production value, for pros and hobbyists alike. Let’s explore how we might solve this problem.
In photography, there is a well-known guideline for better composition called “The Rule of Thirds.” Use it to make better photos.
Sometimes action happens when you least expect it. When the perfect moment happens, but you don’t have your phone camera powered on, you can miss the shot of a lifetime. Thankfully, iPhone has you covered. Even if your phone is in your pocket, you can have it ready to shoot in under two seconds.
You can buy lots of apps that will extend your iPhone camera’s capabilities, but for most people, the built-in app that comes with the iPhone is more than adequate.
Serious photographers should avail themselves of at least one of the many third-party camera apps that give more control over the photographic process. FilmicPro, ProShot and Halide Camera come to mind.
Today, I came across a technology called Hyperlapse from Microsoft that could bring new life to my project. My old footage would likely remain on the shelf because Hyperlapse solves the problem a different way. Have a look.
Everyday, technology continues the march towards the “computer with optics” as opposed to the mechanical camera. This evolution makes once difficult shots easier to obtain and opens the doors to new methods of imaging for both motion and stills.