Michal Dzierza
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Videos that don't suck

This guy definitely tries to practise what he preaches. His name is Steve Stockman and he put this short video together to promote his book called "How to shoot video that doesn't suck". I haven't read the book, but based on the video I assume it's aimed at all casual iPhone, Flip, camcorder etc. users who want to make better videos. This sneak preview video focuses on five really basic rules:

  1. Think in shots
  2. Don't shoot until you see the whites of their eyes
  3. Keep the brightest light behind you
  4. Treat your video camera like a still camera
  5. Keep your video short

Watch the video to get more info on each of those points. (He did keep it short.)