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• Graham Cullen

M U LT I M E D I A B A S I C S
PHOTO ESSENTIALS

• Cellphone camera basics

• Portraits

• Finding quality light


• Framing

• Backgrounds
Cellphone Camera Basics

• Expose for the subject’s


face

• Don’t use filters

• Be sure to tap on where


the focus should be

• Turn off the flash and HDR

• Clean your camera lens


Cellphone Camera Basics

Editing

• Click Edit

• Tap the dial-looking icon


bottom

• Select exposure

• Drag left or right to adjust the


exposure
Cellphone Camera Basics

Editing

• To crop the image, select the


icon next to Cancel

• From here you can also rotate


FINDING THE LIGHT

• Find the brightest light source available

• The larger the light source, the softer the light

• Position so the light is behind the camera to one


side

• North window light

• Golden Hour

• Avoid mid-day sunlight


P O RT R A I T S
N O RT H W I N D O W
LIGHT
GOLDEN HOUR
M I D - D AY S U N
F RA M I N G

• Zoom with your feet


• Don’t pinch to zoom
• Fill the frame
• Rule of Thirds
Positive Space vs Negative Space
BACKGROUND
• Avoid
distractions in
background
• Look for
patterns
• The floor can be
your
background
BACKGROUND

• Include the
environment
• Try to combine
elements in a tight
frame
• Vary your angle
BACKGROUND

• Keep prominent
lines from
intersecting with
heads

• Put the horizon


higher or lower than
middle Camera+
T RA N S M I TT I N G F I L E S
Photos
• If emailing, select the Large
or Actual Size option (unless
the photo is more than ~3
MB
• Can also upload to Dropbox,
iCloud, Google Drive,
OneDrive, etc. and then
share from there
• Social media sites compress
your photos, so don’t expect
to use photos from Twitter,
Facebook, etc.
A U D I O G AT H E R I N G
A U D I O G AT H E R I N G

• Find as quiet a place as possible

• Get the mic close (about a foot away)

• Rooms with soft surfaces are best

• Put your recording settings on the highest


quality

• Record natural sound in addition to interviews


T RA N S M I TT I N G F I L E S
Audio
• Depending on file size,
uploading to the cloud
and sharing from there
may be the only option
from a phone

• Transmitting via cable or


Air Drop (or Android’s
equivalent) to you laptop
provides additional
options
85% OF
FA C E B O O K V I D E O
I S W ATC H E D
WITHOUT SOUND
- D I G I D AY 2 0 1 6
SHOOTING VIDEO WITH

A CELLPHONE
• Shoot landscape
(unless it’s for
Snapchat)
• Get close, because you
have a fixed lens
• Shoot lots of b-roll

• Look for ways to


stabilize the camera
SHOOTING VIDEO WITH

A CELLPHONE
• Look for interesting angles

• Avoid having interview


subjects looking directly
into the camera
• Vary your perspective
SHOOTING VIDEO WITH

A CELLPHONE
• If panning, keep it
smooth
• Shoot b-roll for at least
6 seconds
• If you plan to use text
over the video instead
of an interview or
voiceover, try to leave
space in the frame for
the text
EDITING VIDEO WITH
A CELLPHONE (WITH IMOVIE)

• Choose clips or
photos from
your camera roll
• Assemble them
with the
interview first
EDITING VIDEO WITH
A CELLPHONE

• Tap the
transitions and
select None to
create a “clean
cut”
EDITING VIDEO WITH
A CELLPHONE
• Slide your b-roll
clip so the
playhead is
where you want
to make a cut
• Tap Split,
located at the
bottom
EDITING VIDEO WITH
A CELLPHONE
• Select the interview
clip and select
Detach, which will
separate the audio
and video
• Shorten the video
of the interview clip
to make room for b-
roll over the
interview audio
EDITING VIDEO WITH
A CELLPHONE
• Shorten b-roll
clips to include
just the action
• Use only as
much b-roll as
will cover the
interview or
voiceover
EDITING VIDEO WITH
A CELLPHONE

• Tap Done and


then choose
which resolution
setting to export
T RA N S M I TT I N G F I L E S
Video

• Video files are generally


too big to email
• Upload to the cloud and
share from there
• Or post directly to
YouTube/Vimeo, etc.
T RA N S M I TT I N G F I L E S
Video

• Upload to YouTube and


select to post as Private,
unless you’ll be
publishing from this
account.
• Also select HD, as the
default will likely be set
to standard definition
LIVE STREAMING

• Consider what type of


events or news are
appropriate for live
streaming

• Only go live if you think


you can fill more than 10-
15 minutes

• Interact with the


audience
LIVE STREAMING

Wirecast for multi-


camera live streams