Underwater Videography – Video Characters

Underwater Videography – Video Characters – You can’t make a good film out of a bad story. While it’s often more exciting to be on set and using the camera, it’s really important that you have a really good story before you turn on the equipment.

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Underwater Videography – Video Anatomy

Underwater Videography - Video Anatomy

Underwater Videography – Video Anatomy. What are the elements of a scene? What makes a video viral? Video stories, whether features, spot news or documentaries, tend to rely on the same set of elements to inform and engage viewers. We’ve listed out nine elements that can help you with your underwater filmmaking.

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Underwater Videography – Story Arc

Underwater Videography – Story Arc

Story Arc – A good underwater video is more than just a string of clips set to music: it tells a story.

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Underwater Videography – Developing Story Line

Underwater Videography - Developing a Story Line

Underwater Videography – Developing Story Line. This article will show you the basics in developing an underwater video story line. A story line is the outline of what your underwater video shows the audience. Without it, a video is nothing more than an assortment of random shots, which can bore an audience. You need a…

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Underwater Videography – Camera Moves

Underwater Videography – Camera Moves

Underwater Videography – Camera Moves. When it comes to shooting in big water, you have to find a way let the wave movements and currents compliment your shots. This article will talk about the basic camera moves you should know about when filming underwater.

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Underwater Videography – Shot Lengths

Underwater Videography - Shot Lengths

Underwater Videography – Shot Lengths. The aim, or shall we say among the aims, of underwater videography is to maintain its viewers’ interest and attention, catching their imaginations and at the same time sparking their curiosity is all the rewards underwater videographer is looking for.

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Underwater Videography – Shot Types

Underwater Videography - Shot Types

Underwater Videography – Shot Types. The first element to consider when taking any video shot is how it is framed, or where the primary subject is located in the frame.

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Commonly Used Video File Formats for Underwater Videography

Video File Formats for Underwater Videography

Underwater Video File Formats. Video files are collections of images, audio and other data. The attributes of the video signal include the pixel dimensions, frame rate, audio channels, and more. In addition, there are many different ways to encode and save video data. This page outlines the key characteristics of the video signal, and the…

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Resolution – Underwater Videography

Underwater Videography - Resolution

Resolution is essentially a measure of how many pixels an image contains and is usually expressed as image length times height. Nowadays, almost all cameras, including mobile phones, action cams, and compact cameras, shoot HD video, which refers to resolutions of either 1280×720 or 1920×1080. These standard image resolutions are often referred to by just…

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Focus – Underwater Videography

Focus - Underwater Videography

Setting the focus for underwater video can be tricky. If the water is somewhat murky the autofocus may have problems finding a fixed focal point and you may want to switch to manual focus. The reason why camera’s auto-focus ‘failed’ so miserably is because video cameras use contrast to judge whether a shot is in…

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