We have all seen a music video before and the ways they are filmed in multiple shots and angles. They do not stay in ‘MS (Mid-Shot)’ the whole time. You want to include pans, tilts, close ups, cut ins, two-shots, eye-level angles, and high angles. The problem is you only have one camera. You can surely accomplish many shots and angles using one camera and here are ways how. Sometimes to look professional with little equipment means you have to take extra steps. This means you must record every type of shot, angle, or camera movement in there own separate takes. The magic of editing will help the multiple short clips flow together nicely. Be smart with the order of when you film to ensure errors are not made. If you are trying to perform in a band in the video, you will have to perform the song multiple times. Each time you perform, place your camera at new desired angle. If you want to have camera movement so they follow the band members, ask a friend to help you record it. Have them steadily walk around with the camera catching your performance. Each scene recorded as their own separate takes. Make sure your camera has a memory card capable of holding an extensive amount of footage.
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