Using a camera creatively can really help you touch people's imagination. Video Nation Producer, Andy Barnard uses some of his past films to demonstrate how he brought the stories to life.
Video cameras are a great way to get up close and personal and this is how a story becomes reality, captures emotions, moves people or really explains what something involves. As BBC Journalist, Andy Barnard, explains static shots in dull environments don't make for very exciting viewing. If you use your camera like your own eyes, following yourself around, it can really bring a story to life.
By Andy Barnard
30th July 2009
By Conrad Gorner
5th August 2009
Plan the shots to tell your story
Use the tripod - keep it steady
Get a good variety of shots
Film more than you think you need
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