Forget the camera. Get out your phone!

Thinking of hiring professional camera gear to make some videos? Read this first. It might save you a fortune, but get you the same end results. Amazing what can be done without the use of high-end cameras and mics.

This article is about Christian Payne, who is a photographer teaching organisations like the BBC, the UN and Al Jazeera how to do in-the-field reporting using mobile phones. He also orders pizza to his train seat.

His tips include on what angle to hold a camera for maximum effect, why to pay attention to your subject’s eyeballs….


….how to set a scene and frame the speaker. In all there are some 26 invaluable lessons to be learnt here. So read the full blog post on fluxx’s website.

Original post by Tom Whitwell is Senior Consultant at Fluxx

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