As photographers, it is very easy to focus on stills and ignore the world of videography. However, video is an increasingly powerful tool and understanding it can benefit your work and career as a stills photographer. This 5-minute video by COOPH offers 8 reasons why you should be getting to grips with moving images and how you can quickly improve a short film.
Here’s a summary of the 8 basic points:
#1. Video is great for engaging with your audience on social media
#2. You can create behind-the-scenes videos to attract new clients
#3. Vlogging allows you to build and improve your brand
#4. Use cinematic shots to create awesome fillers
#5. Creating tutorials online will help boost your fan base
#6. Promoting your films is easy through social media channels
#7. Video gives you lots of different skills and a better portfolio
#8. Collaborations with other YouTubers is great for widening your audience
Check out the video above to hear explanations of these tips.