If you like trippy and unusual lighting for your shoots, TheBuffNerds have a perfect suggestion for you. In the shortest video tutorial ever, they will show you a simple and cheap DIY lighting setup in only 15 seconds.
There are plenty of ways to edit your videos and enhance them in post. But, there are also many tricks that help you do it in-camera. In this video, Jakob Owens of The Buff Nerds shares five simple ways that will let you add interesting effects to your videos as you film them.
Jakob uses these techniques for music videos, but you’ll find them handy for other types of video work as well. I personally think they’d look great in B-roll, and you can even use them in photos.
Editing videos can be a pain, especially when it goes slowly. But when it takes you an entire day to edit a 5 minutes video, you probably need some help to speed up your process a little. This video from Jakob Ownes at TheBuffNerds talks us through five things we can do to help speed that process up.
If you want to achieve the black light look in your photos or videos, buying a bunch of black light bulbs can be quite pricey. But, you can DIY it for only $7. In this video, Jakob Owens of TheBuffNerds shows you two super simple ways to get the black light look without exceeding your budget.
If you want to take professional-looking product shots, you don’t need fancy gear and a studio. As a matter of fact, you can do it for under $30 without leaving your own home. In this video, Jakob Owens of TheBuffNerds will show you how to do it, and you can apply this technique to product photos and product videos.
Location scouting is an important part of planning the shoot for both photographers and filmmakers. In this video, Jakob Owens of TheBuffNerds shares seven tips to help you become a location scouting pro. They will help you not only find an ideal location for your photos or videos, but also take into account all aspects that can be important for your project.
Procrastination, lack of focus, distractions, too much sleep… They’re not friends of a creative person, but each of us is facing them from time to time. They make you less productive and efficient, but there are ways to beat them and raise productivity. Jakob Owens of TheBuffNerds shares seven simple, but effective tips for all you filmmakers out there to help you become more productive and get to work. And although Jakob places a focus on filmmaking, photographers will find these tips useful, too.
Gimbals can be a wonderful filmmaking tool. They’ve become quite popular over the last year or two, very popular in fact. But are they becoming overused? That’s the argument put forth by Jakob Ownes from TheBuffNerds. He feels that gimbals are overused and take away from not only the story being told, but the storytelling power of gimbals themselves.