The Great Escape 3

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The Great Escape 3

   Go Hollywood! is chapter 10 in my book. Making films is great family fun. I just returned from a vacation in Guatemala, where my brother has lived for decades. We made The Great Escape 3, a short dramatic video, starring his grandsons and appearances by the rest of the family. Of course, kids love chase scenes – they get to run around – so it’s chock full. There’s a jailbreak, escaping on an ATV, searches, hiding, and a dramatic climax. The film is 9 minutes long and took just an hour to shoot. We made up each scene as we went along; no storyboarding,...

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See the Sea Differently

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See the Sea Differently

“See the Sea Differently” is one of the bonus videos in Ready, Steady, Shoot: A Pro’s Guide to Smartphone Videos. Most videos of the ocean concentrate on breaking waves, beautiful skies, seagulls. But there are other ways to see the world. I decided to shoot the sea mostly in close up, watching the wash of the waves, not the waves themselves, the foam, dark, wet rocks, and only show the ocean in the last shot. As with most of these videos, they’re edited in the camera unless otherwise noted. No editing program was used to trim shots. I couldn’t resist the shot...

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Halloween Parade (toddlers too cute)

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Halloween Parade (toddlers too cute)

    “Halloween Parade” is one of the bonus videos in “Ready, Steady, Shoot: A Pro’s Guide to Smartphone Videos.” As I show you in the book, it was all edited-in-the-camera. You don’t have to learn editing programs. Shoot. BAM. Send to family, friends or post to YouTube. You can make videos like this too. My book is an easy read with embedded learning videos. Plus, buyers get FREE, exclusive access to view dozens of other videos to learn from and get inspiration. To see more videos grab the book. It’s only $8.99; not bad for ridding the world of...

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Video Introduction to SmartPhone Video book

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Video Introduction to SmartPhone Video book

This is the video introduction shot at New York City street fair. It describes how Ready, Steady, Shoot can help you shoot better smartphone videos, films that your friends and family will want to see, not run away from. Make better videos of your vacations, your kids’ activities, family barbecues, or nights out with friends. You’ll be introduced to The 10 Shot Video, the easy learning system I invented. Follow my scripts and watch how I shot them. Plus, buyers get exclusive FREE access to dozens of other videos to learn from and be inspired by; I’m shooting and posting...

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