Tips and Tricks to Shoot Excellent 360 Videos

Tips and Tricks to Shoot Excellent 360 Videos

360 videos have become a trend in today’s life. There are many cameras available on the market. One can easily get an affordable 360 video camera through online stores or a showroom. Many people buy a 360 video camera without any idea of how to shoot a 360 video. While shooting for a 360 video one should always keep in mind some tips.

These tips would help the beginners as well as professionals while shooting 360 videos.

1. Use a memory card with good storage capacity:

Using a memory card with a large storage capacity is necessary while shooting a 360 video as the video quality would be high in a 360 video camera due to which, it would take up more storage than a normal camera does. If the storage capacity of the memory card is not as required by the video camera, then the camera would stop working. A memory card of 32 or 64 GB is considered appropriate for a 360 video camera as it would also be fast.

2. Go for the smallest camera:

There are different types of 360 video cameras available on the market. If you are confused which one to choose, go for the smallest camera. Small 360 cameras are easier to carry, can be fit into any place anywhere without any trouble. Carrying a big camera can be a lot of trouble as it would not only be difficult to maintain, but also to make a video at a specific position or place. Small cameras are more portable and pocket-friendly.

Tips and Tricks to Shoot Excellent 360 Videos
Tips and Tricks to Shoot Excellent 360 Videos

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3. Maintain distance from the camera:

While shooting with a 360 video camera, keep in mind that the lenses are different from that of a regular camera, due to which you need to maintain a distance from that camera. If the range is less, the video would be blurred, or there might be distortion. It is better to maintain a distance of at least 3-4 ft from the camera while shooting. It would make the video crisp and clear, and the quality would be high.

Tips and Tricks to Shoot Excellent 360 Videos
Tips and Tricks to Shoot Excellent 360 Videos

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4. The light should be equal for both the lenses:

360 video camera has two lenses, and both the lenses should get the same amount of light. If one lens gets more light than the other, then the object getting more light would be focused more, and the video would appear hazy due to lack of light in other lenses.

5. Use a stand or a tripod while shooting:

360 video camera captures everything, which means that if you use your hands while shooting the video, then your fingers may also come on the view. To avoid this, always use a stand or a tripod. Using a stand would not only make it easier to shoot the video it would even hide your fingers while shooting. If a person is shooting a natural view, then it is advised to use a tripod as it would help in capturing the view and making it easier.

These were some tips while shooting with a 360 video camera. Though the cameras can be costly, there are affordable 360 video camera available. Many photographers also sell their cameras at an affordable price which a beginner can easily purchase.

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