Category Archives: Videography

How to Shoot Video That Doesn’t Suck

How to Shoot Video That Doesn't SuckHow to Shoot Video That Doesn’t Suck: Advice to Make Any Amateur Look Like a Pro by Steve Stockman

This is one of those useful books that made me blush. Why, because I think I have made all the mistakes he writes about!

How to Shoot Video That Doesn’t Suck is a quick and easy guide that will make your video better instantly– whether you read it cover to cover or just skim a few chapters.

It’s about the language of video. How to think like a director, regardless of equipment (amateurs think about the camera, pros think about communication).  It’s about the rules developed over a century of movie-making–which work just as well when shooting a two-year-old’s birthday party.

How to Shoot Video That Doesn’t Suck explains in 74 short, pithy, insightful chapters how to tell a story and entertain rather than torture your audience.