Smartphones with a great camera and the ability to record high definition video are no longer difficult to find – in fact they’re everywhere. Professional video content creators are finding that using their mobile phones to shoot video has several major advantages:
- Mobile phones are ubiquitous and we almost always have our phones with us. Quickly and spontaneously capturing video content doesn’t require lugging around large video cameras when an unexpected opportunity presents itself.
- Many apps are available for both iOS (Apple) and Android (Google) mobile devices that extend the functionality of the videocamera, provide sophisticated editing and digital effects capabilities, as well as provide a way to immediately upload finished videos for distribution and viewing.
- Perhaps most importantly, as the phones have become more capable, video entrepreneurs are finding that getting into entrepreneurial filmmaking is much more affordable, too.
However, while it is good to have a smartphone with an awesome camera, using poor video making technique will probably result in a poor video product. Just because you have a very expensive hammer, with all of the features money can buy, it doesn’t guarantee that you will build a magnificent home without practice
Do you agree ?