Photography and Videography Tips from the LMG and SIAPS Projects

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  1. 1. Photography & Videography Tips & Tricks Laura Lartigue, CLM/LMG Willow Gerber, CLM/LMG Amber Pitts, CPM/SIAPS Jeremy Malhotra, CLM/LMG
  2. 2. Photography Dos & Donts Do . . . Get close to your subject and eliminate dead space Use the Rule of Thirds put your subject in the left or right 1/3 of the image Use ambient lighting when possible Have light source behind you, the photographer Tell a story get action shots as well as context shots Get written approval to use a person(s) face in a picture
  3. 3. Dont . . . Have light BEHIND your subject Take a picture of people eating, looking sleepy, or bored Take pictures outside during the noon hour Use other images without prior approval from the photographer Forget to provide the photographer with credit Photography Dos & Donts
  4. 4. A few Changes Make a Big Difference K4HPhotoShare
  5. 5. A few Changes Make a Big Difference K4HPhotoShare
  6. 6. Videography Dos & Donts Do . . . Shoot subject at eye level Use good lighting, i.e. with window in front of the subject Use a tripod if possible Remember audio is key for video Do a test video before and after conducting an interview Always ask permission Shoot short clips
  7. 7. Dont . . . Stare straight at the camera Shoot with noise around Forget to CHARGE your batteries or camera Videography Dos & Donts
  8. 8. Thank you! LMG: http://www.lmgforhealth.org/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LMGforHealth Twitter: https://twitter.com/lmgforhealth YouTube: http://bit.ly/VXQdI1 Screencast: http://www.screencast.com/users/MSH.MEC- Team/folders/LMG%20Webinars Slideshare: http://www.slideshare.net/LMGforhealth SIAPS: http://siapsprogram.org/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SIAPSProgram Twitter: https://twitter.com/SIAPS_Program