To go along with an event we have put on for all our volunteers who have worked so hard these past few months, we have put together a little video to show just what they have said they get out of volunteering...
Part 3 of Film & Video Tips
When filming try to get in close to your subject, avoid using zoom if possible it tends to distort and focusing becomes a problem, your film can also suffer from camera shake, sound will be much improved as well.
Part 2 of Film & Video Tips
When filming your subject try to get some interesting or relevant footage, say some background location shots or something related to the subject in the film. Can be used to pad out or add to your film.
Story about ordinary people finding out what a great job the police do in the community, you too could get involved and join PSCO's on patrol and tell people about your experience. Harriet Blake, GMP's first community reporter, joined PCSO Claire Ryan on patrol around Chorlton.
Sound Recording Tips
1. The closer the microphone is to the subject the better the sound quality.
2. Placement of microphones is critical, be aware of surrounding noises, even handling mics generate unwanted noise, wind can play havoc with your recording, always use a wind shield.