I am a world traveler. I am a travel writer and blogger. I take photos and videos. So who better to instruct you on “how to make a video when traveling” than me?
Well lots of people actually. However, this instructional video on how to make a video will be one of the most educational, entertaining, humorous “how to videos” you will watch.
If you want to see evidence of my video skills, check out my travel guide and hiking video for hiking in California at Horsetail Falls. The video is only my first full video production but it took a lot of time and many mistakes to put this together. A lot of mistakes.
Whether filming here in California or on the College Football Travel Tour, I have had a number of opportunities to shoot all kinds of videos – interviews, nature and landscapes, sporting events, cities, and destinations.
Although I am learning how to make a video when on the road, traveling around the world has given me a lot of opportunities. As a beginner, I understand the frustrations and mistakes that happen when you create videos for the first time.
In this step by step guide on “how to make a video”, these tips can help anyone who is playing around with a video camera learn how to create a video – travel or any other subject. These suggestions will help you plan, prepare, and perform at your best on camera so that your video is one that people will enjoy and remember.
Whether you just want to make funny youtube videos or film an epic PBS documentary, these tips will help you create a video online for family, friends, and your adoring public.
Video tips: how to make a video when traveling
These video tips are short and simple. They will help you eliminate mistakes, reduce your number of takes, and have fun when you are filming a video.
- Step 1 – Know how your video camera works
- Step 2 – Know your lines
- Step 3 – Laugh at yourself
- Step 4 – Stop making mistakes
- Step 5 – Read the script
Of course, none of these will make sense if you don’t watch this how to video.
I hope this “how to make a video” guide helps you create something that is entertaining, helpful, or funny.
If you want to read about more hikes, check out my hiking in northern California travel guide. Read my Budget Travel Guides or online travel guides (like Slovenia or Kauai) to learn more about travel destinations all over the world.
Please enjoy the video!
Disclosure – I didn’t intend to create a “how to make a video” guide. These video outtakes made me laugh and inspired me to create this video. As a travel blogger with a serious side, this video shows that we can have fun too!