The 52 Laws of Video
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The 52 Laws of Video

How to Make Videos People Will Want to Watch

About the Book

There is a lot of BAD video in the world you do not want yours to be included in that category.

The 52 Laws contained in this book will transform the videos you make. They will become more interesting, more informative, better looking, better sounding, and ultimately be something people will enjoy watching.

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Jason Roberts
Jason Roberts

Jason Roberts is a photographer, writer, and content creator, you can find him in the following places:



Table of Contents

    • Introduction
    • 1:The Eyes Have It
    • 2:Think in Shots
    • 3:Shot Size Simplified
    • 4:Shot Size Expanded
    • 5:Higher Powers
    • 6:Cutaway
    • 7:11 Is a Lifetime
    • 8:Use Your Feet
    • 9:Plant Your Feet
    • 10:Back to the Light
    • 11:Sound Off
    • 12:Avoid The Jump
    • 13:All Aboard!
    • 14:Take Your Shot(list)
    • 15:Take a Hike!
    • 16:Don’t Cross the Line
    • 17:Camera Movement
    • 18:Exposure
    • 19:ISO
    • 20:Aperture
    • 21:A Little Bit o’ Blur
    • 22:It’s OK to be Dense
    • 23:Normal Frame Rates
    • 24:Slow Motion Frame Rates
    • 25:Get the Balance Right
    • 26:Lens Focal Length
    • 27:Rule of Thirds
    • 28:Get Centered
    • 29:It’s All Golden
    • 30:Lead Into It
    • 31:Follow Your Nose
    • 32:Frame within a Frame
    • 33:Background Patrol
    • 34:Frame Patrol
    • 35:Get Dirty
    • 36:Watch Your Weight
    • 37:The Pull of the Frame
    • 38:Don’t Lose Your Head
    • 39:The Highs and the Lows
    • 40:Three-Point Lighting
    • 41:Get Negative
    • 42:Get Motivated
    • 43:Be Upstaged
    • 44:Aspect Ratios
    • 45:Movement Attention
    • 46:The Peak End Rule
    • 47:ABT
    • 48:Don’t Forget the Ears
    • 49:Cuts Both Ways
    • 50:Join the B Team
    • 51:The 5,000 Years Rule
    • 52:I Fought the Law and…
    • A Thankyou

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