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Vine™ in 10 Minutes, Sams Teach Yourself by Michael Miller

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Lesson 13. Shooting People

In this lesson, you learn how to shoot Vine videos with people in them—including yourself.

Shooting Other People

Many vines are recordings of people—people talking, people moving, people doing some thing or another. Shooting an effective “people” video isn’t quite as simple as aiming at a person and tapping the screen to record; there are some helpful techniques you can employ to create better vines.

Shooting a Talking Head

It sounds easy. Hold your device’s camera in front of a person, tap the screen, and have her start talking. Well, shooting a single person (what we call a talking head video) comes with its own unique set of challenges. If you’re not careful, you’ll record six seconds of a shaky dark blob blathering ...

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