How to Shoot a Documentary – Tips & Tricks for Emotional Storytelling

How to Shoot a Documentary – Tips & Tricks for Emotional Storytelling

Today I share my tips and some tricks that can help you shoot your next documentary project.

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Documentaries can be overwhelming, especially when you have limited budget and crew.
This was the case for my latest documentary “Sir Opifex” as I had to shoot and light multiple interviews in different locations.
From framing and composition, to lighting and lens choices, I hope I have packed in much valuable tips and ideas on shooting a documentary on a shoe string budget.

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