This year, I would like to begin producing quality videos for the web for a number of projects. I’m well overdue with putting out videos of samples and reviews for guitar and recording gear for my shop. I’d love to help create some instructional stuff too.
Some of my hesitations are:
- I have a face for radio
- I’m super self-conscious of how I’m perceived when speaking
- Coming up with creative ways to present material without being cheesy
I have zero experience with video editing software. I’m sure I can make the audio sound decent (and perhaps that’ll be a slightly different process also), but I have no experience with transitions from shot to shot etc. I really want to avoid using pre-done templates that make it obvious.
I’ve decided that it may be best to start by having some guys help me that are more comfortable in front of a camera and I’ll be behind the lens. Maybe work my way in at certain points until I feel more at ease. The challenge is finding the right people that have a similar vision and are also talented.
Those are a few roadblocks and challenges, but I don’t intend to let any of that stop me from trying.
I’d love any input on valuable places to learn some basics and what I should expect. The fact that I don’t really have any videos done for gear for the shop has cost me a fair amount of potential customers. It’s time I learn!