Hyperfocal Distance Focusing and Depth of Field Tricks

Hyperfocal Distance Focusing and Depth of Field Tricks

So focusing on a person or object isn’t that hard. You zoom in or use magnify, adjust focus, and then zoom back out. They’re in focus. But what if your subject moves in place or you have two subjects in the frame? What do you do? Can Hyperfocal distance help?

Frank explores focusing, depth of field, near and far focus, hearts on some sweat bokeh background, and shows you how to find the hyperfocal distance via charts but also without then when you're on location.

Lighting for Overhead Video Camera Rigs

Lighting for Overhead Video Camera Rigs

In a previous video, we covered a few simple rigs to create more stable overhead shots, but viewers had the question "how do you light an overhead rig? You're shooting straight down, almost 90 degrees from a normal shot."

Frank explores the ins and outs of lighting for your overhead video camera rigs, going into depth of field, focal length, and the one light you'll have to change to make it all work.

4 Key Youtube Channel Statistics and How to Calculate Them

4 Key Youtube Channel Statistics and How to Calculate Them

YouTube gives you a ton of analytics but how do you know, especially when you’re starting out if you’re doing okay? Early on, you can’t compare yourself to channels that have been around for years with thousands or even millions of views and subscribers. 

But there are helpful statistics and their averages that you can calculate and use, like subs per views, comments per views, likes per views or even how many views you should have per video on average per subscriber.