With the quality of video becoming excellent at affordable prices it seems videography is steadily gaining popularity. A lot of the same techniques and concepts you’d use for still photography will apply to video but because we’re adding motion things get a little trickier. Also, making a video tell an engaging and cohesive story takes some skill.

YouTuber’s Rob & Jonas’ Fimmaking Tips are back again with ‘3 General Tips on how to Improve Your First Video’. They posted this quick watch with some valuable information on those just starting out in videography after a beginner asked for advice on his first video in the comment section.

The three basic tips are:

– Make Sure Each Clip Counts
– “Kill Your Darlings” (editing)
– Assume Everyone Helping is a Beginner With Cameras (when you want to be on-camera)

Check it out below!