TNB140417 — Tips for outdoor video

On today’s Tech, No Babel: Tips of outdoor video

Indoors, you have more control of the environment. You won’t be hampered by heat or rain, but you also won’t have as much light to work with.

So what should you consider when doing outdoor video?

First, are you capturing the event or showing it on a screen? Are you planning on using equipment you already have? Have you considered how bright the sun is and that it will overpower just about any screen (other than an outdoor LED screen) that you use? What about the effects of the weather on the people? —

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Paul Alan Clifford, M.Div.

Paul Alan Clifford, M.Div. has been a tech volunteer with Lexington City Church (formerly Quest Community Church) in Lexington, KY since 2000 and is the founder of, llc. He became part of the technology in ministry team when his church’s attendance was around 200 in one Sunday service and has witnessed it’s growth to a peak of 5,200 average weekly attendance in one Saturday service, four Sunday services in one online and two physical campuses. He literally wrote the book on podcasting in churches, twitter in churches, & servant-hearted volunteering, as well as writing various articles for publications like “Church Production” and “Technologies for Worship” magazines. He has thousands of members of his ProPresenter Users' Group on Facebook and thousands of subscribers to his YouTube channel.