Tech, No Babel– 8 Tips for making quick videos inexpensively

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1. Use good lighting.
2. Use good sound.
3. If you use a laptop, elevate it so that the camera is at eye level.
4. Avoid back-lighting (like from a window) unless you have stronger front lighting.
5. Make sure to follow the rules of composition.
6. Plan well (and follow the stages of production).
7. If you’re shooting with a phone or small handheld device, stabilize the camera on something like books, a rock, something.
8. Simpler is better.

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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.