Don’t have an expensive camera and audio system to shoot your videos with? Or the devices are so bulky which will make it impossible to carry along on the trip? Terrified of losing the perfect camera quality moment? Dont worry since I’ve got you all covered. Heres a list of the products needed to record youtube videos with a mobile or electronic device easily and and without additional expenses.
Products needed to record youtube videos with a mobile or electronic device
– Mobile or any electronic device with a camera
– Tripod stand
– Editing software
1. Mobile or any electronic device with a camera
You will need a camera, obviously, duh? To record good quality HD videos, its better to use a device which has an amazing camera such as iphone 6 and onwards. Before you buy a device, just check the zoom feature and the sharpness. For eg, Samsung j7 is a pretty nice mobile but the camera quality is a bit blurry and not as sharp as compared to the local brand, Oppo.
You will need a microphone to record your audios. Make sure that the microphone you choose blocks out inaudible or unnecessary noises. Earphones often do the job as well. Invest in a good quality microphone.
However if you don’t own a microphone or headphone, it’s better to sit near a place with little to no background noises for eg fans, cars etc. You can also completely block out the sounds and do a voiceover while editing as well to get a clear audio.
The first and foremost input to check is the adequate amount of lighting. Lighting can make your videos automatically better and dull videos aren’t attractive at all. Less lighting= poor quality. Its better to use a natural source of light as it gives the best result and its free
But if you don’t have any windows or if there are huge skyscrapers, invest in soft white lights. One of them should be pointing at your face but it shouldn’t be harsh to ruin the entire moment. Other forms of lighting include candles, fairy lights etc which all brighten up videos and give it a lively effect
4. Tripod stand
If you don’t have a stable hand or surface to place your mobile or camera on, invest in a tripod stand. They are usually cheap and offer multiple features for eg flexible, multiple heights and movements via Bluetooth. To fulfill the same purpose, you can place the mobile over a pile of books or a cupboard at height level
5. Editing software
Last but not the least, you need a software to edit and format your videos. Applications like windows movie maker and iMovies are free to use and offer multiple features for eg music, cropping and connecting multiple videos and pictures. They will fulfill your most basic tasks of making a proper, YouTube worthy video
So these are the cheap and easy to collect products needed to record youtube videos with a mobile or electronic device.