Robb Montgomery

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10 ways you should be making social video with your phone

10 ways you should be making social video with your phone

  A video story for a mobile user consuming video content on Facebook has to be produced and edited very differently than for a broadcast news package to be viewed on television. In my research and practice as a video consultant on new story forms for news, I am constantly researching and testing the latest […]

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10 Hollywood shots you can make with a selfie stick

10 Hollywood shots you can make with a selfie stick

Tourists using selfie sticks have been a common sight in Asia for quite some time now and the behavior is spreading quickly to Western cities. NOTE: The shots in this tutorial were made with my iPhone 6+, my modified Shoulderpod mount and the iStabilizier monopod “Smartphone Selfie Stick” The first thing you need to know is how to choose […]

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Improve your iPhone videos with this shot pattern

Improve your iPhone videos with this shot pattern

This short video sequence of a street scene in the Turkish district of Berlin is made up of several shot sizes that were filmed using a common shot pattern. Sequences are a powerful technique that video journalists and filmmakers use to convey a story using visual grammar. Editing sequences together is difficult if you don’t […]

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