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Better Location Shooting by Paul Martingell

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Chapter 7

Shooting Sequences

In Chapter 6, we looked at tips and techniques for shooting interviews on location. Another large part of everyday shooting is creating shots for good-looking sequences and packages that can edit together well and tell the story in pictures. Many readers will probably know about this topic, but if you are coming from a journalistic background or perhaps studying film and video, or possibly you are a sound engineer who is changing to cameras, then this chapter will give you the basics about shooting sequences and the confidence to do a good creative job on your next shoot.

Now to avoid any doubt when I talk about a sequence I mean any duration of finished video and audio, short or long, that has to be edited together ...

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