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The Videomaker Guide to Video Production, 5th Edition by Videomaker

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27 The Right Place at the Right Time

James Williams

Figure 27-1

Figure 27-1

Scouting locations ahead of time is a great way to avoid last-minute surprises and big headaches on the day of your shoot.

Consider this: a scene in your short film takes place in a coffee shop. You know you could never pass off your living room as the local java joint, so you decide to shoot that scene on location. It’s time to hit the road and find the right spot. There are several elements to keep in mind:

Identify Your Power Source

Power outlets are essential for lights, batteries or other equipment. For such important elements, these power sources are easily overlooked. As ...

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