5 things not to do when filmmaking (and 5 you should)

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Filmmaking is about more than just holding a camera in front of people reciting their memorized lines. You need to think of everything from the visual narrative to the audio atmosphere to the technical aspects – you control every element, so you need to get them all correct!

Whether you've been filming footage for ages or you're just making the switch from stills to video, it's important to recognize the unique qualities and characteristics of the moving medium. 

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Kim Bunermann
Technique Editor

Kim is the Technique Editor of Digital Photographer Magazine. She specializes in architecture, still life and product photography and has a Master's degree in Photography and Media with a distinction from the FH Bielefeld University of Applied Sciences in Germany. While studying, Kim came to the UK for an exchange term at the London College of Communication. She settled in the UK and began her career path by joining Future. Kim focuses on tutorials and creative techniques, and particularly enjoys interviewing inspiring photographers who concentrate on a range of fascinating subjects including women in photography, the climate crisis; the planet, its precious creatures and the environment.

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