• Too much motion
• Unsteady shots
• Shots too distant
• Subject not framed well
• Boring shots
Too much motion
Zooming or panning too fast or often will
make the viewer’s eyes hurt.
-Hold the shot prior to pan/zoom
-Move slowly, gradually over 15 seconds
-Hold new shot for 15 seconds
Use the Close Up
Taking all shots from a distant makes the
viewer feel uninvolved.
Frame Your Shots
Avoid shooting when a pole in
background looks like part of the
Pick a well-lit spot, but the light should
not be behind the subject.
Clear the surrounding clutter so the
background is not distracting.
Think Before You Shoot
Only shoot the essential shots, it will save you
download and editing time later.
Don’t allow too much room above a person’s
head. Also be sure to provide more room in
the direction the person is facing. The picture
above illustrates the lack of space.
Make shots interesting
Include people in your shots, they add
A particular slide catching your eye?
Clipping is a handy way to collect important slides you want to go back to later.