YouTube has become quite the place for showcasing your talent and work. You can make YouTube videos on just about anything and end up getting hooked on or hanging out there. I guess that is why Google bought it. What if you want to put a video of your own on YouTube? This article takes a look at how anyone can make a YouTube video and do it fairly easy.
First of all you will need something to record your video with. This could be a camcorder or even a cell phone if it is equipped to record videos. You have to love modern technology. A digital camcorder will give you the best quality. Once you know how you are going to record your video you just get started. Popular videos on YouTube include funny videos, music, video blogs, how to videos that is explainer videos, etc. You can make video presentations on just about anything you want. It is your video. Think of yourself as a director.
You need to keep your videos of less than 10 minutes and you can submit as many videos to YouTube as you want. You don’t necessarily need to go to a motion graphic studio for a personal video. Only if it’s a corporate video do you need to contact a professional video production company they will help process the perfect video for your company. When creating a YouTube video make sure that the quality is good. Speak directly into the camera or else use raised voices. You do not have to shout, but rather project your voice so that people watching your video can hear and understand what you are saying.
As with any video or picture make sure you have adequate lighting. Perhaps, shooting during the day would just prove to be an added advantage. Once you have made a draft of your video, just view and edit it. You can use editing software for movies for this. Your computer would probably have movie editing software if it is a new model. If not, you can find it at a media store or on the internet. You cannot spend too much time making sure you edit your video so it is a high quality video. Put your video presentations online to share with friends and family, but you never know who will end up seeing it.
The last step once you have completed you video is to post it on YouTube. You will need to register for a free account if you do not already have one. Once you are registered, you can log in and go to YouTube help center for information on easily uploading your new videos or video presentations. They even have a YouTube forum where you can join and ask questions and read previous discussions. YouTube is around to stay and getting your own videos online is another step to joining this amazing technological age we live in.