Technology opens up possibilities and opportunities for all. It improves modern medical science while Artificial Intelligence impacts innovation everywhere. Endless opportunities have improved lives and the way we live as technology has contributed to our growth. Jay Alvarez is a famous travel vloggers, having created his empire only by video blogging. Technology also enhances new career opportunities. Companies have increasingly become dependent on it as communication is better, workloads lighter, and computers make everything much faster. New jobs are created with the help of technology. One career option very popular with the Millennials and Gen-Z is blogging/ vlogging.
Vlog is short-form for Video Blog or video log. It is a blog in video medium and vloggers share personal passions on food, make-up, traveling, and sports. Some professional vloggers are paid a lot due to emergence of different social media sites like YouTube and Instagram. These sites enable bloggers and vloggers to reach more people and be seen. “More views, more Money”. Established vloggers share recommendations and tips over the internet and help newbies to learn basic tricks.
SECURING BASIC EQUIPMENT
There are many things to vlog about and the ability to focus is important. Equipments vary from one theme to another. Travel vlogs require a good microphone, while a beauty vlog requires excellent lighting equipment. Tips on equipments to invest for a budget-friendly vlogging career, are given below:
A flipping screen camera is a top favorite for beauty vloggers. Vlogging cameras are actually different from basic digitals. Screens for video blogging must have the capacity to flip at a specific angle. This way, a vlogger will see what the camera is filming, and it can give a precise shot on what we actually want to include in our frame. But buying an expensive brand is not yet a smart move. Assess first the income and how popular it is before spending all the money on a camera. A simple digital camera can still be good for filming, and anyone can just upgrade along the way.
A vlog where the person’s voice is inaudible is rejected and viewers just skip the video forever; which is why a good microphone is a must. Indoor video blogs require no microphone, and the camera microphone is adequate. But those doing outdoor and adventurous videos, must invest in a first-class microphone. Make sure to research extensively before buying, in view of many competing brands. Travel video bloggers prefer a DSLR and a good microphone.
Good editing skills can enhance any video. Many people watch video blogs to measure creativity and great editing skills. Good editing software with modern features enables hassle-free editing. Vloggers do complain about long editing hours which at times, takes a toll on them. Some vloggers hire editors while others prefer their own editing. Hiring an editor is not advisable for anyone who is just starting. Investing in good software saves an editor’s wages besides improving editorial skills.
Good lighting imparts a professional look to any video and is the best friend to all beauty vloggers everywhere. It delivers flexibility to filming times, enabling filming at night without looking dark. For people without money, select a filming location with plenty of windows and sunlight.