(ARA) – A child’s graduation is a time for celebration for the whole family. And just about every family wants those moments captured for life. But we’ve all watched grainy, out-of-focus videos that sometimes even miss the graduate’s big moment on stage. Even if you’ve never picked up a camera, with a few simple tips, you can make sure the family memories you capture are worth saving.
No matter how state-of-the-art a camera is, if you don’t know how to use it, you shouldn’t start learning at the big event. “Get familiar with your equipment,” says Ben Gottfried, digital filmmaking and video production instructor at The Art Institutes International Minnesota. “Read the manual, test different lighting conditions. It will increase your comfort level with the camera and make for better shots.”
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