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Iain Anderson on Sun, July 3rd 0 comments
How do you create a cookery recipe or instructional video from start to finish? Iain Anderson makes it easy in this great tutorial article.
All set up and ready to shoot—this is Karen from Come and Cook.

Prep

These roasted peppers (AKA capsicum) were prepared earlier and left to steam.
The main camera is above the action, with the tripod weighted down to make sure it won't move; lots of light and a mic on the side (optional) round it out.

Camera setup, part 1

Not perfect for checking focus, but great for remote control.

Let there be lights!

This low-down angle catches an alternative perspective that's great for B-roll.

Camera setup, part 2

Audio

These pumpkin stars released a lovely burst of steam when a lid was removed, but be careful not to damage your gear

Shooting

Here's the finished recipe.

Checking

Make sure your presenter is well lit, smiling, and patient.

Record your presenter speaking to camera

The syncing process on these was trivial, and makes switching clips very easy.

Prep for post (multi-cam sync, faves)

The final locked timeline for this job, including separate voice and music tracks.

Editing

This 4K shot has been zoomed in to 200% and still looks great.
Tagline and URL—check.

Music

Finishing and Delivery

Conclusion

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