My brand of videography involves taking videos and producing DVDs. Now as high defhas become the norm, DVDs which are not high-def will soon go out offavor and people will demand Blu-ray Disks (BDs) instead of DVDs. High def videos have from 2.7 to about 6 time the resolution of standard resolution videos, and a standard BD can contain over 5 times the information of what's on a standard DVD. High def videos on BD will soon become the norm. Some might argue it's already the norm. We started offering BD to some of our customers last year.
We started offering
videography service at the beginning of the year and it has been so well
received that during the second quarter of this year I have more video
jobs than photo jobs already. Not because my photography business is
going down or something, as it actually has more than quadrupled from
the same period of last year. In a 4-day span from last night to the
coming Sunday, we will complete 5 video jobs that include a total of 10
shows. Since videography turns out to be something really fun, this is
not a bad development for me:-) I enjoy watching free performances.
In choosing a photographer, you would look at his/her works first. Same with choosing a videographer: look at his/her works first. Now, the question is: how to tell if the video is of good quality or not? As any form of art, subjectivity is a given, so you hire a videographer only if you like his/her works. So what's left for me to tell you are the things to pay attention to so that you don't accidentally hire a lousy videographer. I am only going to focus on a couple of very simple things here: