How to Document your Trip

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Seasoned travel filmmakers, Johnny and Iz, walk you through their approach to documenting travels including: their gear, storytelling techniques, filming tips, editing tutorials, and the philosophy for best capturing your trips. This course is for anyone who wants to better document their travels - NO camera experience or professional gear required. At the end of this course, you’ll be able to create your very own travel video and a set of edited photos that you can upload on the web or print into a book!

What you'll learn

  • How to think of your trip as a story and what ingredients you need to capture that story.
  • Gear available to enhance your travel documentation.
  • How to extract, upload, and organize your trip footage
  • How to edit videos and photos (or how to use editing services that will do it for you)
  • How to be intentional about the way you shoot to decrease camera time and spend time enjoying the place you visit.
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Ch 1: Why Document a Trip?
What You'll Learn
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It's about Joy!
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Ch 2: Gear
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Guide to Gear Part 1: Stabilization
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Guide to Gear Part 2: Cameras
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Camera Apps
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Ch 3: Documenting Your Trip
Heading Out
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Your Trip is a Journey
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Beware of Trigger Happiness
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Our Goal Today
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How to Capture a Place with Video
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How to Capture a Place in Photos
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Capturing Local Character
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Using Action to Move your Video Forward
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Ch 4: Organizing Files and Editing Services
Organizing your Files
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Have Someone Else Edit your Video/Photo
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Ch 5: Editing Photos
Sorting and Culling
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Ch 6: Editing Video
Editing Software
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Editing Concepts
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Refining your Edit
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Music and Titles
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Sharing your Video
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C 7: Recap
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About Instructor

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Johnny & Iz Harris
Johnny & Iz are a husband and wife duo of travel journalists. Together, they travel the world, d... Show more