Capturing “Authentic” Moments Using Your Phone

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"The best camera is the one that's with you" - Chase Jarvis, Photographer

How often do you find yourself out on an adventure and all of a sudden an amazing moment appears out of nowhere? The sunlight peaks through the trees perfectly, a mountain goat strolls by a herd of wild cows runs across the road… You take off your bag, grab your camera, turn it on and look up to shoot this moment, but it is already gone. These fleeting moments are hard to capture but often they are the most interesting to include in our videos! I call these the "in-between" moments. They aren't planned, posed or set up which is what makes them real. A lot of the time we are so focused on capturing epic shots that we forget about all the interesting moments in between.

Sometimes the moments that are the most relatable and interesting for the audience to watch are the spontaneous ones. The problem with these "in-between moments" is that they are hard to capture! By the time you've opened your bag, taken out your expensive camera, turned it on, and focused it… the moment is gone. This is where your phone comes into play! In this blog we are going to talk about social media trending away from "posed" content, creating more relatable videos and how your phone will help you do this. Keep reading here

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