YouTube is quite the place. You can video on just about anything and could end up getting hooked on hanging out there. I guess that is why Google bought it. What if you want to put a video of your own on YouTube? This article takes a look at how anyone can make a YouTube video and do it fairly easy.
First of all you will need something to record your video with. This could be a camcorder or even a cell phone if it is equipped to record videos. You have to love modern technology. A digital camcorder will give you the best quality.
Once you know how you are going to record you video you can get started. Popular videos on YouTube include funny videos, music, video blogs, how-to videos, or even videos on a trip you have taken. You can make a video on just about anything you want. It is your video. Think of yourself as a director.
You need to keep your videos less than 10 minutes and you can submit as many videos to YouTube as you want.
When creating a YouTube video make sure that the quality is good. Speak directly into the camera or else use raised voices. You do not have to shout, but rather project with your voice so people who will be watching your video can hear and understand what you are saying.
As with any video or picture make sure you have adequate lighting. Shooting during the day will help with this. Once you have your video done you will want to view and then edit it. You can use editing software for movies for this. Your computer with probably have movie editing software if it is a new model. If you can not find it at a media store or on the internet.
You can not spend to much time making sure you edit your video so it is a high quality video. You are putting this online to share with friends and family, but you never know who will end up seeing it.
The last step once you have your video the way you want it to post it on YouTube. You will need to register for a free account if you do not already have one. Once you are registered you can log in and go to Youtubes help center for information on easily uploading your new video. They even have a YouTube forum you can join and ask questions and read previous discussions.
YouTube is around to stay and getting your own videos online is another step to joining this amazing technological age we live in.
Source by Jeff Schuman