Taking horizontal videos seems obvious, but considering how many people still post vertically, it clearly isn’t. Vertical video is like trying to fit a square peg into a round hole. You can do it but it looks SUPER UGLY! TV stations and YouTube must compensate for vertical videos by filling in the black space with blurry, and sometimes magnified, versions of the original video just so parts of the screen aren’t blank. And sure, sometimes it’s just easier to hold your phone vertically in one hand to capture a scene, but if you take the extra second to turn it sideways and use two hands, your footage will look much more professional.
…so just say NO to vertical videos.BACK TO ALL TIPS AND TRICKS