7 Tips for Shooting a Talking Head Video

As you’ve probably noticed, talking head videos are pretty popular. That’s because they’re a great option for simple, cost-effective media content. Video is fast becoming the best way to communicate and boost engagement, including being used externally for sales and marketing or internally for training and education.

Not every talking head video is an instant success, it takes more than sitting in front of a camera to get it right. Even if you have the budget for something more complicated, you’re probably limited on time. Shooting video of just the neck and shoulders up can be great for quick corporate messages, interviews, product introductions, and anything that requires a personal voice.

Here’s a question: Have you ever seen a bad talking head video? A few probably came to mind. That’s because while talking head videos are quick and budget-friendly, they’re also really easy to do wrong.

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