Adding Motion

This chapter is all about the importance of moving images. Moving images can be categorized as video, animation, motion graphics, software simulation, games, photo slide shows and digital story telling.Videos is all about capturing an idea and turning it into something useful. This can happen in long periods of time (tv shows, movies etc) or only a few moments (vines, youtube, animation.) Video can capture and translate any idea in many different ways. A very important part of this chapter is the process of a story board. Much like outlining an essay, storyboards are essential. They help you get all your ideas down in a fluid manner. This way, you can visually see what you need to do so you don’t get lost in your thoughts. Story boards help with not only visually what you need to see, but they are helpful for auditory and written cues.

There were guidelines outlined in this chapter for tips about making videos. The ones i found more interesting and helpful were : timing and impersonal instructions. Both are essential for the fluidity of the video and to help portray accurate and real life simulation. This creates a believability aspect of the video.

Videos dominate a large part of our online society. With the polarity of youtube, vine, instagram videos and music videos, it is very important that we know how to properly convey a message through a video.

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