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Old October 2nd, 2009, 06:54 PM   #16
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The number one thing you need to know about shooting your first Documentary is to take all the gear you have, set it up the best you can, and start shooting!!! Learn from your mistakes ask questions about what you got, learn from it and go do it all over again. Nothing beats first hand experience!!! Ask all the questions you want here and learn all that you can, but nothing that you learn here will substitute for the real thing with your hands on the camera and the editor. There are VERY talented and experienced people here on this forum and I respect many of their opinions, but we all started the same way, we set up what we had and hit record.... Someday has never been printed on any calendar that I have ever seen. GO SHOOT and ENJOY IT!!!
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