Making memories is a wonderful thing, but to make them last forever you can record these special moments to watch for many years to come! However, these days, home videos are becoming less and less popular due to the fact that people are more interested in recording mini video clips on mobile devices which either don’t make it further than their phone memory or get deleted to make room for other media.
However, video cameras are now available in smaller, slicker and more compact designs which make them easy to use and easy to carry out and about. If you’re already kitted out with the technology, here’s how you can and get the best out of your precious home videos.
Always Pack the Video Camera
Often you miss the best moments when you don’t expect them – and this can be almost anywhere, not just at a birthday party or family dos at the house. Of course, it isn’t expected for you to carry a video camera around in your bag when you’re going to the shops, but if you plan to go on a family walk, or a gathering at a friend’s house, then these are the times when your camera could prove to be most handy.
It’s good to get into the habit of bringing it with you for these types of occasions, so that you’re less likely to forget it when you need it most. Usually the camera is brought out when children are young or if babies are walking and talking for the first time, but when children grow up, that’s when videos tend to stop. Keep making memories at all ages so you can remember all the happy time you’ve shared together, even when you’re all grown up.
Pass It Along
Especially when children are young, parents are usually the ones behind the camera making sure they capture everything their children are doing. However, it’s important that you pass the camera along every once in a while to a spouse or relative that might be there so that you get some screen time too!
Often in home videos, you can hear the voice of the person filming but never get to see them; it’s important to see that they were there enjoying the moments too when you’re watching later down the line.
Invest in Ease
When children are older it’s much easier, because everyone can take turns holding the camera and filming different people, however, make sure you invest in a camera with simple settings to make filming as easy as can be for everyone.
There are cameras available that are even easy enough for children to use, without too many buttons and complex functions in light, handheld models, so choose your recording equipment wisely so that you don’t end up with a blank screen because it hasn’t recorded properly, or camera stills instead of video footage.
If you want to treasure your family moments forever, then it’s important to keep filming! At our company we transfer your old film formats from cine to DVD so you can watch them back with ease instead of through an old projector. If you have any enquiries about our services, feel free to contact us at 0800 592433 for more information.