How to Record Yourself on a Digital Video Camera

If you have a digital video camera, you might be interested in finding out how you can record yourself. Recording yourself is actually very easy, and can be used to make a video recording of yourself.

Step 1: Setting up the Tripod

The first thing that you should do is set up the tripod or other stable base for your video camera. If you don't have a tripod, then you can normally make do with a steady surface like a table or wall. Adjust the tripod so that your camcorder will be the correct height to record you.

Step 2: Turning the Screen Round

Pull the LCD screen out from the camera and then twist it around. This is a great feature on digital video cameras because it means you can look at it from any position. By turning the screen around, it's possible to see yourself and check exactly what you look like.

Position yourself in front of the camera and check that you can are in fact in the frame. If not, you might need to do some adjustments and try again.

Step 3: Starting Recording

Now start recording by pressing the record button on your video camera. Some video cameras come with a remote control, which makes starting the recording much easier. This should show up as a symbol on the screen. Once the video is recorded, it's then time to check and edit the video.

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