Have you ever noticed that iPhone video recording depends on how you hold the device? If not, then it’s time to figure out how to do it right – because then you will start shooting much better videos.
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How to properly hold your iPhone when shooting video
The rule is very simple – start recording and while recording video IS ALWAYS hold iPhone / iPad / iPod touch horizontally (landscape mode)! Wherein irrelevantwhich side do you hold the device, like this:
or like this:
Never change the camera position (from horizontal to vertical) while shooting.
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In the horizontal position, the recording will be in widescreen format, and it will be displayed on the display of your gadget, monitor or TV in an adequate size – full screen…
What if you record a video while holding your smartphone or tablet vertically (in “portrait” mode)?
This is a complete failure – on any screen, the video will narrow into a thin vertical strip, and more advanced comrades and Android spiteful critics will laugh: here, they say, a person bought equipment, but he does not know how to handle it.
The only exception is that you shoot specifically for viewing on a smartphone (Instagram, TikTok, etc.)
This is what a “vertical” video looks like on a TV screen:
Like? Don’t repeat the mistakes of others – always hold your iPhone horizontally when shooting videos.