Even though I’m not a professional photographer by any stretch of the imagination, I’ve been able to learn to make videos by simply trying things out.
The Vimeo Weekend Challenge has helped by pushing me toward taking chances I wouldn’t normally.
Learning how to make a video started for me with non-copyrighted footage. I hadn’t even reached the point where I had the
guts nerve confidence to simply point and shoot a simple video on my iPhone.
As a writer trying to learn about video, I started off slow. Among other things, I used the intro to an old TV series and added (what I hoped were) funny captions to it.
Doing a 30-day challenge can feel like a marathon. However, there’s a real benefit to performing an act on a regular basis within an allotted time.
The Creative Sprint challenges I’ve participated in have made me realize my own potential to take on new creative pursuits.