Videography and cinematography are both forms of capturing motion on camera. However, videography is often mistaken for something else, or used loosely to describe the art of using video equipment. While it is true, both use video equipment to capture motion, the two actually refer to different occupations. A cinematographer is someone who will film, edit, and compile video footage into story form. Filming movie productions and even documentaries are popular examples. However, cinematography is also used to film web video and marketing videos. Any form of video footage that needs planning and compilation to form a story pattern is the work of cinematographers. Videographers Johannesburg however, are focused around filming events. Weddings, anniversaries, conferences, festivals, on stage shows. Those are commonly events filmed by videographers (Johannesburg.) The key difference is that a videographer Johannesburg documents the event’s happenings. There is no need to edit the footage into a story form. The event is the story and it is the videographer’s job to document it. It seems like a simple, aim the camera and hit play, job, but there is a lot that goes into videography still. For instance, lighting and angle is still considered and sometimes props are provided. In bigger events, the videographer may have a small camera crew to assist in the filming of the event. So if you are about be joined in matrimony or celebrate your 50th anniversary, you will require the meticulous services of a videographer, not a cinematographer. On the other hand, however, if you are about start production a movie or television adaptation, or even start the planning process of a few web videos, you will require the artistic assistance of a cinematographer. It makes one’s endeavours much simpler when we know the basics. Or at the very least, the basic differences.
MK Photography can assist with videography, event filming, video editing, web video, corporate marketing videos, camera crew hire and special effects.