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22 Ways to Improve Your Home Videos

Forget trying to copy the shaky-cam aesthetic popularized by Saving Private Ryan—your home movie audience will appreciate the fundamental cinematography featured in the 22 frames below (click on the thumbnail, then click on the larger image that appears to see the full-sized version).

The above are compositions advertised as "that always work", and are meant to help the growing mass of camcorder users create home-made cinema that gives pros a run for their money. We only have Joel Johnson to thank for his hard work.

For a demonstration of the 22 frames, check out this video.