Do video frame rates have you completely stumped? We don’t blame you: with an overwhelming array of options, this foundational aspect of videography can be very confusing if you don’t understand the principles at play.

Luckily, we have our new Videography for Beginners video series and you can learn everything you need to know to shoot professional and cinematic video! Created and presented by our resident Video Content Producer, Jess Semple, this highly engaging and informative collection of videos will introduce you to both the practical and theoretical aspects of creating videos. These aren’t your average talking-head tutorials: each episode is jam-packed with rich visual examples to help you truly grasp the concepts they explore.

In this inaugural episode of Videography for Beginners, Jess unpacks everything you need to know about video frame rates. What exactly are “frame rates” in video? How do you select the correct frame rate for the image you want to capture? You will gain a thorough understanding of the physiology of moving images, the fascinating history of frame rates and how to choose the right settings for the story you want to tell.

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Did you find value in this episode of Videography for Beginners? You can find the next episode, Shutter Speed vs. Frame Rate: Shutter Speed in Video, on our YouTube channel if you are interested in learning more about videography. You can also find it on Orms Connect HERE.

If you want to up your photography game in addition to building your videography skills, you can check out our Photography Basics playlist on OrmsTV.

You are welcome to request any future video topics in the comments either on this blog post or the video itself. We read all your questions, suggestions and feedback and respond whenever possible, so we promise you will not be yelling into the void of the ether!