Are you interested in starting a vlog, but are worried about your camera nerves? Don’t worry – you’re not alone! Many people feel shy when it comes to being in front of the camera. In this blog post,
I will provide tips for overcoming your camera nerves and creating successful vlogs.
First and foremost, it’s important to understand that everyone feels shy in front of the camera at some point.
It’s natural to feel a little anxious when you’re the focus of attention. However, by following some simple tips, you can overcome your camera nerves and create successful vlogs.
Here are a few suggestions:
– Start small: Don’t try to tackle your biggest fears right away. Start with smaller challenges and work your way up. This will help you build confidence and ease in front of the camera.
– Prepare for each shoot: Make sure you know what you’re going to say before starting filming. This will help reduce any anxiety or hesitation that you may feel.
– Visualize success: Picture yourself giving a successful speech. Imagine the audience clapping and cheering for you. This will help you feel more confident and motivated.
– Be positive: It’s important to stay positive, even when things don’t go according to plan. If you make a mistake, laugh it off and keep going.
5 Tips to Vlog Without Being Shy
#1- Be Yourself
When you start to love your imperfections, the world can see a more authentic side of yourself. We don’t need to try so hard with our looks or Cover up any flaws because they make us relatable and likable!
Embrace yourself for being exactly how YOU truly feel inside- even if it’s not perfect on the outside.”
Take this simple exercise:
First, list ten things you like about yourself and then five items that are not so great but still part of who you ARE as a person with flaws, just like everyone else!
#2- Practice Everyday
The more you practice and experience the better your performance will become. This is because as time goes on, being in front of a camera becomes less intimidating and stressful for those who do it regularly. So keep at it!
#3- Your are not alone
You are not alone. 74% of people have issue with public speaking (Source). That means every 3 out 4 folks might be afraid, which can make for a tough experience being in front of the camera – but at least you know that there will always be another chance to get it right!
When you are passionate about your vlog, it will show in every aspect of the production.
Your message is more important than anything else, so focus on what’s deserves attention and care – not just because people want to hear something but also for their growth!
#5- Wear your favorite outfit
The feeling of being confident and comfortable in your own skin is something that can’t be matched.
If you have a favorite outfit or hairstyle, wear it! The confidence will shine through no matter what – even if the cost were just 5 dollars worth.
#6- Take a deep breath
When you feel nervous, take a deep breath and relax. This will help you calm down and focus on your vlogs.
#7- Have Fun!
Vlogging should be fun! Don’t take it too seriously and just enjoy the process. If you are having fun, your viewers will be more likely to stick around.
When I started my own YouTube channel five years ago, one of the biggest fears that came to mind was public speaking. It took some time for me to get over this shyness,
This video really helped me to get over my fear of vlogging in public, and I watched it multiple times before finally managing a successful upload.
These are just a few tips to help you overcome your fear of vlog in public and start vlogging like a pro! For more advice and tips, check out the rest of my blog. Thanks for reading!