Surveillance advice for filming surprise auto accidents as a P.I.

You’re working a surveillance and you can see in the next second or two the subject you’re watching (and filming!) is about to be in a car accident.

This happens. Not too often, but it happens.

You may see something small like this…

The subject of your investigation is trying to park his car and is not going to fit into the parking space. There’s nothing you can do about it. So how do you handle the video you’re recording?

Here’s the thing… Stop Moving The Camera!

Even if your subject is not perfectly framed in the shot, stop panning and tilting and zooming the camera because the movement of the camera will prevent you from seeing the moment of impact on the video.

If the camera is moving, you won’t be able to see the parked car the subject hits move on impact.

If you stop moving the camera you’ll get a better video.

Accidents happen when you least expect them. With this week’s advise at least you can be prepared for what to do on surveillance.

Committed to your success,
Larry Kaye,
Private Investigator

P.S. – Don’t miss my special report titled… If You Want To be a Private Investigator Give Up… Unless You Do These Three Things. You can get it on the home page of my blog.

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