Confident on Camera: The Art of Being in Front of the Lens

Confident on Camera

taught by Angel Hickman Peterson

Course description

Knowing how to to look (and feel) good on camera is a skill that every blogger should have in their video maker tool kit. This course will teach you the professional insider tips and tricks to be confident on camera.

Angel covers everything from the psychology to the physical to the technical.


  • How to appear cool and confident when on camera
  • How to prep before getting in front of the camera
  • Tricks to wardrobe and makeup to look your best
  • How to stand and look at the camera
  • How to show personality
  • The technical side of self filming
  • How to handle criticism

It's not about being a model or being perfect. It's about knowing the skills to make your on camera work professional and comfortable. Stylistic videos come and go but a friendly face on camera never goes out of style.

Angel Hickman Peterson
Angel Hickman Peterson
Video Personal Trainer

With a bachelor’s degree in Film Studies from the University of Utah, my professional background is in film, television and ad production. I left the industry when I started a family, but missed working and creating. In 2011 I started a sewing and craft blog. In 2016 I started to help my fellow bloggers with video production.

You can do this!

Course Curriculum

Why you should be on camera
Why You Need To Be In Front of the Lens FREE PREVIEW
The Big Secret
The Big Secret to Being on Camera...
Lab: How Do I Do This?
Before You Get in Front of the Lens
Why Talent Needs Pre Production
How to Rehearse
Lab: Bullet Points or Lines?
Looking Good on Camera
Introduction to Looking Good On Camera
Color Matters
Wardrobe Concepts
The Makeup Difference
Lab: How to Makeup
Lab: Screen Test
In Front of the Lens
The Eyes Have It
Showing Personality on Camera
The Importance of Body Language
The Technical Side of Self filming
Tricks to Make Editing Easier
Lab: Self Filming and Focus
Self Filming Checklist
Lab: How Lenses Can Change your Features
Tricks to Going Live on Camera
Tricks to Going Live On Camera
The After Shocks
Dealing with Constructive (and not so constructive) Criticism