If you own an iPhone, you always have a handy, easy-to-use camera in your pocket. It is useful for instant reporting, as well as filming where bigger cameras would attract too much attention. The video quality can be good, so long as you follow some basic tips:
One of the first iPhone-only news reports was produced by BBC’s Matthew Pryce. He reported from the storm-hit Sardinia in 2013, and later explained the technique in a blog. His report was up on the BBC website soon after it was recorded, and was in the top 10 most viewed BBC News clips of the day.