Reel in more goodness this summer and capture every moment along the way

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If there’s anything these past two years have taught us it is the crucial importance of our good memories and creating beautiful moments is. Whether it’s the ones we spend alone, the ones we spend with others, and especially with those we love, there’s nothing quite as precious as taking stock of our highlights and holding onto their glow where we can. 

And while a picture can speak a thousand words, a video captures and tells even more of the story. Having a reliable and trusty smartphone, like HUAWEI’s up and coming HUAWEI Nova 8, that can capture every exciting moment in crisp and vibrant quality. A good device paired with the introduction of short video editing abilities on Instagram – you can share your memories in a plethora of forms. Instagram’s newest content sharing feature Reels is quickly picking up, much like Tik Tok in its abilities, you’re able to clip your favourite highlights of your day together into a fun little video of up to 60 seconds and add a song that best fits the mood. 

And HUAWEI’s Nova 8 will be sure to make your video filming and editing experience a breeze – having you sharing fun daily vlogs seamlessly on your socials.

So, what do you need to make a little highlight Tik Tok or Insta Reel? 

A phone with reliable video recording abilities and storage space

The most crucial tool needed to capture every shimmering moment that could pass us by is a trusty and good quality smartphone that can do it all. Enter HUAWEI’s hot new up-and-coming Nova 8 smartphone… Decked out with HUAWEI’s ‘Super Camera’ and ‘Super Charge’ capabilities, this pending drop is sure to be able to record all your moments and last throughout the journey. 

The 64MP AI quad-camera lens feature allows you to capture high-quality photos and images and chooses the best settings for you in all and any lighting situation. It’s also paired with a crisp 32MP selfie camera – allowing you to get selfie vids and images with ease and without losing quality in the process. You’re also able to play around and experiment with your shots using the quad lenses available at the back – from the showstopping 64MP AI HD main camera, the 8MP 120° ultra-wide-angle lens, the 2MP depth or bokeh camera lens, and the 2MP macro camera lens.  Not only can you capture incredible still images of up to 9216 x 6912 pixels in resolution, but you’re able to film crisp and clear video footage of up to 3840 x 2160 pixels in resolution. And the 32MP selfie camera matches this energy – allowing users to snap selfies that go up to 6528 x 4896 pixels in resolution and selfie videos that reach an impressive 3840 x 2160 pixels in resolution. Ensuring that you are never left with blurry or low-quality memories.

You need not worry if the device can keep up. Not only does the Nova 8 pack a punch with its 66W HUAWEI SuperCharge ability that allows you to get a 60% charge in just 15 minutes and 100% in an impressive 35 minutes, but it also comes boasting a vibrant 90 Hz Curved OLED Display– letting you get a full, smooth, and crisp view of your captured memories. And the advanced 7 nm Kirin 820E processor, featuring a 6-core Mali-G57 GPU, enables powerful performance for gaming or photo and video editing. The device is also equipped with the Kirin ISP 5.0, which improves exposure and reduces photo noise, allowing you to capture crisp and clear nighttime photos with ease.

The device will be dropping in a stunning Blush Gold colour. It will also include the fan favourite HUAWEI MeeTime feature while introducing an improved Super Night Selfie 2.0 mode that automatically optimises portrait skin quality and increases background details - all assisted by the camera’s AI capabilities. They’re also letting you keep the fun going with the inclusion of a customisable AOD (Always On Display) where users can play around by adding photos, gifs, doodles, and more with this setting. And storing it all is made easy with the 8 GB RAM + 128 GB ROM of storage available on the device.

The HUAWEI Nova 8 is a smartphone built for our modern age and modern needs and the new way that we go about documenting and archiving our precious moments. Making it the ideal summer buddy for sharing and saving all of your adventures with friends and family. The HUAWEI Nova 8 is coming soon – visit the HUAWEI Store (Online) to find out more about this exciting pending launch.  

Main video snippets 

Once you have a reliable smartphone like the HUAWEI Nova 8 on hand, you need to film with a purpose. This means – get your main shots in – film your loved ones, their faces, their smiles, them talking or being themselves – find your focus and work from there. You can play around with the different lenses available on the HUAWEI Nova 8 and create some dreamy effects using the in-built bokeh camera lens.

B-Roll snippets 

Now that you’ve locked down your main featured videos, you need to snap a few random shots to act as buffer content or your ‘B-Roll’. These can be scenic shots of the location, close-up shots using the HUAWEI Nova 8 macro lens, or mesmerising panning shots using the device’s 120° ultra-wide-angle lens. Just to add that extra pizazz to your video and set the full scene. 

The perfect song 

After a day of capturing memories, we often find ourselves already aware of the?feel of the event. Follow this gut instinct and find that perfect tune that captures it just right. On Tik Tok and Instagram Reels, you’re able to search for songs on the app to trim and add to your video at the right time – to wholly recreate how you felt in the moment. 

And mixing it all together 

With all your elements in order, it’s time to put them all together and make the magic happen. Choose your clips in your chosen app and put them in an order that best feels right and flows right with the song you’ve settled on. Add in some captions and speed up or slow down your clips when needed. And when your masterpiece is created – share it or save it privately for your personal archives. And save every little video on your HUAWEI Nova 8 with ease to re-watch them in full splendour on its whopping 90 Hz Curved OLED Display.

Never miss a moment and capture them all with HUAWEI’s up-and-coming Nova 8. Visit the HUAWEI Store (Online) to find out more about this new drop and more on what you have to look forward to. 

This post is sponsored by HUAWEI produced by BrandStudio24 for News24.

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