Is it normal to find your own videos boring?

ErhanGaming

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As the title goes. Do any of you guys ever question "Why do people watch my videos?" Don't get me wrong. I'm SUPER thankful for my viewers, and I hope they continue to enjoy my videos as much as I enjoy making them. But as soon as my edit is done and uploaded - Boom. I have no interest in that video other than checking stats.

Is this normal? I just want to know if I'm experiencing a common feeling, or if it's actually more normal to like your own product.

I look forward to reading your thoughts! :)
 

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I personally did have that experience myself, but eventually it's something that I somehow grew out of and started my own content... so yes it is normal, but it is something that you build upon and always look to improve upon as well!
 

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I'd say it's probably pretty normal. It's how I feel about my own content... The only videos I like to watch over again are ones that predominately don't have me in them (e.g. I made a video about my hamster, & another of a trip abroad, and mostly just showed clips of those things...those are the only videos I'll re-watch...)
 

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I try to make videos filled with memorable, fun & joyful moments from life, this way it brings a lot of positive emotions when re-watching. Those who participate would re-watch these videos as well while experiencing similar emotions. Also, videos revolve around videography topic, often educational, like review/test of camera gear, this way it's useful to those interested in learning/studying these topics.
it gets tedious editing the same s*** for 10 hours
feel you man, there are a couple of lens review videos I made that took about half a year to make, part time of course :O_o2: you can even see seasons change lol
 

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My most popular content is guides/tutorials, so they are meant to be educational, not funny or entertaining. When it come's to my let's plays I kind of find them boring, but that's mostly since I already know what will happen, so I don't get the tension, the
uncertainty of what will happen, the excitement, the itch to find out how it will end etc that I can get from other peoples let's plays.
 

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I find my videos boring right now.... but a years down the line, I rewatch them and I tend to think, Why can't I be more like me from the past. That guy makes video I want to watch.... ironically I was saying the same thing back then about my earlier videos. I guess, I just always prefer my older stuff. I suggest watching your video a few weeks/month later when it's not as fresh in your head and see if you still think it's boring.

but during editing, after watching the vid like 15 times... I am kind of done with it ha ha.
I hate my videos when I'm recording. Not sure why, but my "video voice" completely changes from when I'm brainstorming to when I finally hit record.... I 100% prefer my brainstorming monologues.
 
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It’s not that I find my videos boring, but i dont usually have a lot of time to rewatch them except after I post.

On very rare occasions, i’ll watch old videos to go down memory lane and laugh or cringe at old joke
 
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