This is a challenge that movie opening credits sequences have been dealing with for many years. If you produce the video from scratch, you can plan for good background contrast. Otherwise, you’ll need to test, test and test again. This is a case where I think the developers of RiskEverything could have paid more attention to the creation of content with proper contrast. Want to learn more about creating videos? Read our ultimate guide to video production. despite the use of a video, the site loads in a few seconds, and the imagery flow with no delays. RiskEverything simple Website: Risk Everything Our last example is RiskEverything – a company that helps startups in raising funds. However, we’re more interested in is the way they use their video. Rather than loading a full-screen background, Riskeverything’s video covers only the top section of the site.
The video loads quickly and flows without problems, but sometimes, discerning the white text in ‘Our Model is Simple‘, and the special leads ghost button against the background is not easy. The dynamic nature of video means its text legibility against a background becomes in much more complex problem. Readability can vary drastically from scene to scene in a video. This is a challenge that movie opening credits sequences have been dealing with for many years. This site was one of the earliest high-profile examples using video as a background. The site uses video to showcase key scenes from the film and, with the help of music, creates a sense of wonder and anticipation. However, you may notice that the video quality is not very high and some scenes seem blurred and almost smokey at times.
While this isn’t visually ideal, presumably it’s a trade-off for faster load times. PayPal There’s another well-known website, used by thousands daily, that makes great use of video backgrounds: yes, we’re talking about Paypal. The online payment system company decided to follow the trend and, less than six months ago, it changed its whole user interface. In this case, the video is used to emphasize the firm’s motto: “We’re here, there, anywhere”. It shows short grabs of potential PayPal customers doing business in a wide variety of places. Wherever they are, they can rely on PayPal services.