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Up and Running with Micro Four-Thirds Cameras

Up and Running with Micro Four-Thirds Cameras

with Scott Bourne and Richard Harrington

Video: Welcome

(MUSIC) >> Hi, my name is Rich Harrington. >> And I'm Scott Bourne. >> And we're really excited that you could join us as we take an in-depth look at the micro four-thirds format for both a photography and a video perspective. >> This is great stuff. These cameras will surprise you, they'll amaze you, they'll delight you. And we're going to give you an introduction into the entire system, how to use the lenses, the cameras, we're going to actually shoot with them, we're going to show you the results. We're going to get you as excited about micro four-thirds as we are.
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  1. 37s
    1. Welcome
      37s
  2. 10m 7s
    1. The origin of the format
      1m 40s
    2. How a micro-four thirds camera differs from a DSLR
      3m 33s
    3. How and why mirrorless cameras are special
      3m 39s
    4. Micro four-thirds camera accessories
      1m 15s
  3. 14m 28s
    1. The cost advantage of micro four-thirds
      2m 38s
    2. Stealth shooting with micro four-thirds
      2m 33s
    3. Lightweight and easy to transport
      1m 36s
    4. Extending your reach with a 2x crop factor
      2m 42s
    5. Shooting with great depth of field
      1m 49s
    6. Better in-camera JPEG quality
      3m 10s
  4. 11m 41s
    1. A smaller sensor means more noise
      3m 21s
    2. The challenge of auto focus
      3m 23s
    3. Getting used to an electronic viewfinder
      3m 25s
    4. Why battery life is shorter
      1m 32s
  5. 13m 27s
    1. Setting your budget for your camera
      2m 2s
    2. Pay attention to ergonomics
      2m 14s
    3. Matching your shooting style to the camera
      2m 22s
    4. Consider existing gear when choosing a system
      2m 21s
    5. How long do you want the camera body to last?
      1m 43s
    6. Do your friends shoot on micro four-thirds cameras?
      2m 45s
  6. 40m 42s
    1. Adapting lenses you already own
      3m 32s
    2. Choosing cross-compatible lenses
      3m 4s
    3. Should you choose primes or zooms?
      4m 45s
    4. What about "pro" lenses?
      3m 50s
    5. Selecting a telephoto lens
      4m 5s
    6. Using a telephoto lens
      3m 40s
    7. Selecting a portrait lens
      2m 37s
    8. Using a portrait lens
      3m 20s
    9. Selecting a wide-angle lens
      3m 9s
    10. Using a wide-angle lens
      3m 1s
    11. Specialty lens choices
      2m 6s
    12. How to safely change a lens
      1m 43s
    13. Maintenance tips for micro four-thirds lenses
      1m 50s
  7. 28m 3s
    1. Micro four-thirds camera menus to adjust for Olympus shooters
      3m 1s
    2. Micro four-thirds camera menus to adjust for Panasonic shooters
      2m 6s
    3. Understand auto focus
      3m 3s
    4. The exposure triangle
      3m 29s
    5. The exposure triangle in play
      7m 9s
    6. Using image stabilization for sharper photos
      2m 8s
    7. Creative looks with in-camera filters
      5m 4s
    8. Updating
      2m 3s
  8. 31m 15s
    1. Why shoot video on a micro four-thirds camera?
      2m 50s
    2. Choosing the best lenses for video
      4m 41s
    3. The video exposure triangle
      6m 20s
    4. Improving your audio on a micro four-thirds camera
      4m 13s
    5. Setting your record options on an Olympus micro four-thirds camera
      4m 38s
    6. Setting your record options on a Panasonic micro four-thirds camera
      5m 49s
    7. Getting stable shots when shooting video
      2m 44s
  9. 1m 35s
    1. Micro Four-Thirds web resources
      31s
    2. Next steps
      1m 4s

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Up and Running with Micro Four-Thirds Cameras
2h 31m Beginner Aug 20, 2013

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The micro four-thirds sensor format is enabling a new generation of cameras that combine compact size with DSLR-like features, such as interchangeable lenses. In this course, Rich Harrington and Scott Bourne introduce the micro four-thirds format, detailing its strengths and weaknesses for both photography and video, offering buying advice, and sharing tips for getting the best results when shooting with a micro four-thirds camera.

This course was created and produced by Rich Harrington. We are honored to host this content in our library.

Topics include:
  • What is the micro four-thirds format?
  • Understanding the advantages and disadvantages of micro four-thirds
  • Choosing a micro four-thirds body
  • Choosing the best lens
  • Using image stabilization
  • Improving your audio
  • Shooting video with a micro four-thirds
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Authors:
Scott Bourne Richard Harrington

Welcome

(MUSIC) >> Hi, my name is Rich Harrington. >> And I'm Scott Bourne. >> And we're really excited that you could join us as we take an in-depth look at the micro four-thirds format for both a photography and a video perspective. >> This is great stuff. These cameras will surprise you, they'll amaze you, they'll delight you. And we're going to give you an introduction into the entire system, how to use the lenses, the cameras, we're going to actually shoot with them, we're going to show you the results. We're going to get you as excited about micro four-thirds as we are.

>> And we really appreciate you joining us today, we've got a lot of ground to cover, so let's jump right in.

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