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Join Chad Perkins, an author and videographer, as he introduces the essential concepts and techniques necessary for shooting video with a DSLR camera. Targeted at beginning videographers and anyone interested in shooting better video, this course covers cinematography basics, DSLR pitfalls, important gear, and postproduction workflow. Along the way, discover how to choose lenses, record audio, and make shots more professional.
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Brian Liepe: Adding movement to your shots really enhances your ability to tell a story. Whether at shooting handheld, like we discussed in the last movie, or placing your camera on a jib, camera movement allows the audience to engage in a story in a very effective and unique way. Here is a small tool that can add a big cinematic effect to your shots, it's called a slider. Just adding a slight deliberate and slow movement to your shot can help reflect elements in your story, plus there is something sort of magical about giving the audience a perspective that moves through space.
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