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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: ISO is a numerical scale that refers to the sensitivity of a camera's sensor to light. Now ISO is based on something called the exposure index, which rates film stocks using a numerical value. As you lower the ISO setting, the sensor becomes less sensitive to light. As you raise the ISO setting, it becomes more sensitive. Chad Perkins: Personally I get a little scared adjusting ISO anymore than just a few increments. When you increase the camera's sensor sensitivity to light by bumping up the ISO, it adds noise, which can be awful.
So in the next movie we'll look a little bit more about how ISO relates to noise and also to the colors of your image.
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