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By Robbie Carman | Friday, January 31, 2014

Process multi-camera shots with Adobe Premiere Pro: DSLR Video Tips

Process multi-camera shots with Adobe Premiere Pro

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Have you ever worked on a multiple-camera shoot and been left wondering how to bring all the footage together? This week, join Rich and me as we explore how to process multi-camera footage from a music video shoot using Premiere Pro. We’ll step you through the post-production workflow required to create a multi-cam video that you can be really proud of.

By Richard Harrington | Friday, January 17, 2014

Shoot time-lapse videos with a GoPro: DSLR Video Tips

Time-lapse frames shot with a GoPro camera

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Though known mainly for fast-paced action footage, the versatile GoPro camera is widely used for many different tasks. Because of its small size, you can mount it nearly anywhere to capture a variety of unique time-lapse shots. Join Robbie and Rich this week as they explore setting up and capturing time-lapse videos with a GoPro camera.

By Robbie Carman | Friday, January 10, 2014

Create a film look with Premiere Pro: DSLR Video Tips

Create a film look with Premiere Pro

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Feeling left out with our recent episode on creating film looks with Apple’s Final Cut Pro X? This week Rich and I will switch apps and show you how to use Adobe Premiere Pro’s color correction and effect features to give your video footage that dramatic “film” look. And just like before—it all starts in post-processing.

By Richard Harrington | Friday, January 03, 2014

Get a tour of the Blackmagic Cinema Camera: DSLR Video Tips

The Blackmagic Cinema Camera

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Check out the latest in digital cinema technology!

In this week’s episode, Robbie and Rich introduce the elegant and sophisticated Blackmagic Cinema Camera and its features. They’ll explore the camera from the inside out, covering focus, recording, and shot evaluation, and show you the RAW workflow you’ll need to bring a timeless feature-film look to your footage.

By Robbie Carman | Friday, December 20, 2013

Creating a film look with Final Cut Pro X: DSLR Video Tips

Creating a film look with Final Cut Pro X

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Give your video footage that dramatic “film” look by diving into some color-correction and effect features of Final Cut Pro X in this week’s DSLR Video Tips with Rich and Robbie.

You’ll learn about

The tools: Get to know the tools in Final Cut Pro X that can help you achieve a film look with your video footage. • The post-processing: Learn how to use those tools to create a stylized film look with Final Cut Pro X.

By Richard Harrington | Friday, December 13, 2013

Prepare for a Multi-camera Shoot: DSLR Video Tips

Multi-camera shoots

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Last week we explored the benefits of shooting with multiple cameras for a professional video project. It turns out there’s a lot involved when setting up a shoot with multiple DSLR’s- preparation and planning are key. Finding the location that works for you is important, and lighting it for multiple cameras is a challenge.

On this week’s show, Robbie and Rich walk you through the key elements for a multiple DSLR camera shoot. They’re joined by Director of Photography Jim Ball for additional tips. You’ll learn the following:

By Richard Harrington | Friday, December 06, 2013

Prepare for a multi-camera shoot: DSLR Video Tips

Prepare for a multi-camera shot

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With the price of cameras dropping lower and lower, using multiple cameras at the same time is a popular production trend. Whether you’re shooting a concert, performance, or how-to video, capturing multiple angles of a shot in perfect sync makes the whole project better. But multi-camera shoots are tricky.

In this week’s DSLR Video Tips, Robbie and Rich show you how to plan for a multi-camera shoot. Director of Photography Jim Ball offers additional insight from his experience with multi-camera shoots.

By Richard Harrington | Friday, November 22, 2013

Using a click track to create a music video: DSLR Video Tips

Using a click track to create a music video

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When you’re working on a music video and need to record a commercial or promo that’s tightly tied to a music track, it’s important to think ahead for post-production. Recording with a click track gives you the ability to sync multiple cameras and multiple takes across several locations. Using consistent, sequential audio cues, known as a click track, will help you sync your visuals in post.

On this week’s show, Robbie and Rich walk you through the benefits of using a click track when recording a musical performance.

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