Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video Incorporating flat spins and revolutions, part of Practical Motion Background Workshop.
In our last movie we took a quick peek at the rotation shot.…I am using a turntable.…You can use a record player, anything of that sort, a Lazy Susan.…I prefer a motorized version, however, because it just gives a nice…constant revolution speed.…Put an object up there and just experiment.…In this case, we are using a glass vase, and we are going to go ahead and shoot…through this and this faceted, so it's going to give us a lot of reflections.…I will go ahead and switch over to a live view, and let's tilt up a little bit.…Here we go. And you will see, as I adjust the focus, very different look.…
Let's start with something very abstract, and I will set that into motion. That looks nice.…I am going to adjust the ISO setting on the camera. Make sure we are in Manual mode there.…You see different F stops, different looks.…There we are at F4.…Now, I put the lens at F4. Most of you have an F4 lens. Even if you don't own a…prime, a basic even kit lens can go all the way down to F4.…
So by adjusting the distance to your subject, you could force the lens out of…
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- Selecting a camera
- Using a turntable to rotate your subject while you film
- Lighting the scene
- Choosing a frame rate
- Creating dancing shadows
- Shooting "through" objects
- Making a loop
- Building the composition
- Retiming clips
- Rendering the background
Skill Level Intermediate
Video Foundations: Cameras and Shootingwith Anthony Q. Artis2h 58m Intermediate
1. The Technique in Brief
2. Gathering Source Materials
3. Set the Stage
4. Shooting Techniques
5. Get Organized for Post
6. Creating Backgrounds with Adobe After Effects
7. Creating Backgrounds in a Nonlinear Editing Tool
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