Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video Shooting with a DSLR or DILC, part of Learning Stop Motion Animation.
…If you're into photography, you might have outgrown your iPhone,…or have another camera lying around the office or house.…The good news is, is that most stop motion software…can work with the professional, or a pro-sumer camera just fine.…What you're going to want to do is a couple of things.…First off, check the manufacturer's website to see that…the camera is supported by the software package you choose.…Not all cameras will work with all devices,…but many do and it's a pretty straightforward process.…You're going to want to take the camera and get it on a tripod.…
Just like we looked to stabilize the smartphone or the tablet,…it's even more true with a DSLR or a mirrorless camera.…This is a couple of pounds and trying to hand hold that is…just going to lead to problems, so find a tripod and get it steady.…In this case we're using a video tripod,…which has some advantages over your typical photography tripod.…It makes it really simple to unlock this, and make some simple adjustments.…Tilts, pans, it just gives you some flexibility to compose your shot.…
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- What is stop motion and how does it work?
- Stop motion vs. time lapse
- Shooting stop motion with a tablet or smartphone
- Lighting your environment
- Directing the animation
- Working with filters and color
- Shooting in reverse
Skill Level Intermediate
After Effects CS6 Essential Trainingwith Ian Robinson8h 41m Beginner
Video Foundations: Cameras and Shootingwith Anthony Q. Artis2h 58m Intermediate
1. Understanding Stop Motion
2. Choosing the Gear
3. Building a Scene
4. Shooting Stop Motion on iOS
5. Shooting Stop Motion on a Computer
6. Assembling the Stop Motion on the Desktop
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