Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video Shooting through objects, part of Practical Motion Background Workshop.
We've gone ahead and dropped the position of the camera here a little bit lower.…We are going to be shooting through two objects.…In this case, it's just two glass candleholders, a little bit of pieces of crystal in them.…Pretty straightforward stuff. And I've attached a 50-millimeter lens to the camera.…So all we are going to do here is shoot through this 50. Now most people will call this a nifty fifty.…It's a very affordable lens.…You'll find it from just about any manufacturer for your camera body.…It tends to be the cheapest prime lens you could buy because it's one of most…popular. It also doesn't have a ton of glass.…
The 1.8 model is going to be less expensive.…You can go all the way down to 1.4, but 1.8 is usually plenty…and reasonably priced.…Let's see how it looks.…Here is our subject, and you get a good idea of what we are taking to look at.…I am going to go ahead and switch over to the live view. And there is our subject.…Now the important thing here is I've stacked the objects.…Let me remove one and you see with just a single object,…
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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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