Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video Shooting video, part of Learning the Nikon D600 and D610.
Your DSLR camera is also capable…of shooting high definition video.…Shooting video on a DSLR is great…because you can use the same high quality gloss…and the camera that you already own.…But, it can be a bit challenging.…If you want to learn more about shooting video,…I'd encourage you to check out the DSLR…video tips series, here on lynda.com.…Shooting video is very similar to live view photography.…In fact, most of the things you…just learned in the last module apply.…For best results, I recommend that you…choose an aperture to let in the right amount of light…and control the depth of field.…
To do this, you'll want to be…in aperture priority, or manual mode.…Then, rotate the live view selector to movie view.…Push the live view button to turn on live view.…Then, choose a focus mode.…Many people prefer to shoot video using manual focus,…but the auto focus methods have gotten…significantly better for video shooting situations.…If you're using an auto focus mode,…be sure to also choose the auto focus area.…Press the shutter button halfway to set focus.…
Want to get up and running even faster? Check out the "Quick Start" chapter to learn how to use your D600 or D610 straight out of the box.
- Powering up and shooting with the scene modes
- Reviewing the lens controls
- Changing image format and size
- Adjusting ISO and exposure compensations
- Using Flexible Program mode
- Shooting in continuous low-speed, high-speed, and quiet-shutter-release modes
- Switching between metering modes
- Shooting with flash
- Shooting video
Skill Level Beginner
1. Quick Start
2. A Closer Look
3. Shooting in Programmed Auto Mode
4. Exploring Autofocus
5. Understanding Shutter-Release Modes
6. Understanding Exposure Controls
7. Beyond the Basics
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