Coverering events like weddings, seminars or concerts require a versitlie camcorder or a camera with a long lens. Erik shows you diffrent cameras from Sony and Canon that work really well. A video camera with a nice long zoom lens helps a lot. The large sensor cinema camera and hybrid DSLR and mirrorless can be used but needs special gear to work correctly.
- Event coverage is when you're shooting a planned event,…like a seminar, concert, or a wedding.…Basically, a much more predictable environment…that you can plan for and be prepared…with the right gear needed.…When shooting an event, you need to know how far away…the subject is going to be from the camera,…and if you have restrictions on…where you can set up the camera.…You don't wanna be surprised to find out you are stuck…on a small riser all the way in the back of the room…with a lens that can't reach the podium or stage.…That would not be good.…
Camcorders and EMG cameras have long lenses,…and are a great option to start with.…You'll want a camera with a long lens that will get you…at least a waist up shot from a distance.…They also have great audio options…and long battery life to last through longer events.…However, what if you want a more cinematic look…to your footage, like for a wedding?…Shooting weddings can be a mixed bag.…A lot of companies use several cameras…to cover these events.…They are for the most part predictable,…
Evaluating your production workflow and the camera options out there can save you time, money, and maybe even your sanity. Camera enthusiast Erik Naso is here to help. He'll teach you how to ask the right questions and pick the right camera—balancing "the camera I should buy" with "the camera I want to buy," so you end up happy with your purchase over the long run. Learn how to figure out your budget and needs; understand the different file formats, sensors, and lenses available; and choose the right accessories for any shooting situation.
- Understanding the camera components: sensor, lens, etc.
- Evaluating audio inputs
- Taking your type of production into account
- Deciding on a budget
- Choosing accessories such as tripods and gimbals
- Camera codecs and media cost