Erik talks about camera lenses for sills cameras, cinema camera, DSLR and Mirrorless. He explains how exposure is set with F-stops and aperture settings and the different type of lense like zoom lenses and how they give more focal lengths in one lens. Erik explains how to use a follow focus with a cine lenses for precise focus pulling.
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- Now that we talked about sensors, let's talk about…what goes in front of them: the lens.…Lenses gather light and focus the image…on the camera's sensor.…Lenses come in different focal lengths.…A focal length is the field of view that a lens can capture…and focus on the sensor.…A standard focal length is 50 millimeters.…A lens that only has one focal length…is called a prime lens.…These lenses tend to be sharper and allow more light…to pass through.…
Next, we have zoom lenses.…A zoom lens has several focal lengths in one lens.…Very handy.…But also, expensive.…A popular zoom lens is a 24 to 70 millimeter,…and 70 to 200 millimeter.…With these lenses, you can zoom the entire range…to capture wide landscapes, or get in close to a subject…that's far away.…A nice advantage of smaller sensors is…the cameras and lenses can be a lot smaller as well.…
The reason is that the lenses are designed…to cover a much smaller sensor.…This makes them lighter, smaller, and cheaper.…For example, here's a full frame camera…with a 70 to 200 millimeter lens.…
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