Join Bill Dill for an in-depth discussion in this video The seven elements of exposure, part of Learning Cinematography: 1 Narrative Fundamentals.
- Since just about everyone has at least…a cell phone camera, I'm sure you're familiar with…the basics of exposure in still photography.…Exposure in motion photography is quite different…from what you might be used to.…So we're going to examine motion photography exposure…to smooth out this transition for you.…Still, in establishing exposure in motion photography,…is important because the exposure of one shot…will affect the audience's perception of another.…The seven elements of exposure are,…the speed of the camera, or ISO,…the T-stop of the lens or aperture,…lens filters,…the frame rate of the camera,…the shutter angle in the camera,…the amount of light present in the scene,…and the desired depth of field.…
That's quite a list, and we'll go over each element…in a moment.…But first, let's look at why we'll have to juggle…all of these factors.…When you're shooting a still photo,…you don't care so much about if one photo…is different from the next.…In fact, sometimes a still photographer…may want that difference because he wants to see…
Follow along and learn the fundamentals required to shoot a story with a camera. Learn how to plan your production, assemble a crew, choose the right camera and lenses, and make creative choices that best fit the themes, characters, and story of your film. Bill covers the elements of composition, exposure, optics, lighting, and camera movement. Part 2 (coming in November 2016) will show you how to put all these ideas together on set, and deliver the footage to an editor and director for assembly into a complete, coherent, and compelling story.
- Motion picture history
- Preproduction planning
- Working with a crew and actors
- Understanding the story
- Composition in film
- Working with different types of cameras
- Recording, compression, and storage
- Choosing a lens and focal length
- Finding the correct exposure
- Lighting a scene
- Lighting and grip equipment
- Camera movement
Skill Level Beginner
Video Foundations: Cameras and Shootingwith Anthony Q. Artis2h 58m Appropriate for all
Foundations of Video: The Art of Editingwith Norman Hollyn3h 47m Appropriate for all
1. Before You Start Filming
2. Principles of Storytelling
4. Understanding the Camera
8. Camera Movement
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