Join Rob Sheppard for an in-depth discussion in this video Comparing sensor sizes among DSLR cameras, part of Video for Photographers: Shooting with a DSLR.
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In this movie, we'll be looking deeper at the DSLR as gear that records…video, including information about sensors and how they affect video recording.…One thing in a DSLR that can affect your video is the sensor size, such as Full…Frame, APS-C, and Four Thirds.…We have those cameras here.…Full Frame in this Canon 5D, APS-C in this Canon 60D, and Four Thirds in…this Panasonic GH2.…Sensor size, however, is not an arbitrary quality issue.…
In fact, if you are shooting video in normal conditions at low to moderate ISO…settings, you're not going to see any difference in quality between video that…was shot with different sensor sizes.…There are two things that sensor size really does affect. First, noise.…Larger sensors have less noise but this is not a simple issue…so I will talk more about it in the next movie.…Second, sensor size affects how the camera perceives the world with a…given focal length.…This has advantages and disadvantages for the photographer.…
The larger the sensor size, the larger the lens you will need to work with it.…
- Understanding video resolution and frame rates
- Comparing DSLRs and camcorders
- Choosing equipment, from tripods to memory cards to lights
- Achieving the right exposure
- Working with shutter speed limitations
- Setting white balance
- Recording better audio with an external microphone
- Incorporating movement and storytelling into video
- Preparing for video editing
Skill Level Beginner
1. Differences Between Photography and Video
Choosing a video frame rate3m 17s
2. Gearing Up
3. Hands-On Shooting: Switching to Video
4. Sound Issues
5. Hands-On Shooting: Refining Your Video Techniques
6. Preparing for the Edit
Preparing for the edit7m 13s
Stay focused1m 47s
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