Join Rob Sheppard for an in-depth discussion in this video Considering noise when comparing sensor sizes, part of Video for Photographers: Shooting with a DSLR.
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If you look at the advantages of a smaller sensor, it might seem that the…smaller sensor has a distinct edge over the large sensor for video.…After all, you can get more for your money in a smaller, lighter package, and…with equal image quality.…In fact, there is an important factor to consider with sensor size that may…affect your choice of camera and how you shoot with it. That's noise.…Noise is that granular pattern that occurs across the image.…It looks like someone threw sand on your photo.…
Just about every DSLR today does very well controlling noise at ISO settings of…400 or less and many do well above that.…However, as you go above ISO 400, noise will generally become more visible.…Larger sensors have less noise.…There is no doubt about that.…This means that you can shoot your video at higher ISO settings or in lower…light levels with a Full Frame sensor compared to an APS-C size sensor or an…APS-C size sensor compared to a Four Thirds sensor.…
A qualification to that is that as new sensor technologies come onto the market, …
- 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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