Shooting the moving subject


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Shooting the moving subject

In this movie, I want to refine how to shoot a moving subject. As you shoot video, you should be looking for movement and starting to shoot it, but sometimes the subject will simply move in place and other times the subject will move all over a large area. That can be a challenge. These dancers can certainly move over a large area and if you're trying to do a medium shot, that can be very difficult because they can get in and out of your shot. So we need to think of ways of dealing with movement besides just backing up and showing everything in a wide shot, because that ends up giving a subject that's very small plus the movement very small in this big frame.

One thing I can do here is find a vantage point that will show the movement in more or less one spot, so I can keep the camera steady while the subject moves around. When your subject moves but the frame stays still, the movement of the subject can often be emphasized in a very nice way. So right now, they are going to be da...

Shooting the moving subject
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Shooting the moving subject provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Rob Sheppard as part of the Video for Photographers: Shooting with a DSLR

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