Join Rob Sheppard for an in-depth discussion in this video Understanding how to shoot movement, part of Video for Photographers: Shooting with a DSLR.
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Video is about movement.…If all you show viewers were a bunch of non- moving images, you would simply have a slideshow.…Nothing wrong with a slideshow, but that's not what video is all about.…In this movie I am going to talk about the basics of movement.…Sure, you could take your camera and follow your subject around and get all…sorts of movement, but when you do that, you may find that your end result is not watchable.…That kind of movement when it's played back on the screen tends to make viewers seasick.…So let's get started by looking for simple movement of your subject.…
If you start looking for movement, you will find it, but you have to get in the…mindset of looking for movement.…Now obviously it's pretty easy shooting these dancers when they're dancing…because there's lots of movement.…But to get you started thinking about movement and change, we're going to look at…them not dancing and see what kind of movement we can find there, because when…you can find movement anywhere, you can get better video.…
- 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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