Join Rob Sheppard for an in-depth discussion in this video What video can do for you, part of Video for Photographers: Shooting with a DSLR.
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I am really excited about the possibilities of shooting video with a DSLR and…I hope you are too.…My goal is to make all of this a littlest less intimidating, so that you feel…comfortable going out and shooting your own videos.…I want to show you a simple and short video I have shot and put together with a…DSLR, and here it is. …(Jazz music playing)…One reason this particular video grabs your attention is because of the…subject matter obviously.…But that would not gain your attention if the video had been shot from a…distance and didn't make you feel like you're right in there with the dancers.…
This was shot with a DSLR, a few lenses, a shotgun mic, and a video head on a tripod.…all things that are readily available to any photographer.…I would not expect you to go out and record swing dancers, but I have a feeling…that you have subjects that you really care about.…Subjects that would look great when shot on video.…Caring about your subject in some way is important for video, because the viewer…
- 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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