Join Eduardo Angel for an in-depth discussion in this video Backing up on the set and in the studio, part of Video for Photographers: 2 Filmmaking on Location.
- Backups.…We all know how important they are.…Most of us are not doing a good job with this.…I'm not going to point fingers to anyone…but let's talk about backups.…These are a backup strategy, redundancy is a very…important part of a video production…even more than photography.…So, let's cover all the basics here.…I'm going to go over all my workflow to backup stuff…and I have to tell you something…in 15 years I have never lost a file.…
So, even if it looks a little paranoid…and it looks a little too much…I am on the safe side of things, I have never lost a file.…So, let me start with memory cards.…I have a pretty interesting system…that is really easy to establish.…I'm using two cameras for this project, okay?…So camera A, camera B.…Camera A is always camera A, camera B is always camera B.…I have two cards that are going to be the same exact size.…
So in this case I'm using 64 gigabyte cards.…I label them A1, my name…B1, my name.…As I'm shooting, more often than not I'm shooting more…with one camera than the other one.…
Join Emmy-winning filmmaker Eduardo Angel on set at a beautiful winery in Oregon, where he captures stills, video, and sound for a promotional clip. Witness all the steps, from concept to delivery, from the perspective of a two-man crew, traveling light and working with a limited budget—a situation most shooters encounter nowadays.
Eduardo covers topics such as location scouting, working with available light, and getting great interviews. He also shows his favorite gear and even shares tips on packing!
Make sure to watch Video for Photographers 01: Filmmaking Essentials to brush up on the key technical concepts.
- Establishing the best time of day to shoot
- Selecting and packing equipment
- Getting the right coverage
- Working with natural and artificial light
- Recording soundscapes
- Backing up your footage
- Editing in Adobe Premiere Pro and Adobe Lightroom
- Delivering the final video to your clients