Join Anthony Q. Artis for an in-depth discussion in this video Exploring important camera settings, part of Foundations of Video: Cameras and Shooting.
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In this movie I'm going to go over some important menu settings to check before you shoot. …The very first thing I recommend that you do when you pick up any camera before a shoot …is to thoroughly check the menu settings. …I know this is by no means the sexiest part of the camera, but there are some crucial …settings in any video camera menu that can make for some big headaches in postproduction …or even during shooting, if you're not familiar with what your camera is doing to your image under the hood. …Most video cameras you will use, including many at the consumer level, will have a variety …of video formats that you can choose to shoot in. …This is a very first setting you should check in the menu. …It's important to know what video format you are shooting in, because video format will have …the greatest effect on the overall quality of your captured image. …Your format is where you're going to decide three important decisions, Number 1: Your …video resolution, what type of video, which means standard definition or high definition. …
AuthorAnthony Q. Artis
- Exploring the different types of video cameras
- Understanding how to focus
- Shooting with shallow depth of field
- Understanding exposure
- Using ND filters to correct overexposure
- Using gain to brighten an underexposed shot
- Choosing the right shutter speed
- White-balancing a shot
- Working with a tripod
- Shooting handheld
- Using a boom microphone
- Setting up a 4-point lighting scene
- Using corrective gels
Skill Level Appropriate for all
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1. Getting Started in Video
2. Camera Essentials
3. Moving the Camera
4. Audio Essentials
5. Lighting Essentials
Using corrective gels9m 11s
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