Join Anthony Q. Artis for an in-depth discussion in this video Knowing what to look for in a camera, part of Foundations of Video: Cameras and Shooting.
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The video camera is a major investment.…If you are thinking about to purchase, you want to make sure you get something that's…going to serve your needs at present and well into the future.…So there are some basic features that I recommend you seek out in any camera.…You may not be able to get all of these things at your budget level, but the more you can…find in the same camera, the better.…So first let's start with the must-have features.…The first criteria that I'd say is a must-have at this point in time is that any new camera…you purchase should be High Definition.…
Moving forward, everything is going HD in production and in people's living rooms.…So you'd actually be hard-pressed to find a new camera that only records standard definition.…Another thing that has changed is that Mini DV tapes like this one are going the way of…the dodo bird, extinct.…Any camera you buy moving forward should shoot on some type of digital Media Cards like I have here.…Now there's nothing wrong with continuing to shoot on tape for a while longer if you…
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
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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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