Join Anthony Q. Artis for an in-depth discussion in this video Shooting for the edit, part of Foundations of Video: Cameras and Shooting.
Now to finish, I just want to touch on some topics and practices that will make it easy…for you to tell your story through editing.…Editing is all about choices, what you show, what you don't show, how long you leave it…on the screen, what shots you put before and after it, and more.…Editing is part of post production, but the job of editing actually begins when you're…shooting your project, because that's when you make the choice of what to shoot and how…long to hold the shot.…Well, if you decide you need a close-up to make a particular scene work, but you didn't…actually shoot a close-up, that's a production decision that actually affected your editing process.…
So whenever you're shooting a scene, you can't just think of the camera, you have to also…think and shoot with how the scene will actually be edited in mind.…There is a term for this in filmmaking, it's called Shooting for the Cut.…Shooting for the Cut means getting a variety of good shots with different compositions…and vantage points that will allow you to easily cut together an edited scene with a…
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
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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