Join Anthony Q. Artis for an in-depth discussion in this video Understanding color temperature, part of Foundations of Video: Cameras and Shooting.
In order to understand how to use your camera's White Balance function, you have to first…understand the very important concept of color temperature.…So in this movie I am going to break it down quickly before I show you how to white balance.…So here's all you really need to know about color temperature to get started.…All light has its own particular color temperature.…Color temperature affects what color that light will look like on video.…So, different light sources, such as sunlight, fluorescent lights, and light from incandescent…bulbs all appear as different colors on camera because they all have different color temperatures.…
Daylight is generally bluish.…Fluorescent light bulbs, particularly older ones, tend to be greenish, and fire and candlelight are both very red.…The reason it doesn't look that way to our naked eye is that we have built-in auto white…balance, so most light appears white to our eyes.…However, video cameras see the light as it truly is.…So we have to always make sure we tell our camera how to make the light look white in…
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
Foundations of Photography: Compositionwith Ben Long5h 29m Intermediate
Premiere Pro CS6 Essential Trainingwith Abba Shapiro6h 59m Beginner
1. Getting Started in Video
2. Camera Essentials
3. Moving the Camera
4. Audio Essentials
5. Lighting Essentials
Using corrective gels9m 11s
- Mark as unwatched
- Mark all as unwatched
Are you sure you want to mark all the videos in this course as unwatched?
This will not affect your course history, your reports, or your certificates of completion for this course.Cancel
Take notes with your new membership!
Type in the entry box, then click Enter to save your note.
1:30Press on any video thumbnail to jump immediately to the timecode shown.
Notes are saved with you account but can also be exported as plain text, MS Word, PDF, Google Doc, or Evernote.