Join Anthony Q. Artis for an in-depth discussion in this video Using gain to artificially brighten an underexposed shot, part of Foundations of Video: Cameras and Shooting.
So we know that your camera's aperture is the primary control for exposure, and the ND…Filters can be used to deal with overexposure. However, what about when the scene is too…dark and underexposed? Well, that's where the Gain function comes in.…The term Gain can be a little bit confusing in video, because there are two types of Gain…in digital video, Audio Gain and Video Gain.…In the world of video, the term Gain is just a fancy word for level.…So when you hear the word Gain, it just refers to digitally boosting the light or sound levels.…
Both are measured in units called decibels or dB.…In this movie, I am just focusing on Video Gain.…If your image is still too dark after fully opening up your lens, it's time to turn on…your camera's Gain function.…Your camera's Video Gain function allows you to get a better exposure in low light situations.…It's a way of artificially brightening the image, and that's the keyword here, artificial.…You aren't really letting more light into the lens like you would if you open your…
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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