Join Anthony Q. Artis for an in-depth discussion in this video Using tools to achieve better focus, part of Video Foundations: Cameras and Shooting.
So we've gone over the basics of how to manually focus and why it's important to get it right,…but in reality it ain't always easy to get right, especially in the high resolution world of HD.…So I want to explain the common focus issues with HD, then run down a list of tools and…camera features to help you get your focus right all the time, every time.…So here is the big problem, today's crop of Prosumer HD cameras give us unprecedented…image quality compared to cameras that cost two to three times as much just a few years ago.…
We can now shoot crisp, clean HD footage with 720 or even 1080 lines of horizontal resolution,…which is more or less double the resolution of Standard Definition Video.…So the resolutions of many Consumer and Prosumer cameras now rival the image quality of much…more expensive cameras. And that's a lovely thing.…However, there is one huge problem that comes with this brave new world of inexpensive High…Resolution HD, and that problem is that even though the picture is this big, we are still…
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 Intermediate
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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 10s
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