Join Anthony Q. Artis for an in-depth discussion in this video Using zebra stripes to accurately judge exposure, part of Video Foundations: Cameras and Shooting.
Now let's talk about a major feature that can help you better judge exposure.…It's very easy to misjudge exposure on a little 3-inch LCD screen, especially when shooting…in daylight. Lucky for you, there are Zebra Stripes.…Zebra Stripes are camera functions that help you judge exposure by superimposing vibrating…diagonal stripes on the overexposed part of the image.…These stripes are only seen on your camera's viewfinder or LCD screen and are never recorded…to tape or even seen or an external monitor.…
Zebra Stripes, like Anthony Artis, are your friend. We're both here to tell you when you're…doing something wrong and help you correct it before it's too late.…To set your Zebra Stripes, look for a button on your camera that says Zebra and turn it on.…On most cameras this button can be found on the side of the camera, usually near the switches…for Gain, Peaking, or White Balance.…On this camera the Zebra button is on the panel under the LCD screen.…
To make sure your Zebra Stripes are setup properly, check your camera's menu for Zebra function.…
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
Photography Foundations: 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 10s
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