Join Anthony Q. Artis for an in-depth discussion in this video White balancing a shot, part of Video Foundations: Cameras and Shooting.
So in the previous movie I explained the concept of color temperature and why it's…important to white balance.…If you don't understand exactly what color temperature is, you should watch that movie…first, because the concept of color temperature and the function of white balance go hand in hand.…Now in this movie I am going to discuss exactly how and when to white balance your camera.…Most cameras have built-in preset functions for daylight and indoor white balance and…fairly reliable auto white balance functions.…
These functions are sometimes indicated by a little light bulb symbol for indoor light…at 3200K or a little sun symbol for daylight at 5600K.…In the case of auto white balance, you're likely to see ATW or Auto WB somewhere on the screen.…You can use the factory presets or auto white balance if it's more practical, but if you…want the best results, then you need to learn the white balance the way the pros do, and…that's full manual baby.…So the first real question is when should you white balance? Essentially, you want to…
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
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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
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