Join Ben Long for an in-depth discussion in this video Lighting, audio, and an extra pair of hands, part of Creative DSLR Video Techniques.
…As far as I know, I've done all the preparation that I can.…The first shoot day is tomorrow.…I'm loading up the car now, it's late afternoon.…I've gotta drive a couple hours to get to where Steven lives so,…I'll find a place to stay there, but I want to be there very early.…So, I'm going to load a bunch of gear into this car, and…I don't want you to think, oh, I don't have that much gear.…I can't do a project like this.…The project that I'm about to do, you could do with a single…SLR and a tripod.…What you're going to see me loading in are some lights, and I'm going to be…loading in some kind of fancy lights, just so you can see what they are.…
You could easily replace these lights with shop lights from a hardware store.…A little bit of lighting though is going to…be what makes the difference between a final product…that looks like a home made YouTube video and…a final product that looks like an actual polished piece.…So what I've got here are…some LED light panels. I have two of them.…I've got a big fill light and a spot light, along…
- Why DSLR?
- Planning the shoot
- Deciding on gear
- Setting up the workspace
- Capturing B-roll
- Synchronizing audio
- Adding music
- Color grading footage
Skill Level Intermediate
Q: What jib does the author use in these videos?
A: The jib Ben uses in these videos was purchased at http://www.ebay.com/itm/4-Foot