Join Ben Long for an in-depth discussion in this video Shooting static footage of the subject at work, part of Creative DSLR Video Techniques.
…>> All right, Steven. So we're in your office.…It's very nice. >> Thank you.…>> You got great light in here. >> Thank you very much.…>> It's miserable for shooting, but it's, I'm sure, a beautiful place to work.…>> Oh, thank you so much. >> Okay.…With the interview done, I was ready to start shooting B-roll.…From the interview and also just from walking to the house, I knew that almost…all of that, if not all of that, was going to be in his office.…It's where he writes.…It's where there's the wonderful wall of…yellow post-it notes, where he's structuring the show.…It's where there's lots of pictures of…his family and lots of other supporting things.…
So, I had taken a walk through it before…and knew that there were going to be some shooting challenges.…There were mirrors on one side. There was an open window on the other.…What I hadn't known before was the significance of some…of the things in the room, particularly those post-it notes.…Here on the wall were written down some of…the things that I had heard in the interview.…
- 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