Join Ben Long for an in-depth discussion in this video Using creative techniques for documenting the rehearsal, part of Creative DSLR Video Techniques.
…So we leave Skate Bon, we get in the white Ford Taurino, dad…behind the wheel, us in the back, mom in the passenger seat and we.…Leave Santa Ana on the way to Mission Viejo and dad is just I decided I wanted…to shoot a story wherein Steven is talking about a particular heroing ride in a car.…And I, rather than just shoot him doing…the performance, which onstage is really interesting because he's…moving around, and he's changing characters, and he's…changing voices, and he's making all these sound effects.…I decided I wanted to take that and shoot it more cinema style.…
Actually cut.…Get closeups of each, one of these characters that…he's playing, and be able to cut between them.…I could do that with a single camera and he could do multiple takes and I…could for example frame a shot of one…character and have him run the story that way.…Then I can move the camera around and he could go to another character and…we could run it that way and we could work through all the characters that way.…That takes a lot more time, also this is not a scripted piece.…
- 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