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DSLR Filmmaking: Video Basics
Mia McCormick
with Mia McCormick
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In this class you will learn about the key camera settings needed for video, how to choose the right lens for capturing motion, the important role your memory card can play, how th... READ MORE
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DSLR Filmmaking: Video Basics
lessons: 11 Course Lessons
duration: 24min
published: 2014
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DSLR Filmmaking: Video Basics
with Mia McCormick
In this class you will learn about the key camera settings needed for video, how to choose the right lens for capturing motion, the important role your memory card can play, how the pros keep their subjects in focus, and so much more. If you've been neglecting the video functions on your DSLR because you haven't been satisfied with the quality of your footage then this class is for you! BUY COURSE
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lesson 1: Introduction (free course preview)

Mia introduces the class, discusses what material will be covered, and jumps right into the first topic, resolution.

2min, 32sec
lesson 2: Frame Rate

The frame rate you choose can affect the feel of your video, so it is helpful to understand the different frame rate options.

1min, 7sec
lesson 3: Shutter Speed

Choosing the correct shutter speed is based on the frame rate of your video.

1min, 11sec
lesson 4: Lens Considerations

There are a variety of factors to consider when choosing a lens for DSLR video.

4min, 11sec
lesson 5: Using a Neutral Density Filter

Like sunglasses for your camera, a neutral density filter is a valuable accessory for letting you shoot with a wide aperture in bright light.

1min, 41sec
lesson 6: Focus Tips

When it comes to video you are going to get better results using manual focus.

1min, 41sec
lesson 7: Media Cards

Memory card speed and overall capacity are critical for shooting video.

3min, 16sec
lesson 8: LCD Viewfinder

The camera's LCD screen is difficult to see in bright daylight, so having an attachment that shades the sun is incredibly helpful.

1min, 42sec
lesson 9: Tripods

The fluid head tripod is a videographers best friend.

1min, 22sec
lesson 10: Video Monopod

A video monopod is different than a monopod is different than a still photography monopod.

48 sec
lesson 11: Capturing Good Audio

Upgrading your microphone is the best thing you can do for improving your audio. Understanding the different types of microphones will help you choose the right one for the situation you are recording.

4min, 32sec
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Mia McCormick works as a Director/Producer for Bluewater Media and is a contributor to B&H Photo. She is the producer and host of several interview series designed to lift the voice of women in this industry. Her break out series of inspirational interviews for B&H called "Women of Influence" received national press. She travels across the county teaching at conferences like WPPI, NECC, and PSW.
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