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BASICS 101: YOU’VE BEEN FRAMED VS THE 6 O’CLOCK NEWS

Dec 1, 2011   //   by adelia   //   Tutorials  //  No Comments
1ST-LESSON

Recently, while teaching some professional photographers (at Up To Speed Journalism) how to use their still cameras to record video I realised that even very experienced people can benefit from, and genuinely enjoy a ‘basics’ refresher…

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BASICS 1: FOCUS

Dec 20, 2011   //   by adelia   //   Tutorials  //  No Comments
01-FOCUS

In our first full length tutorial we are looking at focus in more detail (sorry about the pun…)

If you have already read our first tutorial you will know that: Read more >>

BASICS 2: EXPOSURE

Dec 27, 2011   //   by adelia   //   Tutorials  //  No Comments
02-EXPOSURE

Hello again, so, in the world of cameras; what is exposure?

Well as in our first post it can be defined as: Read more >>

BASICS 3: WHITE BALANCE

Dec 27, 2011   //   by adelia   //   Tutorials  //  No Comments
03-WHITE-BALANCE

Did you know that light in different places changes colour?

Specifically that outside light is very different in colour to inside light??? Read more >>

BASICS 4: AUDIO

Dec 27, 2011   //   by adelia   //   Tutorials  //  No Comments
04-AUDIO

Our final tutorial on camera settings addresses audio – the one area a lot of newbies forgets to spend enough time on.

I would argue that audio makes up 50% of our AV experience. Read more >>

BASICS 5: FRAMING

Dec 29, 2011   //   by adelia   //   Tutorials  //  No Comments
05-FRAMING

To consistently frame your interviewees well, you should use:

BASICS 6: SEQUENCING

Dec 29, 2011   //   by adelia   //   Tutorials  //  No Comments
06-SEQUENCING

This final ‘basics’ tutorial looks at sequencing which, can be defined as:

‘The modification of space and time’ Read more >>

FRAME RATES – NTSC VS. PAL

Dec 27, 2011   //   by adelia   //   Tutorials  //  No Comments
08-PAL

Why do America and Japan have different television standards to Europe?  The differences are mainly down to frame rates and are historic.  Here is a brief, and hopefully simplified explanation… Read more >>

DEPTH OF FIELD AND CREATIVE FILMMAKING

Dec 27, 2011   //   by adelia   //   Tutorials  //  No Comments
07-DOF

Depth of field is not something that used to overly concern me.  Traditional video cameras have relatively small sensors and most of your shot should be in focus no matter how far away it is. Read more >>

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Tutorials

Are you just starting out?

Or maybe, wanting to jog your memory on a few key points?

Well here in Tutorials we'll walk you through how to consistently capture professional quality video whatever camera you are holding.

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