Understanding the settings of your camera is a fundamental building block to shooting great footage. This DVD will teach you to get full creative control over depth-of-field and shutter speed. Plus you’ll learn how to shoot glass-smooth slow-motion shots and discover how to maximize your dynamic range using picture styles on a DSLR. Finally, learn how to shoot day for night footage, and get creative shots utilizing the art of lens whacking.
Mastering Depth of Field – Part 1 (Free for Non-Members)
Every shooter wants to be able to direct the viewers’ attention to the important aspects of a shot, and manipulating your depth of field is a great way to do it.
Mastering Depth of Field – Part 2
In this segment, we talk about perceived depth of field, how sensor size and angle of view can affect your ability to get the depth of field you want, and using depth of field to rack focus.
Shooting Day for Night
Turn daytime footage into night-time magic. Learn to use exposure, white balance, and creative framing to capture footage that’s ready for post production.
Understanding Shutter Speed
Shutter speed affects the motion blur in your footage. From fast moving action to low light shooting, setting it properly can help you achieve the look you want.
DSLR Picture Styles (Free for Non-Members)
Get flatter images out of your camera to squeeze out that extra bit of dynamic range and detail. We teach you how picture styles work, and how to use them effectively.
Get Perfect Slow Motion (Free for Non-Members)
A well-placed slow-motion shot can take ordinary footage and make it extraordinary. Learn proper shooting techniques for glass smooth results.
The Art of Lens Whacking
Maneuver your lens with your hands to manipulate the focal plane and let light leaks in. This technique creates artistic footage with striking organic beauty.