Understanding the settings of your camera is a fundamental building block to shooting great footage. Discover how 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.
Learn to control depth of field with aperture, focal length, and distance. Plus explore how sensor size and angle of view impact your ability to get the shots you want.
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
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
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.
Running Time 53 Minutes