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How to Set Up and Shoot Awesome Interviews with LED Lights from Vortex Media is all about making your presentations more professional and consistent. It doesn't matter what video camera you use, what questions you ask or what your budget is, without the proper lighting to make your subject look his/her best, the interview will not come off as a success.
This DVD, produced by a very seasoned and knowledgeable videographer/producer, will show you how to achieve the best results by not only teaching you the basics of good lighting, but various other aspects of shooting including camera placement, composition, depth-of-field, exposure, and white balance.
Doug focuses on LED lighting for several reasons. LEDs are cost-effective, lighter to carry around than traditional hot lights, are faster and easier to work with and are better for the environment since they require less heat to operate. The DVD will lead you through what you should have equipment-wise as well as steering you away from what you really don't need. Once you've mastered Doug's protocol, you may decide never to use your older tungsten lights again.
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: The Goal
Chapter 3: The Style
Chapter 4: The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly
Chapter 5: Creating a Custom Light Kit
Chapter 6: Types of Lighting
Chapter 7: The LED Revolution
Chapter 8: Light Kit Recommendations
Chapter 9: Choosing the Best Location
Chapter 10: Talent and Camera Placement
Chapter 11: The Backlight
Chapter 12: The Key Light
Chapter 13: The Fill Light
Chapter 14: The Kicker
Chapter 15: The Background Light
Chapter 16: Creative White Balance
Chapter 17: Setting the Exposure
Chapter 18: Balanced Composition
Chapter 19: Making the Talent Look Great
Chapter 20: Shooting the Interview
About the Instructor
Doug Jensen owns Vortex Media. He's also a cameraman and experienced videographer and consultant with over 30 years of experience. He has taught Hi Def XDCAM at various schools and has also run many workshops. His portfolio is extensive including NBC News, ABC News, CBS News, Fox News, CNN, PBS, BBC, NHK, EBU, TNT, Discovery, ESPN, E!, A&E, HGTV, WGBH, Food Network, NASCAR Images, MLB Productions, Travel Channel, History Channel, Sundance Channel, and NBA Entertainment
Film, Video & TV Production
Presented by Doug Jensen
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