This series of educational videos from B&H provides a crash course for shooting filmic video with an HDSLR camera. Cinematographer Shane Hurlbut, ASC, demonstrates the formidable capabilities of the Canon 5D Mark II, but many of the fundamentals that are discussed will provide insight into the HDSLR category in general.
In Episode 1, you’ll learn how to optimize your menu settings for video production.
Episode 2 explores some of the challenges and solutions for shooting video on a stills camera.
Episode 3 surveys lens choices and explains the qualities that make a lens suitable for motion pictures.
Episode 4 dives into the often bewildering world of camera support rigs, filters and other essential elements of a starter kit.
Episode 5 offers some tips and tricks for an efficient data management workflow.
Episode 6 introduces viewers to the “New Language” of the HDSLR revolution.
Finally, Episode 7 discusses picture profiles and the importance of choosing a profile that will best suit whatever color grading you might plan to do in post.