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From Still to Motion: A Photographer's Guide to Creating Video with your DSLR from New Riders is designed to guide photographers who want to add video shooting to their repertoire. Created by four industry veterans who are well versed in both still photography and video, this guide eases your transition by taking you on a thorough exploration of the video-making process, from preproduction to post. Topics covered range from choosing gear, to lighting for motion, as well as professional audio, editing, color correction, media management, and delivery. The addition of a DVD to this package gives you an additional six hours of training that covers all topics including files and templates from which you can draw experience.
James Ball is a director of photography and camera operator who's work ranges from feature length documentary projects to dramatic features and corporate video. He is joined by Robbie Carman, who specializes in workflow consulting and color grading for broadcast television, as well as a being a certified trainer in FCP, DVD Studio Pro, Motion and Color. Matt Gottshalk specializes in cinema-style HD production and post, and has 20 years of experience and expertise in motion graphic design and editing on both Avid and Final Cut Pro. Rounding out the authors is Richard Harrington who is a certified instructor for Apple and Adobe, and regular contributor to industry blogs and magazines.He is a member of the National Association of Photoshop Professionals Instructor Dream Team, chairs conferences for the National Association of Broadcasters, and has written and co-written a number of books including After Effects for Flash/Flash for After Effects, Understanding Adobe Photoshop, Photoshop for Video, and Video Made on a Mac.
Table of Contents
Part 1: A New Way to Tell Stories
Chapter 1: So You Want to Make Movies? An Evolution of an Art Form
Chapter 2: Sequential Images: It's No Longer Just About the Shot
Chapter 3: Before You Roll: Planning for the Shoot
Chapter 4: Understanding Video: A Crash Course in Picture and Sound
Part II: Cinematic Lighting
Chapter 5: Playing with the Light: Bringing Your Subject to Life
Chapter 6: Using What You Got: Making the Most of Available Light
PROFILE: Bob Krist
Chapter 7: Budget Lighting: Make it Good, Fast, and Cheap
Chapter 8: Compact Lighting: Compact and Lightweight Solutions
PROFILE: Syl Arena
PART III: Gearing Up for Motion and Sound
Chapter 9: Camera Body: What to Choose When It's Video You Want
Chapter 10: Selecting Lenses: Cinema Has Different Demands On Your Glass
PROFILE: Chelsea Nicole
Chapter 11: Basic Camera Support: Get a Steady Shot
Chapter 12: Advanced Camera Support: Putting the Camera Into Motion
PROFILE: James Longley
Chapter 13: Audio is Half the Story: Great Sound is Essential
Chapter 14: Field Storage: Capture Securely
PART IV: Post Production
Chapter 15: Media Management
Chapter 16: Editing Picture and Sound
Chapter 17: Color Grading
Chapter 18: Publishing Your Video
PART V: Advanced Techniques
Chapter 19: Stop Motion Photography
Chapter 20: Time-lapse Photography
Explores the entire spectrum of video for DSLR camera owners, with recommendations on gear, planning, lighting, lenses, audio, editing, color correcting, exporting, media management, and more
Covers a wide variety of shooting styles, including indoor, outdoor, studio, portrait, event, and available light
Addresses technical challenges associated with DSLR video, such as camera movement, multiple camera coverage, low-light videography, and synchronized sound
Explores additional creative techniques such as stop motion and time lapse photography in depth
Includes a real-world example of a music video and promo package throughout the book to demonstrate concepts in action, with additional profiles of photography experts in nature, sports, commercial, and weddings and events
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New Riders From Still to Motion: A Photographer's Guide to Creating Video with your DSLR (Book / DVD)
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James Ball, Robbie Carman, Matt Gottshalk, Richard Harrrington
Paperback Pages: 336 Dimensions: 9 x 7.9 x 0.9" / 23 x 20 x 2.3 cm