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David Busch's DSLR Movie Shooting Compact Field Guide (1st Edition) from Cengage is a handy booklet helping you to shoot compelling video using your digital camera's basic and HD video feature. It explains the purpose and function of the DSLR's basic movie controls, and makes clear the sometimes confusing world of file formats, resolution, aperture/priority exposure, autofocus modes, frame rates, storyboards, lighting, audio, and much more. This book is packed with easy-to-access, color-coded information, clear descriptions and recommendations, and a broad range of illustrations and examples. After reading this book, you will know how to shoot perfect video with any DSLR camera with a video function.
Features lists, tables, and checklists for quick movie-making setup and camera controls.
Learn to create a storyboard to plan your shots and angles, your framing and composition.
Learn to handle unusual lighting situations and use reflectors and auxiliary lighting.
Includes tables for typical shooting situations, with lists of settings for best results.
About the Authors
David D. Busch is the world's #1 selling digital camera guide author and the originator of popular digital photography series like David Busch's Pro Secrets and David Busch's Quick Snap Guides. He has written more than a dozen hugely successful guidebooks for Sony and Sony Digital models, as well as many popular books devoted to dSLRs, including Mastering Digital Photography, Second Edition, and Digital Pro Secrets. He's operated his own commercial studio, suffocated in formal dress while shooting weddings-for-hire, and shot sports for a daily newspaper and upstate New York college. His photos and articles have appeared in Popular Photography & Imaging, The Rangefinder, The Professional Photographer, and hundreds of other publications. He has also reviewed dozens of digital cameras for CNet and Computer Shopper, and his advice has been featured in National Public Radio's "All Tech Considered."
Rob Sheppard is a photographer and videographer who says his favorite location is the one he is in at any time. He is the author/photographer of hundreds of articles about photography, and more than 35 books. Sheppard is a well-known speaker and workshop leader, and a Fellow with the North American Nature Photography Association. He was the long-time editor of the prestigious Outdoor Photographer magazine and helped start PCPhoto.
Table of Contents
1. Quick Setup Guide 2. Map and Function of Typical Controls 3. Planning and Shooting Your Movie 4. Making the Most of Lighting 5. Improving Your Audio 6. Shooting Tips Tables