[LESS INFO] 13 VIEWS | ADDED 17:59:09 12/28/10
Though tripods are a staple of any good production, there are still many situations where hand-holding is required. To this extent, knowing how to keep the camera steady in any hand-held situation can be the key to making your video look professional.
[LESS INFO] 18 VIEWS | ADDED 19:16:50 12/21/10
Controlling light is essential to capturing a clean and detailed image. Because of this, knowing how to properly set aperture and shutter speed is one of the simplest steps in making great video that will impress those who watch it.
[LESS INFO] 32 VIEWS | ADDED 19:32:47 11/30/10
The lens is where the magic of cinematography begin. With it you can bend light into focus, achieve great depth of field, and zoom into your subjects. We will show you the benefits of interchangeable and fixed lenses as well as what filters can do to make your video look as good as those from Hollywood.
[LESS INFO] 35 VIEWS | ADDED 23:53:36 11/23/10
Few things in life work well without a plan. The same goes for video. Planning a shoot by completing shot sheets, storyboards, logs, and slates can help you to get the shots you need and help your video to look planned and professional.
[LESS INFO] 32 VIEWS | ADDED 15:46:00 11/16/10
Though a story may be fresh, driving, and compelling, if it is too linear or too long, you risk losing the interest of your audience, We will show you how to control the timing of your documentary so that it can be both entertaining and interesting.
[LESS INFO] 17 VIEWS | ADDED 15:39:42 11/08/10
Finding the right angle on a story can be as hard as finding a needle in a haystack. However, knowing your limitations and some factors that affect their potential can help you to find a story angle that is achievable and interesting.
[LESS INFO] 51 VIEWS | ADDED 22:42:13 10/29/10
Research is an integral part to making a story deep, credible, and accurate. As such, we will show you both how to form revealing questions and what sources you can use to answer them in an accurate way.
[LESS INFO] 42 VIEWS | ADDED 16:31:14 10/25/10
There are many ways to tell a story. Whether you are planning to participate in your documentary, motivate people to act on a cause, or merely allow your audience to observe an event unfold, we will show you how your approach can tell a story that will engage your audience.
[LESS INFO] 45 VIEWS | ADDED 17:48:05 10/04/10
Structure is the spine that gives a documentary organization and meaning. We will help you start off on the right foot by showing you some common ways to make a solid story structure that your audience will want to emotionally invest themselves in.
[LESS INFO] 46 VIEWS | ADDED 17:31:00 09/03/10
No matter what part you have in a documentary, good storytelling is key as it connects everything together. We will show you how Story Basics work together in order to produce engaging stories.
[LESS INFO] 37 VIEWS | ADDED 15:10:45 07/14/10
How to set-up a tripod to capture professional level video. Learn the step-by-step process for setting up and stabilizing your tripod.
[LESS INFO] 24 VIEWS | ADDED 15:31:16 06/14/10
Now that you've shot some great wedding footage, it's time to put it all together. Learn how most videographers compile wedding packages, do multi-cam editing, and make compelling love stories, slideshows, and highlights that capture the emotion of the event.
[LESS INFO] 32 VIEWS | ADDED 16:05:10 06/01/10
The ceremony is done, but the big day isn't over yet. The reception is an important part of the wedding day. We show you how to light the dance floor, use the best techniques for interviewing guests, and find the best b-roll to shoot for a great wedding production.
[LESS INFO] 46 VIEWS | ADDED 17:16:08 05/17/10
The central moment of the wedding is the ceremony and you don't want to miss a minute of it. This video shows you camera placement, how to do a multi-camera setup, and some shooting techniques that will allow you to capture every moment perfectly.
[LESS INFO] 42 VIEWS | ADDED 20:04:43 05/07/10
You may think that shooting weddings is all about the ceremony, but there is a lot more involved than meets the eye. We will show you how to plan for capturing clean, professional sounding audio, as well as how to mic the ceremony correctly.
[LESS INFO] 43 VIEWS | ADDED 17:52:57 05/03/10
You may think that shooting weddings is all about the ceremony, but there is a lot more involved than meets the eye. We will go over the legalities associated with wedding video production to protect yourself and your client before you shoot their big day.