Digital SLR Video and Filmmaking For Dummies [NOOK Book]

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Step-by-step guide for using your digital SLR to make quality video

With digital SLR cameras becoming more and more popular as replacements for standalone video cameras, this book helps photographers become better videographers and shows videographers how to incorporate DSLRs into their work. The book includes an overview of the DSLR video tools and process and shows how to establish camera settings for ...

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Digital SLR Video and Filmmaking For Dummies

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Overview

Step-by-step guide for using your digital SLR to make quality video

With digital SLR cameras becoming more and more popular as replacements for standalone video cameras, this book helps photographers become better videographers and shows videographers how to incorporate DSLRs into their work. The book includes an overview of the DSLR video tools and process and shows how to establish camera settings for effective capture, light a scene, get sound, and achieve the film look. The book also offers the basics on editing footage into a final product using common video editing tools.

  • Offers everything needed to shoot, produce, and edit a professional looking videos using DSLR video equipment
  • Written for both professional photographers and videographers and those just starting out
  • Includes the steps for applying information to a film project, including developing a screenplay, approaching shooting like a cinematographer, and directing
  • Contains a walkthrough of common video projects including making a music video, a wedding video, and video greeting card

Digital SLR Video and Filmmaking for Dummies is designed to help photographers ramp up their video skills, videographers add DSLRs to their toolkits, and amateurs begin shooting their own short films and videos.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118401774
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 1/23/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 416
  • Sales rank: 465,696
  • File size: 62 MB
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Meet the Author

John Carucci is a writer and photographer/videographer. He has written books on nighttime and creative photography and articles for American Photo, Popular Photography, and PC Photo magazines. Currently, John is an entertainment news producer for Associated Press Television.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Part I: Joining the DSLR Video Revolution 7

Chapter 1: Going from Still to Video in a Single Camera 9

Chapter 2: Exploring DSLR Video Capabilities 23

Chapter 3: Keeping Your Camera Steady 45

Chapter 4: Audio Matters 57

Part II: Control the Camera, Control the Movie  67

Chapter 5: Shooting Video with Your DSLR 69

Chapter 6: Getting Creative with Your Shoot 87

Chapter 7: Breaking Dawn Over Light Sources 111

Chapter 8: BYOL: Bringing Your Own Light 131

Chapter 9: Reigning in the Frame 147

Chapter 10: Making the Most of Audio Capture 161

Part III: Fixing It in Post 173

Chapter 11: Building Your Editing Suite 175

Chapter 12: Getting to Know Adobe Premiere Elements 197

Chapter 13: Making Your Movie 217

Chapter 14: Taking Your Edit to Infinity and Beyond 241

Chapter 15: Presenting Your Movie 253

Chapter 16: Archiving Your Movie Files 267

Part IV: Becoming a Filmmaker 281

Chapter 17: Doing the Preshoot Work 283

Chapter 18: Roles in the Filmmaking Process 299

Chapter 19: Managing the Day of the Shoot and Beyond 313

Chapter 20: Your Red Carpet Premiere Awaits 325

Part V: The Part of Tens 333

Chapter 21: Ten Ways to Improve Your Filmmaking Skills 335

Chapter 22: Ten Steps to Creating a Music Video 345

Chapter 23: Ten Wedding Video Techniques 355

Chapter 24: Ten Tips for Creating a Documentary 363

Index 371

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