Photocine: Digital Filmmaking with DSLRs

Overview

The advent of the inclusion of high-definition video capabilities in SLR cameras has resulted in a radical leap forward for the photography industry. This simple innovation is bringing photographers to the gates of Hollywood with the potential to create influential commercials and short films without having to secure a studio movie deal. This book offers photographers the definitive guide to confidently move forward into this awesome new genre as they retool their skill set to meet the industry demand for DSLR ...

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Overview

The advent of the inclusion of high-definition video capabilities in SLR cameras has resulted in a radical leap forward for the photography industry. This simple innovation is bringing photographers to the gates of Hollywood with the potential to create influential commercials and short films without having to secure a studio movie deal. This book offers photographers the definitive guide to confidently move forward into this awesome new genre as they retool their skill set to meet the industry demand for DSLR video, From the technical aspects of setting up your camera, to getting the right gear, to learning to write a treatment, this book is here to demystify DSLR filmmaking. The book includes interviews with some of Hollywood's best-known names, such as cinematographer Gale Tattersall, writer Craig Titley, Executive Producer Greg Yaitanes of TV's House M.D., and rock-and-roll photographer Greg Watermann, as well as tips from Shane Hurlbut, ASC. Welcome to filmmaking for photographers, and anyone else who wants to shoot DSLR video.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781435457362
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 8/18/2011
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 1,292,887
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Lou Lesko started shooting fashion photography in San Francisco in 1984 when he was 19 years old, and he has also worked as a successful photojournalist and commercial director. He is currently the managing editor at the National Geographic Assignment Blog. Lou is one of the founders of PhotoCine News and the founder and chief chaos master at Blinkbid Software, business software for creative professionals.

Michael Britt is currently serving as the Director of Education for Samy's Camera, which is the perfect place for him to continue the high level of seminars and workshops he's been teaching and creating around the world. Some of his speaking credits include Thomas Knoll's Soup-To-Nuts event, PDN On the Road, PIDE, Imaging USA, and the Digital Media Festival in Sydney, Australia. He is also a certified digital photography expert for the State of California Community College system where he was instrumental in developing a Digital Tech program for Cypress College and is on the Santa Monica College Photography Department Advisory Board.

Snehal Patel is a director and cinematographer based in Los Angeles. His first foray into HDSLR filmmaking was for his 2009 short film project, "Indian Gangster." Snehal is a trainer for LA's Canon Boot Camp (www.canonbootcamp.com) and has traveled the country speaking at conferences about DSLR cameras in professional production environments. Snehal films with the Canon 5D, 7D, and 60D on a regular basis for projects ranging from feature films to television shows to viral web videos.

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Table of Contents

1. Welcome to the New Age of Photography, Welcome to Motion. 2. How do We Apply Big Budget Filmmaking to Shooting Video With Our SLRs. 3. How do Movies Tell Stories: An Introduction to the Three Act Story. 4. Putting a Story on Paper: The Treatment vs the Script. 5. What Kind of Motion Shoot Will You Be Asked to Do and How Do You Shoot It. 6. What do the Cameras Currently on the Market Offer for Motion. 7. What Kind of Accessories are Available for Giving your Micro Film Production that Hollywood Look. 8. Lighting for the Still Motion Camera. 9. Sound for the Still Motion Camera. 10. Directing Talent. 11. Editing your Footage. 12. Presenting your Masterpiece. 13. Tips from Hollywood. 14. Resources.

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