Teach Yourself VISUALLY Digital Video

Overview

Tips and techniques for shooting and sharing superb digital videos

Never before has video been more popular-or more accessible to the home videographer. Now you can create YouTube-worthy, professional-looking video, with the help of this richly illustrated guide. In a straightforward, simple, highly visual format, Teach Yourself VISUALLY Digital Video demystifies the secrets of great video. With colorful screenshots and illustrations plus step-by-step instructions, the book ...

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Overview

Tips and techniques for shooting and sharing superb digital videos

Never before has video been more popular-or more accessible to the home videographer. Now you can create YouTube-worthy, professional-looking video, with the help of this richly illustrated guide. In a straightforward, simple, highly visual format, Teach Yourself VISUALLY Digital Video demystifies the secrets of great video. With colorful screenshots and illustrations plus step-by-step instructions, the book explains the features of your camera and their capabilities, and shows you how to go beyond "auto" to manually adjust the settings for just the effect you want.

  • Know how to get the most out of your camera, whether it's a high definition video recorder or a still camera with video capabilities
  • Set exposure, white balance, and shutter speed to achieve optimum results for your subject
  • Learn how to edit and enhance your video with after capture softwareShare your work with friends, family, or professional colleagues on the Web, through YouTube, Facebook, MySpace, Google, Yahoo, Flicker, and other sites

Jam packed with hints and simple tips, this handy, full-color visual guide will give you the tools and techniques to create better homemade videos or make the jump from amateur to prosumer.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470570975
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 1/7/2010
  • Series: Teach Yourself VISUALLY (Tech) Series , #61
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 320
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Understanding Digital Video.

Chapter 2 What You Need to Get Started.

Chapter 3 Preparing to Shoot Video.

Chapter 4 Recording Great Audio.

Chapter 5 Controlling Exposure and Focus.

Chapter 6 Exploring the Color of Light and Lighting.

Chapter 7 Basic Principles and Event Videography.

Chapter 8 Shooting Great Footage Through Composition.

Chapter 9 Reviewing and Transferring Video.

Chapter 10 Editing Video and the Postproduction Process.

Chapter 11 Creating Transitions, Titles, and Other Video Effects.

Chapter 12 Sharing Your Video with the World.

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