Michael Rubin is an entertainment-technology inventor, entrepreneur, graphic designer, editor, digital video advocate, and maybe a few other things. He has written and published three books, including NONLINEAR: a field guide to digital video and film editing, recently released in its fourth edition. In the past, Michael has worked on numerous feature films and TV programming, including Bertolucci's The Sheltering Sky and the CBS miniseries Lonesome Dove.
The Little Digital Video Bookby Michael Rubin
One of the more frustrating aspects of buying a new digital video camera for consumers is trying to discover not only how it works, but how to shoot good movies with it right away. For most of us, we just want to turn on the camera and go, without spending too much time sorting through dense jargon and video editing software manuals. Here to guide the troubled newcomer to the exciting world of digital video is The Little Digital Video Book, 2e. This friendly, approachable guide will teach users the basics of shooting, organizing, and editing their own footage, with short examples so they can practice the techniques as they read through the book. This revised edition of the bestselling book on digital video is now in full color and completely updated for the modern beginning videographer. Users get a thorough grounding in the basics of digital video, but without all the jargon. Michael Rubin explains in under 200 pages all users need to know to get great shots, add sound, organize the footage, and use basic editing techniques. They will learn how to start and actually finish that video project they had in mind--in less than a day.
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