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Introduction to DSLR Video

Boulder Digital Arts presents Introduction to DSLR Video

What You'll Learn

Shooting video with a DSLR camera is one of the easiest and most affordable ways to create high-quality video. These new cameras created a firestorm in the video production world with their ability to shoot footage similar to that of 35mm motion-picture film.

In this three-hour workshop, we will cover everything you need to start shooting video with DSLR cameras. We'll discuss the accessories needed to use the camera for cinema and production-style shooting, and create a mini-studio in the classroom to see how a DSLR responds in real time to lighting and camera settings. This workshop will also prepare you for the hands-on Intermediate DSLR Video class, for more in-depth training!

This workshop will cover:

- Still photography vs. video photography

- Getting the shallow depth of field, "cinematic look"

- How shutter speed, f-stop, and ISO affects video footage

- Pros and cons of these cameras and why you might choose them for certain types of projects and not others

- Some very important "gotchas" in capturing video footage with still cameras and lenses

- The basic workflow to be able to edit this footage in - Adobe, Avid, or Apple NLE's.

- Extra gear and accessories for shooting cinema-style with an entry-level or medium-sized budget

- Fundamentals of audio and shooting dual-system sound

- What to consider when purchasing a DSLR for video production

Who Should Take This

Videographers and photographers who have never shot DSLR video before, or who have only done a little and feel completely lost! Familiarity with video and photo terminology is helpful.

Presented by Brian Brown
Thursday, February 4th, 6-9pm
$99 Non-Members, $79 BDA Members
Boulder Digital Arts - 1600 Range Street, Suite 100, Boulder, CO 80301

Remember, you must sign-up via the BDA website in order to be fully register for this course!

Thursday, February 4th