From Still to Motion: A photographer's guide to creating video with your DSLR
by James Ball, Robbie Carman, Matt Gottshalk, Richard Harrington

From Still to Motion: A photographer's guide to creating video with your DSLR<br>by James Ball, Robbie Carman, Matt Gottshalk, Richard Harrington
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With the arrival of high-definition video-enabled DSLR cameras, photographers are faced with an opportunity for creativity and a competitive edge in their field unlike anything theyve experienced before. Add to that the expanding demands from a video-hungry audience and its no longer a matter of if you are going to add video to your repertoire of skills, its when. Here to guide you in a thorough exploration of the video-making process from preproduction to post and to ease your transition from still to motion are four veterans who speak the language of both photography and video fluently. With their clear, instructive approach, they quickly get you up to speed on everything from picking your gear, to properly lighting for motion, to using professional-level audio, color correction, and editing techniques, to media management and outputting, and much more. Here are just a few highlights from this richly illustrated, completely interactive book and DVD:

  • Explores the entire spectrum of video for DSLR camera owners, with recommendations on gear, planning, lighting, lenses, audio, editing, color correcting, exporting, media management, and more.
  • Covers a wide variety of shooting styles, including indoor, outdoor, studio, portrait, event, and available light.
  • Addresses technical challenges associated with DSLR video, such as camera movement, multiple camera coverage, low-light videography, and synchronized sound.
  • Explores additional creative techniques such as stop motion and timelapse photography in depth.
  • Includes a real-world example of a music video and promo package throughout the book to demonstrate concepts in action, with additional profiles of photography experts in nature, sports, commercial, and weddings and events.

    The accompanying DVD contains over 6 hours of video training that delves deeper into each topic, as well as high-definition footage, hands-on project files, and templates to experiment with and follow along.


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    Publisher: New Riders
    Page Count (est.): 327
    ISBN10: 0321702115
    ISBN13: 9780321702111
    Cover: Paperback
    Pub Date: 3/17/2010