The DSLR Filmmaker's Handbook
Real-World Production Techniques
By Barry Andersson, Janie L Geyen
Publisher: Wiley / Sybex
Final Release Date: November 2011
Pages: 416

Get expert results with your DSLR— before, during, andafter the shoot

They look like standard digital cameras for taking still photos,but the video and filmmaking capabilities of today's DSLR camerascan take you to Hollywood. If you want to create independent filmsand full-length HD videos with your DSLR camera, this detailedguide is where you need to start. Packed with professionalmovie-making secrets, solid technical advice, and practicaltimesavers, this unique book offers real-world solutions for allaspects of DSLR filmmaking, including:

  • Choosing the best camera, lenses, and accessories for yourshoot

  • Working with still lenses vs. cinema lenses

  • Using your gear in the field

  • Lighting your scene with studio or available light

  • Setting up your camera to achieve the visual look you desire

  • Evaluating color on set, color grade in post, and creating a"look" for your final project

  • Deciding whether it's better to record sound on your own or hirea pro

  • Rigging and moving your camera for car chases or actionshots

  • Shooting under water

Understand outdoor lighting conditions before you shoot

Choose and use the best equipment for your film's needs

Choose the optimal settings for everything from web video totheater presentation

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