Digital SLR Video and Filmmaking For Dummies
By John Carucci
Publisher: Wiley / For Dummies
Final Release Date: January 2013
Pages: 416

Lights, action, DSLR! Learn to shoot video with your DSLR and make magnificent movies

You're fascinated with the fact that your new DSLR can shoot movies, and you can't wait to learn how. Or you're a veteran photographer or videographer eager to explore this new DSLR dimension. Either way, this book is for you! You'll learn the unique steps and techniques to capture quality video with a camera that also takes still pictures.

  • More than meets the eye — understand how a DSLR differs from a camcorder and master specific DSLR techniques
  • Know your tools — identify your camera's capabilities, choose lenses, explore stabilizing systems, and select audio devices
  • Think like a videographer — learn to handle exposure and lighting, capture quality audio, and use camera angle to tell your story
  • Put it all together — turn your footage into a real movie with Adobe® Premiere® Elements
  • Become a filmmaker — learn to scout locations, create a screenplay, develop a shooting script, and direct your actors

Open the book and find:

  • The many factors that go into shooting quality DSLR video
  • Tips for keeping your camera steady
  • Creative shooting techniques
  • Secrets of effective lighting
  • What your editing workstation must have
  • Steps for editing video using Premiere Elements
  • Guidelines for a good script
  • Specific tips for wedding and music videos
  • Use DSLR video tools and processes to achieve better shots
  • Edit in Premiere Elements and output to different platforms
  • Develop a screenplay, shoot like a cinematographer, and direct your movie


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