DSLR Video Volume 2: Camera Angles

DSLR Video Volume 2: Camera Angles

47.00

This course is a crash course in one of the most important aspects of cinematography: camera angles and is designed to get you feeling more confident about capturing dynamic moving images that help elevate your projects whether they are home movies, corporate videos or feature length films.

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This course is a crash course in one of the most important aspects of cinematography: camera angles and is designed to get you feeling more confident about capturing dynamic moving images that help elevate your projects whether they are home movies, corporate videos or feature length films.

Many people with DSLRs feel that if they just knew a bit more about cinematography that they could do better videos but either have a rough time reading cinematography books or don’t have the time to attend professional classes. 

This 1-hour course is designed to teach you the fundamentals of professional camera angles and demystify the often confusing professional names that are associated with them. 
  • What are the three types of camera angles?
  • What three factors determine camera angle?
  • What are the 5 essential shot types?
  • What are the 20 most common shot types? 
  • What is the best angle for your subject to be filmed at? 
  • What are the most common camera heights and when should they be used?
This course uses hundreds of colorful examples to bring these basic concepts of cinematography to life. You’ll also get a stock pack of 20 full HD video shots for your personal use. 

This course uses hundreds of colorful examples to bring these basic concepts of cinematography to life. You’ll also get a stock pack of 20 full HD video shots for your personal use. 

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Chapter 1 – What are the three types of camera angles? 

  • What is the objective camera angle? 
  • What is the subjective camera angle? 
  • What is the Point of View angle? 
  • When are these types of angles used? 

 

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Chapter 2 – The Three Factors that Determine Camera Angle

  • What is subject size and how do you control it? 
  • What is subject angle and why is it so important? 
  • How does camera height influence audience reaction? 
  • How do these three factors determine camera angle?

 

Chapter 3 – The 5 Essential Shot Types

  • Learn the five essential shot types 
  • See how changing subject size influences shot type
  • Get familiar with when each of these shot types is appropriate to use 

 

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Chapter 4 – The Descriptive Shot Types

  • Learn almost 20 professional shot classifications and how they are 
    referred to.
  • See how motion can be utilized to create more complex shot compositions

 

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Chapter 5 – Choosing Subject Angle

  • Learn how to choose the best angle for a human subject
  • Find out the best angles for shooting scenes with architectural elements
  • The importance of finding the best angle to increase depth and enhance 
    the three dimensional aspect of any scene you shoot.

 

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Chapter 6 – Finding the right Camera Height for your shot 

  • Learn what level angle, low angle and high angle are
  • Choosing the best height for your subject
  • Learn when you should use high angle or low angle shots.

 

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Chapter 7 – Learning to use Camera Angles 

  • 4 factors to consider when selecting camera angles
  • Some simple practice exercises to learn how to use camera angles 
    effectively in your own work