Intro to DSLR Video & Cinemagraphs

Intro to DSLR Video & Cinemagraphs

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This 1 hour course is a quickstart to professional video capture using your DSLR camera and creating high quality photographic animations, or as they are now being called: cinemagraphs.

• Learn 5 key factors for controlling your video
• Controlling video exposure with filters
• Using the video timeline in Photoshop
• Create beautiful cinemagraphs
• Color correct your video file in Photoshop
• Properly exporting for the web
• Avoiding common cinemagraph mistakes 

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This quickstart course is a guide to professional video capture using your DSLR camera and creating high quality photographic animations, or as they are now being called: cinemagraphs.

This 1 hour course is designed to rapidly get you up and shooting great video on your DSLR Camera and includes 32 sample files to help walk you through step by step the entire process of creating cinemagraphs.

Controlling video exposure with filters

Controlling video exposure with filters

Create beautiful cinemagraphs

Create beautiful cinemagraphs

Create beautiful cinemagraphs

Create beautiful cinemagraphs

Properly exporting your cinemagraph for the web

Properly exporting your cinemagraph for the web

Color correct your video file within Photoshop

Color correct your video file within Photoshop

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Chapter 1: An Orientation to DSLR Video

• Why shoot DSLR Video anyways?
• Defining and discussing the 5 key factors which affect DSLR video shooting
• Getting the filmic look with shallow depth of field.
• The use of filters to maximize your lens aperture

Chapter 2: Shooting Indoors

• Common camera settings for filming indoors
• How to find the right repetitive motion for your cinemagraph
• Turning your video file into a cinemagraph using Photoshop
• How to color your video file inside of photoshop
• Exporting your cinemagraph for the Web

Chapter 3: Shooting Outdoors

• Shooting in the shade to keep your exposure under control with a wide open aperture
• Find the problems that overlapped motion cause
• How to shoot with a variable Neutral Density filter
• Learning the affect of aperture on depth of field
• Creating a reversed video file for seamless cinemagraph looping

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Chapter 4: Night time Cinemagraphs

• Using your aperture to expose your scene with the natural light from a candle
• Creating a seamless loop in your main subject and its reflection

 

Chapter 5: Overlapping Motion

• Five additional sample files to practice reverse cinemagraphs for seamless looping

Chapter 6: Creating Cinemagraphs from Existing Shots

• Turning a timelapse of Paris into a seamless looping cinemagraph
• Isolate traffic at nighttime and create a seamless cinemagraph.