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Shooting Video with a DSLR | Training Course

For those that have mastered photography but are struggling to create videos with a DSLR.
Learn everything from settings to editing with professional video experts.

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Shooting Video with a DSLR | Training Course

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What will I learn?

  • Set up video settings
  • Lighting techniques
  • Working with audio
  • Shooting an interview
  • Editing using Adobe Premiere
  • Free digital course assets
  • Free helpdesk support for 28 days
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How good is the course?

  • Average Score 4.9 out of 5
  • Delicious lunch provided
  • Certificate of Achievement
  • 76 reviews



Day One

Introduction
• Basic technical theory about video definition, frame rates and bit-rates
• Advice on what equipment you might need to purchase
• Building a pre-shoot checklist

Using the manual camera settings
• Setting up video mode and video settings
• Setting up your cameras picture style
• Getting correct shot exposure
• Balancing aperture and ISO for best results
• Setting the shutter speed for video
• Setting a custom white-balance

Shot composition and framing a subject
• Correct shot composition for an interview
• Best use of available space and backgrounds
• Wide, medium and close-ups

Lighting techniques
• Three-point lighting
• Using a simple key-light
• Using a reflector as a fill
• Using natural lighting

Working with sound
• Different types of microphone and which ones you need
• Positioning your mic correctly
• Getting good sound levels in your camera
• Reducing ambient noise

Shooting an interview
• Framing basics
• Basic interview techniques
• Off-camera and to-camera interviews
• How to shoot for easier editing

Questions & answers



Day Two

Introduction
• The video editing workflow with Premiere Pro
• Understanding projects, sequences and clips.

Importing and organising your footage
• Copying files from your memory cards
• Importing single and multiple files and folders
• Using bins and renaming clips

Basic Editing Skills
• Creating a new sequence using the DSLR sequence presets
• Previewing your clips in the Source Panel
• Playback and marking shortcuts
• Three-point and drag-and-drop editing

Editing in the Timeline
• Rearranging and re-timing clips in the timeline
• Copying and pasting clips

Working with audio
• Mixing audio and changing volume over time
• Cleaning bad audio with the Equalizer

Text and Titles with the Graphics Panel
• Adding text and shapes to create a basic Lower Third
• Working with logos and layers in the edit panel
• Saving your designs as templates to save time

Colour Correction
• Fixing common problems with the footage
• Adding creative colour treatments

Resizing images and video
• Basic Motion Controls
• Working with logos and photographs

Exporting your project
• Making life simple with Presets
• Web exports for YouTube, Facebook and more
• Exporting for PC and MAC playback

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"Very informative course with a good mix of practical and technical work. Nicole was really helpful and welcomed any questions we had."
Mid Essex Hospital Trust
5th October - Shooting Video with a DSLR

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