Better Location Shooting: Techniques for Video Production by Paul Martingell

By Paul Martingell

Position filming is transforming into in attractiveness with the abundance of cheap cameras. You don't desire a studio, a published truck, or perhaps large wisdom of ways to take advantage of a 16mm movie camera--all you would like is a digicam, and you'll take your task at the highway and shoot anywhere motion is going on! This booklet provide you with the data and self belief you must take your on-location taking pictures talents to the following point.

Better situation Filming is jam-packed with the stuff you might want to recognize to have nice effects whereas taking pictures your documentary, interview, carrying occasion, type or glamour occasion, or present affairs/news express. past introductory thoughts, the writer will let you know tips on how to plan, troubleshoot, deal with felony requisites and concerns, and naturally - he'll educate you all approximately position filming apparatus. functional and choked with hands-on tips, this e-book is ideal for operating and aspiring movie & video execs looking a leg up of their careers.

As an advantage, complex information are incorporated for beginners who're able to take capturing strategies to the subsequent point.

* examine the fundamentals of taking pictures competently on position - it doesn't matter what apparatus you're using
* contains the most recent digital camera information
* Covers the gamut of varieties of situation filming
* Realistic/practical info

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But I’ve come across many enthusiastic amateur video engineers in my years of filming who are happy to tweak away on location, changing all the adjustments until they find that magical look they are after only to find that when the shots are viewed in the edit suite they aren’t as brilliant as was thought while shooting. Better Location Shooting There is also a real danger that if the settings are not put back to normal at the end of the day, then the next cameraman to use the kit ends up with results he really doesn’t want.

And there are few good reasons why you can choose one setting over the other. 43 Better Location Shooting Standard Location Single Camera Shooting 44 When you start shooting a project and you know you will record more than one tape and you will be moving from location to location, the industry standard would be to start with time-code on tape one at 01:00:00:00. You would use the “record run” setting on the time-code and the code would only be laid down as you hit the record button and stop when you stopped recording.

For every 10 minutes, there will be an 18 frame difference. TV stations taking in NTSC recorded programs for transmission will normally require the master tapes to have drop frame time-code. CHAPTER 3 Operating Tips and Techniques The debate on choosing the best camera will go on forever and choosing the best kit to operate on a daily basis will never be straightforward. Most of your decisions will be based on the type of work you shoot, your budget, which editing system you use, and your clients’ requirements for which recording format they use.

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