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This is a technically-focused class that will teach you the fundamentals of shooting video on a digital camera!

What You’ll Learn:

  • What is high-quality video and how you can shoot it.
  • Navigating camera modes and settings.
  • Achieving the right exposure with Aperture, ISO, Shutter Speed, and ND Filters.
  • Mastering White Balance for accurate color representation.
  • Framerates and Slow Motion.
  • Resolution: 1080p, 4k, 8k and beyond.
  • Demystifying Codecs, Bit Depth, and Bit Rate.
  • Focal Length, Sensor Size, Depth of Field.
  • Basics of composition and when to choose different lenses.
  • How and when to use Autofocus and Manual Focus.

Is This Class For You?

This class is ideal for beginner to intermediate video shooters. Whether starting from scratch or looking to enhance your existing skills, this class provides a technical foundation for shooting video on any digital camera.

If you’re a still photographer seeking a seamless transition to video, this class will help translate your existing knowledge and skills to the video domain.

The curriculum is not brand-specific and is designed to teach skills relevant to a variety of equipment preferences from DSLRs and Mirrorless cameras to Cinema cameras and Camcorders.

You will walk away with a broad technical foundation applicable to vlogging, wedding video production, social media content creation, YouTube, filmmaking, corporate and commercial production, and music videos.

How to Participate:

This class will take place at Glazer’s Camera at 811 Republican St on the 2nd floor in the classroom. The class will consist of a presentation as well as live demos. Bring your camera to follow along!