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Building on the concepts taught in Video Fundamentals Part 1, this class will round out your skill set and give you confidence in your abilities.

Regardless of the brand of your equipment, this class equips you with concepts applicable across a diverse range of cameras.

What You’ll Learn:

  • The importance of clear audio, and how to record it.
  • When to use different microphones, and how to set your audio levels.
  • How to achieve smooth and effective camera movement, and how to apply it.
  • When and how to use shoulder rigs, gimbals, sliders and more
  • How to approach shooting “coverage” a scene, using multiple shot types.
  • Theory and Tips for Effective Video Editing
  • Basics of Color Grading
  • How to Maximize Dynamic Range, Shoot and Grade LOG and RAW Footage
  • Basics of Lighting for Video, Using Natural and Artificial Light

Is This Class for You:

This class is a follow up to Video Fundamentals Part 1, Students must be familiar with the Exposure Triangle, Framerates, White Balance, Focal Length, and Sensor Size in order to engage with the conent that will be discussing.

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! You will also receive a PDF to help you review important concepts from the class, key terms, and information relevant to your specific camera.