Better Location Shooting: Techniques for Video Production by Paul Martingell PDF

By Paul Martingell

ISBN-10: 0240810031

ISBN-13: 9780240810034

Situation filming is starting to be in attractiveness with the abundance of cheap cameras. You don't want a studio, a published truck, or perhaps broad wisdom of the way to take advantage of a 16mm movie camera--all you would like is a digicam, and you'll take your activity at the street and shoot anyplace motion is occurring! This ebook provides you with the data and self assurance you must take your on-location taking pictures abilities to the subsequent point.

Better situation Filming is jam-packed with the belongings you might want to be aware of to have nice effects whereas capturing your documentary, interview, carrying occasion, model or glamour occasion, or present affairs/news convey. past introductory strategies, the writer will inform you find out how to plan, troubleshoot, deal with criminal standards and concerns, and naturally - he'll train you all approximately position filming apparatus. useful and packed with hands-on tips, this booklet is ideal for operating and aspiring movie & video pros looking a leg up of their careers.

As an advantage, complicated suggestions are integrated for beginners who're able to take capturing strategies to the following point.

* study the fundamentals of taking pictures appropriately on place - it doesn't matter what gear you're using
* comprises the newest digital camera information
* Covers the gamut of varieties of situation filming
* Realistic/practical info

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21 Easy rig with operator. “Another take on steadicam shots. The easy rig allows you to carry the weight of the camera on your back rather than on your shoulders. 23). A counterweight at one end and mini camera at the other are all balanced on a tripod or on a harness worn by the operator, and the whole kit can be put together within half an hour. 24). 5 kg (1 lb). You can view the shots by using an LCD monitor mounted on the boom and can operate the zoom by a joystick that works a small motor on the camera lens.

This is immensely useful if you are filming lots of people on a set or need to use a mixture of different mics. Industry standard audio mixers for location work used by sound recordists all over the world are made by SQN, sound developments, and sound devices. OTHER POINTS TO CONSIDER White balance and gain switches should be easy to access and preferably on the camera body, and not in menus. Shutter adjustments can be used to get rid of Location Filming Equipment CHAPTER 1 the roll bar that sometimes appears in the viewfinder when you shoot a screen with a refresh rate different to your camera.

Camera before moving off to shoot. In fact one rig took four of us half a day to get going and even after that it was still hard to keep the camera balanced. So my advice is to go for one that has a straightforward setup procedure; otherwise it might spend most of its life in the box it came in holding your office door open. No matter what type of steadicam you use it should be capable of giving three main elements to the move/shot: 1. A steady or static opening shot holding on the subject for as long as is needed without any sign of movement, wobble, or flutter.

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