Photographers with HD video capable DSLR cameras can now enjoy the experience of movie making with cinematic style results. In this programme top British stills photographer Karl Taylor sets out to make a short film with just a DSLR camera and a few lenses.
The resulting film "No Regrets" took less than 3 days to make! It then won best overall video in the Vzaar video festival - supported and judged by Hollywood director Oliver Stone.
In this special title we follow Karl behind the scenes on the making of "No Regrets" and look at some of the techniques used and the thought process behind them. We also take a look at accessories, post production, time lapse and many other techniques that will help give you inspiration and guidance for film making.
Not only does this course prepare you for things you need to consider before the shoot even takes place, it also shows you the settings you want to be using, why and what effect they will have on your footage.
To help you get the most from your film making, Karl demonstrates as many varied filming techniques as possible. Learn how to get effective and dramatic time lapses, both stationary and in motion. Watch as Karl explores camera jibs, stabilizers, and find out what camera kit you should be packing.One of the greatest things about using your DSLR camera for filming is its ability to perform in low light. In this course learn how you can harness this ability to get theatrical and professional looking footage.
As well as the all-important video recording, this course also gives you a brief demonstration and explanation about sound recording and introduces you to the software that you can use to edit both your video and your audio.
Taking this unique course will expand your movie making skill sets and push your image making capabilities into a whole new dimension.