How to Shoot Video That Doesn’t Suck: Advice to Make Any Amateur Look Like a Pro

How to Shoot Video That Doesn't Suck: Advice to Make Any Amateur Look Like a Pro Author Steve Stockman
ISBN-10 0761163239
ISBN-13 9780761163237
Year 2011-06-02
Pages 248
Language English
Publisher Workman Publishing Company
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How to Shoot Video That Doesn t Suck is a quick and easy guide that will make your video better instantly whether you read it cover to cover or just skim a few chapters It s about the language of video How to think like a director regardless of equipment amateurs think about the camera pros think about communication It s about the rules developed over a century of movie making which workjust as well when shooting a two year old s birthday party Written by Steve Stockman the director of Two Weeks 2007 plus TV shows music videos and hundreds of commercials How to Shoot Video That Doesn t Suck explains in 74 short pithy insightful chapters how to tell a story and entertain your audience How to shoot video people willwantto watch Here s how to think in shots how to move point shoot stop repeat instead of planting yourself in one spot and pressing Record for five minutes Why never to shoot until you see the whites of your subject s eyes Why to zoom with your feet and not the lens How to create intrigue on camera The book covers the basics of video production framing lighting sound use an external mic editing special effects turn them off and gives advice on shooting a variety of specific situations sporting events parties and family gatherings graduations and performances Plus how to make instructional and promotional videos how to make a music video how to capture stunts and much more At the end of every chapter is a suggestion of how to immediately put what you learned into practice so the next time you re shooting you ll have begun to master the skill Accompanying the book is a website with video clips to illustrate different video production rules techniques and situations

Letters of Note

Letters of Note Author Shaun Usher
ISBN-10 9781782112242
Release 2013-10-24
Pages 384