Greetings Fellow Videographer,
VideoUniversity.com Has A New Look
All the articles, products and blog posts are in the same place. None of the addresses
have changed, but the look is changing. We’re still working on it. We’d LOVE to have your opinion. Thanks!
10 Things to Remember When Shooting HD
by Blain Brown
- Never overexpose high def. There is no process that can bring back burned-out highlights; that information is lost forever.
- Control highlights: HD has trouble with them.
- Avoid using gain whenever possible.
- Nail exposure when you can, but if not, err on the side of underexposure, not overexposure.
- 23.98 fps is the most frequent choice for narrative storytelling.
- 29.97 fps is usually preferred for sports.
- A potential problem is too much depth-of-field. This is not a problem with full frame HD cameras as they are roughly the same DOF as 35mm film cameras.
- Another problem is seeing too much detail in things like makeup, sets, and wardrobe.
- Shoot at 23.98 or 29.97, not 24 or 30. This is important for audio sync.
- There are times when you will need to shoot actual 24 or 30 fps; consult with your editor.
Cinematography: Theory and Practice, Second Edition: Image Making for Cinematographers and Directorsby Blain Brown, © 2011 Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved
Master The Business of Wedding Video
The best strategies, marketing letters, brochures and everything you need to build a thriving business. The CD includes 11 wedding video contracts you can use, cut and paste and modify.
Wedding Video For Profit: A Business and Marketing Guide
Professional Video Producer
Start part-time or full-time in this lucrative and satisfying work. Earn the respect of small businesses, corporations and non-profits who rely on your expertise. This is an amazing adventure and the best way to pay for your video equipment! And a lot more. My home study course shows you how to start a successful home-based business producing corporate videos the right way. Discover the possibilities.
Videotape legal depositions
for $60 – $100 an hour with a 2 – 4 hour minimum. If your schedule is flexible, this can be an ideal full or part-time business which requires only basic equipment. Read more.
Produce High-End Video Biographies
And Charge Up To $15,000 Each
This is a sweet business if you market to the more affluent clients. The secret is learning how to reach them which is a lot easier than you might think. Discover the marketing secrets.
How To Setup, Light, and Shoot Great Interviews
Interviews are often the heart of a video. Look how important they are to TV Network Magazine Shows, Business Videos, Testimonials, Video Biographies, and Settlement Videos. Put another way, could you produce many videos without using interviews? If you only learn to light one type of scene, the interview is the one to learn. With a basic lighting kit and the instruction in this DVD your interviews will look like they were shot by a network magazine crew. Learn how to make your “talking heads” look first rate.
On Demand Cloud-Based Video Distribution System
I recently discovered a cloud-based system that is vastly superior to selling physical DVDs. It’s ideal for video producers, publishers, distributors, or anyone selling a digital product. Setting it up is easy and the rest is hands off. It also works with affiliates, rentals, and subscriptions. Don’t have your own products yet? You can sell other peoples’ videos by just adding them to your store and start making affiliate profits. VideoUniversity is selling videos and digital products using this software and so is Time-Life. There are no monthly fees! You can’t go wrong for less than $50. Learn the easy way to sell your videos.
Forward to A Friend
If you know someone who would find this article interesting, feel free to forward!
Sent This By a Friend?
Did a friend forward this message to you? Subscribe Now so you never miss an article!
To Your Success,
401 253 2800
Helping Producers for over 14 Years