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: Mastering exposure: DSLR Video Tips
When it comes to capturing great images, exposure is critical. Under- or overexpose your shot and you lose precious details. But setting the proper exposure isn’t easy; your light may move behind a cloud, or change over time. When shooting video, exposure requires an almost scientific understanding of light.
In this week’s DSLR Video Tips, we’ll show you a straightforward way to get strong, well-exposed shots. You’ll learn about
Check out both the sample video above and this week’s complete episode on lynda.com and learn to take better shots right away!
- Exposing for video — What is the desired goal when exposing for video and when does it look “right”?
- Balancing the exposure triangle – Learn how to balance the shutter speed, ISO, and aperture of the camera. It’s critical to get the right mix for both technical and artistic reasons.
- Evaluating the settings – We’ll look through several shots, and break down what worked—and what didn’t