The latest EOS cameras have outstanding capabilities when it comes to shooting movies. Mastering HD Video by Chaz Dakin is a comprehensive guide to the research, planning and pre-production processes necessary before creating a movie.
The book gives expert advice on camera settings, shutter speeds, lenses, filters, audio considerations and lighting requirements. Practical information is given on how to shoot standard and wide-angle shots, panning techniques, how to capture action with the use of dollies and other motion aids, and how to make sure your sequences are crisply in focus.
Post-production hardware, software and techniques are discussed, including importing files, reviewing footage, synching audio, colour grading, rendering and exporting. A final chapter briefly discusses various post-production/editing techniques such as workflow, colour grading and adding narration.