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Photographer to Video in Today’s Gig Economy
Length
3 Sessions
Price
Audit (Free)
Certificate (Incl. w/ Premium)
Program ($900 USD)
Institution
School of Visual Arts
Subject
Photography, Videography
Skill Level
Intermediate
Video Transcripts
English
Topics
Photography, DSLR, Video Production, Digital Cameras
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Camera Essentials

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Length
3 Sessions
Price
Audit (Free)
Certificate (Incl. w/ Premium)
Program ($900 USD)
Institution
School of Visual Arts
Subject
Photography, Videography
Skill Level
Intermediate
Video Transcripts
English
Topics
Photography, DSLR, Video Production, Digital Cameras
Course Description

This class will provide an understanding of the camera settings and gear that is used in professional DSLR and mirrorless video production. We will cover the basics of camera systems and lenses, including achieving perfect exposure and great color, and will also dig into lighting and camera support. This course will lead you through a smooth transition from still photographer to video professional.

schedule

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Session 1: Exploring Lens and Settings
Understanding the difference between a photo and video file. Perfecting your foundation before choosing your equipment.
Session 2: Tools for Managing Light and Motion
Understanding how lenses affect the story. If sensors are the canvas, lenses are the paintbrush. How to control exposures with your lens - variable filters.Lenses and adapters (When to use native lenses vs adapted lenses).
Session 3: Navigating Video Editing Software
Choosing the right tools for the job. Understanding camera movement to tell a story.
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Learning Outcomes

Below you will find an overview of the Learning Outcomes you will achieve as you complete this course.

Certificates
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This course is also part of the Program: Photographer to Video in Today’s Gig Economy. Earn a verified Specialist Certificate for successfully completing a Program.

These certificates are proof that you completed an online course on our platform and can easily be shared with its unique link.

Credit Elligible Program
This course is one of 5 courses in the Photographer to Video in Today’s Gig Economy Program and is offered for credits from School of Visual Arts.

Earn a verified Specialist Certificate after successfully completing a Program. And whenever you complete a course as a Premium member, you earn a verified Certificate of Accomplishment . These certificates are proof that you completed an online course on our platform and can easily be shared with its unique link.

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What You Need to Take This Course

Camera

You want a camera that shoots high-quality video (1080p minimum). Ideally, that would be a professional camera that has the capability to plug in an external microphone (shotgun, hot shoe, or recording device):

  • Sony
  • Canon
  • Nikon
  • Fuji
  • etc.

Choose any camera brand you feel comfortable with.

Video Editing Software

There is no specific requirement for video editing software. You can use what works best for your budget or comfort level. Adobe Premiere Pro and are the industry standards but there are a variety of alternatives that can help you achieve your goal.

Other Options:

  • iMovie
  • Windows Movie Maker
  • Photoshop
Additional Information

Please note: Taking part in a Kadenze course as a Premium Member does not affirm that the learner has been enrolled or accepted for enrollment by School of Visual Arts.

If a student signs up for the Photographer to Video in Today's Gig Economy program, it is recommended that these courses are taken sequentially.

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