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Length
5 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, Videography, Motion
Course Description

This class is a deep dive from photography to videography, and shows you how to think in motion. Many of the core concepts carried over from still photography are the same, but putting your camera and scene in motion opens up a new world of possibilities and demands. You will learn how to add motion where there is none, and to control focus, light and sound.

schedule

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Session 1: From Still Photographer to Videographer
Understand the importance for photographers to incorporate motion into their skillset, and the essential steps towards rethinking their creative process to create videos.
Session 2: Recording and Seeing in Motion
Understand the basics of recording video and how the different types of motion, both of the camera and subject, create meaning, mood and purpose as it contributes to the story that a director wants the viewer to experience and understand.
Session 3: Motion Methods
To deepen one’s knowledge about how to create the motion needed for a particular scene through an exposure to the different equipment and technologies that exist and the critical success factors needed to execute a director’s vision.
Session 4: Managing Focus, Light and Sound
Grasp the special significance that audio, light and focus have in a motion environment, and how the success of a video project can literally depend on controlling for the variables posed by these elements.
Session 5: The Documentary Project
Experience through hands-on practice how a very commonly done video with an interview and b-roll, combined with motion, sound, and lighting come together to create a unique experience for a viewer.
Learning Outcomes

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

Certificates
Whenever you complete a course as a premium member, you can earn a verified Certificate of Accomplishment .

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.

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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.

Instructors & Guests
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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