Video Basics for Photographers:
How to Transition from Photography to Video
“Can you shoot video?”
Photographers… how often do you get asked this question whenever working with a client?
How many times have you had to tell them “no” because you weren’t exactly comfortable with doing it?
Video can be a scary place if you’re coming from a photo background and not use to the equipment and doing sound.
Luckily for you, our Video Basics for Photographers workshop covers everything you need to know to translate your knowledge of photography to video.
Jay P Morgan and Kenneth Merrill will mentor you as they show how to shoot a documentary style project, and share with you the knowledge you will need to become a video shooter. With over 25 years of experience working in the industry, Jay P and Kenneth will help you overcome the obstacles of video production and become confident doing video.
Immediate access as a digital download.
Video Basics for Photographers Only $89
Three and a half hours of Instruction.
Who Should Take the Video Basics Course
Anyone with a basic knowledge of photography and wants to apply those principles to video production.
What Will be Covered
- Advantages you have coming from a photo background
- The exact gear you need to get you started
- Lighting techniques and principles for high quality video
- The difference between frame rates and when to use them
- The best type of memory cards
- Insanely important rules for shooting video
- How to capture clean audio
- The difference between a full frame vs crop sensor
- Camera basics (ISO, Shutter Speed, Aperture)
- Rolling Shutter
- White balance
- Picture profiles
- Selective focus
- How to use a tripod
- Shooting for the edit
- Cinematic camera movement
- How to set up an interview
- How to tell a visual story
- Much, much more!
Why Should You Take This Course
Jay P and Kenneth are both working professionals in the Los Angeles film and photography market. Coming from a background in still photography, Jay P has successfully made the transition to the digital world and has taught many photo and film students at universities about film concepts and best practices.
This all-encompassing guide walks you through a project start to finish with tips and tricks that many beginning filmmakers struggle with. Here is your answer to starting that new business venture and making money as a video and photo shooter!
With 25+ years in commercial photography, I have shot for a variety of clients including entertainment, consumer products, fashion, and high tech companies.
I’ve taught photography and videography at Art Center College of Design, Brooks Institute, and Golden Gate College. My photography and videography business and how-to lessons have been featured in No Film School, F-Stoppers, Peta Pixel, and SLR Lounge, among many others. I have had the pleasure to present workshops and speak at many different events in the industry, including but not limited to, PhotoPlus, WPPI, and PPA. My clients have included Showtime, IHOP, Liz Hernandez with E-TV, Mc Donald’s, Warner Brothers, and many more.