Still Photographer Intro to Video

With the advent of digital cinematography, many stills photographers are beginning to explore the possibilities of motion capture. Although the fundamentals remain similar, other aspects are likely unfamiliar.

Although motion video is ultimately just a steady stream of stills, the approach to exposure, equipment, and workflow all require reorientation. For example, storage requirements are significantly higher, while exposure is linked to the frame rate and image editing needs to consider the entirety of a clip. In exchange, one gains a whole new creative dimension: time. Where one could previously show a moment, now one can depict an extended story.

See full details and examples of Still Photography to Video techniques on the RED 101 Article: STILLS PHOTOGRAPHER INTRO TO VIDEO

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