Karl Taylor - HD-DSLR Movie Making
Make cinematic style movies with your DSLR Camera.
Photographers with HD video capable DSLR cameras can now enjoy the experience of movie making with cinematic style results. In this programme top british stills photographer Karl Taylor sets out to make a short film with just a DSLR camera and a few lenses.
The resulting film "No Regrets" took less than 3 days to make! It then won best overall video in the Vzaar video festival - supported and judged by Hollywood director Oliver Stone.
In this special title we follow Karl behind the scenes on the making of "No Regrets" and look at some of the techniques used and the thought process behind them. We also take a look at accessories, post production, time lapse and many other techniques that will help give you inspiration and guidance for film making. Download this DVD for you to expand your skill set and image making capabilties into whole new arenas.
On this DVD you will learn:
So what pieces of kit do you need, which lenses will give the desired effect and how do you decide when to use it? Find out as Karl tests the options.
Film making whether it's for a pop video, a corporate video or a short film all require planning and a thoughtful approach. Learn how as we go behind the scenes on the making of "No Regrets" and follow the decision making process.
Camera Angles and Achieving a Multi Camera Look
Most of us will be filming with just one camera, but with the right technique you can make your production look like it's filmed from several camera angles, find out how.
Lighting and Colour Temperature
Learn the essentials of colour temperature settings and how the choice of lighting will affect the mood of your shot.
Time lapse photography creates an enigmatic addition to your productions and it can be very easy to achieve with just a few simple pieces of kit. We also take a look at the more complex but fascinating effect of motion time lapse and show you exactly how it's done.
Ever wondered how you create slow motion footage, find out how in this simple demonstration explaining frame rates and resolution.
DSLR cameras can be great for filming in low light, Karl shows us behind the scenes on "No Regrets" to demonstrate a variety of low light sequences.
Post Production & Editing
What we do after the filming is just as important and the editing process can make or break your entire project. Karl talks us through the editing decisions on "No Regrets" and shows us how he cut this short film.
Sound Editing & Recording
Get some tips for sound fixes as well as good advice on how to record good sound on a budget.