The Basics of Choosing Camera Settings for Video

If your thinking of enhancing your photography by learning how to shoot videos. You need to understand the basic camera settings for video is one of the first steps. This video from Think Media, is a helpful tutorial that will help you by running through the basic settings for videography.

The basics of exposure settings for video work, as well as why an ND filter is so useful for filming. If you are a photographer, you are likely already familiar with how your shutter speed, aperture, and ISO work together to create the overall exposure and their individual effects on the image.

When it comes to video work, though there are a lot of similarities, the most crucial difference is that you generally have less creative freedom regarding your shutter speed, as you should generally follow the 180-degree shutter rule to ensure realistic movement. This states that your shutter speed should be the reciprocal of twice the video’s frame rate; for example, if the frame rate is 30 fps, your shutter speed should be 1/60 s.

Check out the video below for the full rundown:

If you want an even more detailed look or learn more then check this article.

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