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Shooting Basic Video

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Shooting Basic Video
with Todd White
 
To keep everyone safe, this class is currently online only! We are using a website that requires no software download, full access to class handouts and the ability to chat and ask questions with your class. More information will be sent upon purchase.
 
Video — your camera can shoot it but not sure where to start? Have you tried video but aren't happy with the results? Shutter, ISO, Aperture — don’t work the same as when taking photos. Need help making sense of it?
 
In this course, we introduce beginner concepts and techniques necessary for shooting video with a DSLR or Mirrorless camera. Targeted at beginning videographers and anyone interested in shooting video, this course covers cinematography basics. 

South Location

We are excited to announce classes at our new pop-up location in south Austin, at 1901 W William Cannon Dr. All classes designated with a "SOUTH LOCATION" marker will take place at this location. All other classes will take place at our flagship store, 2438 W Anderson Ln. Suite B-4. 

Topics Covered

• Choosing a Camera
• Lens Selection
• Basic Stabilization and Tripods
• Basic Storytelling
• Frame Rates
• Shutter Speed, Aperture, ISO in relation to video
• Resolution
• Basic Audio
• Basic Lighting Considerations
• Basic Concepts of Editing

Required Equipment

• Camera - DSLR or Mirrorless that records video
• A freshly formatted memory card
• A fully charged battery
• Note-taking Supplies
• A tripod (optional)

Audience

This course is geared towards beginners in videography. We also assume you are familiar with your camera and it’s use. The concepts covered assume you are a photographer and requires an understanding of intermediate photography concepts - shutter, ISO, aperture, composition. 

Schedule and Format

This is a lecture and hands-on class. The first three hours of class are spent in the Precision Camera classroom covering the concepts outlined above. The last half hour will be spent using your camera to shoot short video clips, try different settings, ask questions and receive one-on-one guidance. 

If you arrive to the class and find the store closed, please head to the auxiliary door on the north side of the building and ring the doorbell. Someone will come to let you in.

About the Instructor

Todd White specializes in fashion, commercial and portrait photography and videography. He is a LUMIX Global Ambassador and a Saramonic Ambassador. His client list includes Facebook, Pinterest, The Alamo, Neiman Marcus and various fashion designers. Todd has photographed with many country music artists including Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert and George Strait. His commercial work has been published in Vogue, British Vogue, Elle, People, the Wall Street Journal as well as other publications. He is an Emmy award-winning Producer and Videographer for the Daytripper TV show on PBS. Todd is an instructor at Precision Camera and Video in Austin, TX.

Please review our class cancellation policy below. 

Class Cancellations

Tier 1: Standard Classes
You can cancel a class registration up to two business days before the class begins and receive a full refund for standard classes. If you register for a tier 1 class and do not show up, your payment will be forfeited. You may reschedule a class only if notice is given before the start time of the class. Unless otherwise stated, class refunds are only issued to customers that provide notice to the store that they would like a refund no later than two business days prior to the class. Refunds will not be issued to customers who sign up for a class but fail to attend.

Minimum Enrollment
Each class needs a minimum number of students to enroll before the class can “make.” If the minimum enrollment has not been met two business days before the class begins, the class will be cancelled. All students who enrolled in the class will be notified by telephone or email, and may transfer to a different class or be issued a refund (see refund procedure). We encourage all students to enroll as soon as registration begins. Please check your phone and email messages, including your SPAM.

How to Reschedule or Cancel a Class
Please contact the store at 512-467-7676 or email classes@precision-camera.com to cancel a class. Class cancellations or requests to be rescheduled that are sent through other channels, such as Facebook or Meetup.com messages, will not be honored.

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