Intro to Videography with Your DSLR/Mirrorless Camera

Learn how to set up your DSLR / MIRRORLESS video camera, and learn the fundamental principles, techniques and theory of videography. This is a great opportunity to learn videography, using proven cinematic techniques from a Tutor with experience in short film and video editing. Some of the course modules will be taught outdoors, to enable students to get shots in all weather conditions. This course will be run in a relaxed but informative atmosphere.

Agenda:

You will learn;

  • Set up; shutter / frame rate / aperture / picture style
  • How to mount your camera; tripod, monopod and other methods
  • Framing and how to crop for Panoramic Aspect Ratio
  • Camera angle / Point Of View POV
  • Shot (filmmaking);wide, long, medium, close up etc
  • Camera Movement Techniques
  • Composition and Negative space
  • Exposure and how to interpret light
  • How to pull focus manually* •Bokeh – intentional blur

Skill Level:

This course is suitable for students who have a thorough working knowledge of their camera and controls, shutter and aperture settings and or have completed a beginners and or intermediate photography / DSLR photography course or similar.

Essential Materials:

Camera Equipment for this course

  • A tripod is recommended for this course
  • A tripod with a standard 3 way / ball-head or fluid head and remote release (if you have them) The tutor will have one tripod for students to share
  • Any adjustable digital DSLR or 4/3rds or MIRRORLESS camera with VIDEO capability, adjustable ISO / film speed settings, adjustable exposure settings; shutter, aperture and manual exposure adjustment i.e. S or TV, A or AV and M exposure modes with manual focus capability.

Recommended; At least one prime or zoom lens with manual focus capability;

  • A set of slip in and/or screw in solid neutral density filter(s) 1,2,3 stop (if you have them) or a variable neutral density filter if you have one
  • A large capacity flash card i.e. 8x GB and above – To record High Definition you will need a card that meets 1 of the 3 requirements below;
  • Record more than 6 mb/s or more – 10 mb/s is recommended
  • Has rating of U1 or above – U3 is recommended
  • Class 8 or above – C10 is recommended
  • An extra battery as you will be your using your camera, and reviewing your video frequently – Please make sure you have fully charged/ recharged all your batteries wether they are charged or not as they lose power over time when not being used and bring your battery charger with you just in case.

Additional items:

  • Weatherproof clothing – warm clothing/jumper, mini umbrella or light rain jacket, etc
  • Own food / snacks and water
  • Note pad and pen
  • Footwear Please note; as there are some uneven and loose surfaces, to participate you must wear enclosed footwear only, no open footwear i.e. sandals can be worn for this course. For safety purposes acceptable footwear is as follows; walking shoes, running shoes, bush walking shoes or hiking boots, (weather-proof footwear is advisable).

Weather:

This one day course will be run in a classroom as well as a mini field trip within the Centre grounds to do videography, which will be held in fine or wet weather, as it can give students an opportunity to capture video, in the field.

Please note; Make sure you have fully charged your batteries and bring your battery charger with you just in case.

Additional items:

  • Own food / snacks and water
  • Note pad and pen

Please note; as there are some uneven and loose surfaces, to participate you must wear enclosed footwear only, no open footwear i.e. sandals can be worn for this course. For safety purposes acceptable footwear is as follows; walking shoes, running shoes, bush walking shoes or hiking boots, (weather-proof footwear is advisable).

About the Tutor:

"My name is Neoklis Bloukos and I have had a passion for photography since I was 14 years old. With 44 years of experience with camera equipment, 25 years as a Press Photographer and 14 years of digital post processing, I am now a professional Photography Tutor, teaching beginners, intermediate and advanced photography at SGSCC.

I am passionate about photography and love to teach and share both classic and modern photography techniques, and believe it is the most significant visual medium on this planet."

Location
127-129 Sutherland Rd
Jannali 2226

Site Directions
West side of Jannali, closest cross street is Louise Street

Public Transport
From Jannali Station walk to the West side along Jannali railway (heading towards Sutherland), the fourth street on the right is Louise Street. Jannali Centre is at the end of Louise Street

Other Information
Accessible toilet and ground floor wheelchair access available
Monday – Friday 8.30am-5.00pm, see Reception for directions to room.
After hours and weekends look for Site Co-ordinator for room directions.

There are drink/snack vending machines onsite. Jannali shopping precinct offers a variety of café and takeaway options, just a 3 x minute drive away.

$147 Limited inc GST
Intro to Videography with Your DSLR/Mirrorless Camera

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