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You will generally get the following guidance if you take courses on presentation skills (this list from write-out-loud.com) Slow speech is usually regarded as less than 110 wpm, or words per minute. Conversational speech generally falls between 120 wpm at the slow end, to 150 - 200 wpm in the fast range. People who read books for radio or podcasts are ...


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For the three main rotations of the camera you have pan (rotation around the vertical axis), tilt (rotation around the axis passing left to right through the camera), roll (rotation through the axis passing through the center of the lens). Then there are the three main movements along those same axis. Pedestal is a movement along the vertical axis. ...


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The quality of the image is a big part of why film has been preferred for so long. This Wikipedia article (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Digital_versus_film_photography) really outlines well the technical advantages. However, you asked about favoritism between the two formats. I think another consideration is cost, familiarity, and accessibility. When I got ...


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Find some people IRL who share your interest and enthusiasm for filmmaking. They don't have to be professionals, and you don't have to pay for a fancy film school, but opening a discussion with real people about technique is the best way to start learning. Watch movies with these people, press the pause button when something grabs your attention, and talk ...


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Remember its all about the story. How to tell the story. And the tools you use to tell it. Editing, lighting, special effects and sound (are the tools used to tell your story.) Remember: story, story, story. Starting out: A good entry level camera to start filming with by Tom Antos. ...


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When I was first looking for a good portable camera, the LX100 was on the top of the list. When looking at research, the LX100 provides great IQ (at 4k) in a good compact device for the price. If you have not already looked at these sites, I would suggest looking up TheCameraStore review on YouTube, CameraLabs, Dpreview, and EOSHD. LX100 does also have ...


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Film may have better long-term archival stability. For theatrical exhibition, 35mm film still has a more uniform distribution and exhibition system outside the US and Europe. People like Chris Nolan prefer to use film because there aren't any widely-available digital processess that can do an IMAX-style presentation, with a huge negative area and screen. ...


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Quite simply, the quality of digital only recently overtook film. Film is capable of capturing both high resolution (due to it's large size) and high dynamic range (due to it's chemistry). It allowed for very high quality images captured very quickly which was ideal for the film industry. Early in the development of high end digital cameras, the primary ...


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The digital chain has so many advantages unrelated to quality that as soon as it reached a 'good enough' level for capture the playing field tilted for good in its favor. And of course it didn't stop improving at 'good enough'. As a taking medium, celluloid film still has the sort of hard-to-define characteristics that make some pine for vinyl music. But ...


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Don't shoot handheld and don't use a phone. Baring that, use stabilization such as a steadicam or steadicam jr (if using a tripod really isn't an option), use lots of well controlled lighting (phone cameras suck at low light) and plan your shots out very carefully. Use external audio recording rather than the phone's built in mic and do a lot of grading ...


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The big issue when shooting with phones is not the resolution, it's the dynamic range. Your videos will have low contrast and the colors won't be very vivid. Although I've never seen reviews of the Nokia 808, I imagine it also suffers from noise in low light conditions. To fix the issues with contrast and color, run your footage through a color correction ...


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getting a steadi-cam for the mobile phone can make a difference, they are not that expensive from the likes of eBay or Amazon and can take the hand shake out. if there is something particular that you are trying to achieve, maybe you could explain it a bit more with maybe a few images or example of what your getting and what you want


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They mean the exact same thing they do in the photography context. The mm measurement is the focal length. It determines the angle of view the lens produces (ie, how "zoomed in" it appears.) Lenses with a range are zoom lenses where the angle of view can be adjusted. "Zoom" is otherwise not a meaningful thing. Optically, zoom just means you can change ...


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There are two main things you want to do here. First, use a lower camera angle for your main camera. You are shooting from substantially above your speaker which makes them seem diminished and small, but you want them to be the focus of attention. Shoot from eye level or slightly below eye level to give them a feeling of more importance in the scene. ...


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There are several sources of difference, but you should be able to handle them all with some work. The first difference will be depth of field. A full frame camera has a shallower depth of field at a given angle of view because it can achieve the same angle of view with a longer lens. You can compensate for this by using a smaller aperture (higher ...


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Do you have the option to display your answer in text on the screen as you're saying it? You could probably speak faster: The viewers would be reading along anyway, so if you were unintelligible for a few words, the viewers would still get the meaning. I agree with @DrMayhem about speech speeds, but I think you can get away with 175-200 wpm and not sound ...


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It is specifically a rolling shutter artifact combined with a wagon wheel effect. It is simply that the scene is only illuminated for a portion of the frame read. You can actually observe the same thing in still photography when you take a flash photo above the sync speed of the camera (because the flash is not long enough to cover the full exposure and ...


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There is no "most used". You use whatever is appropriate for the exposure conditions you have and the desired aperture and shutter speed (and ISO, though turning down ISO is almost always better than using an ND filter if it is an option). The more light you have, the more wide open the aperture and the slower the shutter speed, the heavier the weight of ...


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Actors certainly have no rights to the footage itself, without other agreement, that would belong to the cameraman shooting the footage, however, just because they don't have claim to the footage doesn't mean they don't have claim to the contents of the footage. The writers most likely have copyright for the script content they produced, the director has ...


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There is one Youtube channel with tons of tutorials on simple, affordable filming techniques. I get most of my inspirations from there: http://www.youtube.com/user/filmriot



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