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From the world's leading travel guide publisher comes Lonely Planet's Best Ever Video Tips, the latest title in the stylish and snappy "Lonely Planet's Best Ever" series. Learn how to shoot and share better travel videos with 50 bite-sized, cleverly illustrated tips on assembling a kit, shooting techniques, editing and sharing. Designed for the novice and experienced videographer alike, this handy-sized guide will give you the skills to capture great moments on film with your smartphone, tablet or digital camera. Authors: Lonely Planet About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves. 'Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.' -- Fairfax Media 'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.' - New York Times Lonely Planet guides have won the TripAdvisor Traveler's Choice Award in 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015.
Create content and build a YouTube channel like a pro Written by a successful YouTube channel producer, YouTube Channels For Dummies shows you how to create content, establish a channel, build an audience, and successfully monetize video content online. Beginning with the basics, it shows you how to establish a channel, join a partner program, and develop a content plan. Next, you'll gain insight into how to create content that builds a channel, enhance the viral nature of a video, encourage subscriptions, and earn repeat views. If that weren't enough, you'll go on even further to learn how to get the word out about your channel and discover ways to enhance your potential profits. That's a lot of info but it's easily digestible and simple to put into practice when it's provided in the accessible and trusted For Dummies format. YouTube is the third most-visited website on the Internet, making it prime real estate for anyone seeking customers, celebrity, or education. If you want to harness this irresistible platform and reach a global platform, YouTube Channels For Dummies makes it easy. In no time, you'll have the know-how to create a YouTube channel with regular subscribers who watch, re-watch, and share your videos. * Includes ten easy tips for growing a raptured YouTube audience * Details how to enhance the viral nature of a video * Shows you how to create and maintain a YouTube channel that generates views and revenue * Written by the producer of a leading YouTube channel
Create great videos and post them on the Web Here is the ultimate guide to planning, creating, editing, and sharing video content online. You will discover how to shoot professional-quality videos, edit the files, prepare clips for posting online, and share video projects through a variety of websites, blogs, and podcasts. Hands-on tutorials for the easiest and best video editing software for use on PCs and Macs are included.The book also features a valuable overview of camera techniques, story-telling concepts, and advice on lighting and sound.
MEDIA COMPOSER 6: PROFESSIONAL EFFECTS AND COMPOSITING teaches film and video editors about the full range of effects available in Media Composer. Along with its counterpart, Media Composer 6: Professional Picture and Sound Editing, this book provides the foundation for Media Composer Professional Certification through an Avid Learning Partner. In this thorough guide, you'll go far beyond the basics and learn how to apply, design, and build your own effects; how to make full use of all of Media Composer's effects nesting techniques; how to composite various elements using different types of keys; and how to animate effects using keyframes and the motion tracker. You'll also get familiar with the Avid FX interface that comes bundled with Media Composer. Media Composer is a powerful tool, the standard editing system used by professionals in the film and television industries. Go beyond the basics and take a giant step toward your mastery of this important software with Media Composer 6: Professional Effects and Compositing. MEDIA COMPOSER 6: PROFESSIONAL EFFECTS AND COMPOSITING (course # MC205) is part of the Avid Learning Series. To find more books on Media Composer, Pro Tools, Sibelius, or any other Avid product, visit www.courseptr.com/avid.
Prepare to experience YouTube's best and most-talked video clips! YouTube is the world's number one video-sharing website and hosts over 150 million clips, many with the power to make us laugh, gasp -and even shed a tear. The Most Incredible YouTube Videos Ever! is an expertly curated collection of the website's greatest clips and a celebration of the continuing creativity of YouTube posters. Exploring more than 150 clips and with each entry carrying a QR code, the reader is instantly able to watch the site's most amazing clips. From the world famous and global viral hits to highly creative and the not so well known, this is the perfect gift for YouTube fanatics or those new to the site.
As most new camera owners know, the latest models of today's digital SLR cameras can capture HD video as well as still images. But the camera manuals offer little specific guidance on how to shoot good video. DAVID BUSCH'S DSLR MOVIE SHOOTING COMPACT FIELD GUIDE is a concise reference loaded with detailed tips and techniques for shooting video with today's popular digital SLR cameras. The book explains the purpose and function of the dSLR's basic movie controls and makes clear the sometimes confusing world of file formats, resolution, aperture/priority exposure, autofocus modes, frame rates, storyboards, lighting, audio, and much more. Packed with easy-to-access, color-coded information, clear descriptions and recommendations, and a broad range of illustrations and examples, this book will take the mystery out of making movies with your dSLR, no matter which popular camera model or brand you own.
Take your video projects to the next level with the power of green screen! This easy-to-follow guide clearly explains green screen technology and shows, step-by-step, how to dream up and create professional-grade video effects. Written by a teacher-maker-librarian, The Green Screen Makerspace Project Book features 25 low-cost DIY projects that include materials lists, start-to-finish instructions, and detailed photos. You will get coverage of software that readers at any skill level, in any makerspace-from a library to a living room-can use to produce videos with high-quality green screen effects. *Learn about the history and evolution of green screen *Explore the underlying science and technology *Build your own inexpensive-or free!-green screen *Choose a suitable lighting kit or find the best natural light *Put it all together and create visually interesting presentations *Edit your videos using PC, Mac, and Chromebook programs
Creative professionals seeking the fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn Adobe After Effects CC (2019 release) choose Adobe After Effects CC Classroom in a Book (2019 release) from Adobe Press. The 15 project-based lessons in this book show users step-by-step the key techniques for working in After Effects. Learn how to create, manipulate, and optimize motion graphics for film, video, DVD, the web, and mobile devices. Gain hands-on experience animating text and images, customizing a wide range of effects, tracking and syncing content, rotoscoping, distorting and warping images and video, and correcting color. Create Motion Graphics templates in After Effects so colleagues can make specific edits in Premiere Pro without accidentally changing other critical settings. Learn to create 3D content with both After Effects and Maxon Cinema 4D Lite (included with the software). The online companion files include all the necessary assets for readers to complete the projects featured in each chapter. All buyers of the book get full access to the Web Edition: A Web-based version of the complete ebook enhanced with video and multiple-choice quizzes.
At long last, film and video editors are using the same systems to edi t their projects, and Editing Digital Film is the guide to show them h ow to do it. This concise reference provides video and film editors fa miliar with the Avid, Media 100, and Final Cut Pro systems with crucia l information they will need to edit on all three of these systems. In addition to showing film editors and directors working on DV projects how to edit for this new format, this text also clarifies the NLE pro cess to those familiar with traditional film editing.
The Apple-Certified Way to Learn This fully updated Apple-certified guide presents a real-world workflow from raw media to finished project to demonstrate the features of Final Cut Pro X 10.4 and the practical techniques you will use in editing projects. Using professionally acquired media, you'll utilize the same tools and editing techniques used by editors worldwide in this revolutionary editing software. Renowned editor and master trainer Brendan Boykin starts with basic video editing techniques and takes you all the way through Final Cut Pro's powerful features. The lessons start as real world as it gets--with an empty application. After downloading the media files, you will be guided through creating a project from scratch to finished draft. The basic workflow and tools are covered in Lessons 1 through 4 where you create a rough cut. The real-world workflow continues through the remaining lessons as you take the basic project and enhance it with a dive into more robust features including the newest Final Cut Pro X 10.4 tools for 360 editing, precision color grading, and more. - Downloadable lesson and media files to work sequentially through exercises for hours of hands-on training. - Focused lessons teach concepts and take students step by step through professional, real-world editing scenarios to create a final project. - Chapter review questions summarize what students learn to prepare them for the Apple certification exam. - Web Edition provides full text of the book available online with revised content for significant software updates. The Apple Pro Training Series is both a self-paced learning tool and the official curriculum of the Apple Training and Certification program. Upon completing the course material in this guide, you can become Apple Certified by passing the certification exam at an Apple Authorized Training Center. To find an Apple Authorized Training Center near you, please visit training.apple.com.
MEDIA COMPOSER 6: PART 2-EFFECTS ESSENTIALS is for video editors who understand the basics of the editing tools in Media Composer and are ready to move ahead and learn the fundamentals of compositing within Avid Media Composer 6, the non-linear film/video editing application used in most movie and television productions. This book/DVD combo, an official Avid Learning Series User Level guide, provides a solid foundation in Media Composer audio and video effects capabilities and, in conjunction with Media Composer 6: Part 1-Editing Essentials, will prepare you for Avid's User Level certification in Media Composer 6. You will be taken through the basic effects-building interface; then, using a real-world, hands-on approach, you'll learn fundamental audio adjustments and effects, multilayered video compositing, tracking, stabilization, various retiming methods, and basic color-grading techniques. This official training course is a crucial step in mastering Avid Media Composer, the standard editing system used by professionals in the film and television industries. MEDIA COMPOSER 6: PART 2-EFFECTS ESSENTIALS is part of the Avid Learning Series. To find more books on Media Composer, Pro Tools, Sibelius, or any other Avid product, visit www.courseptr.com/avid.
This book is for anyone who wants to take their image editing skills to the next level and unleash their creative flair. Through the use of project-based examples, this book expands the possibilities for digital image editing and reveals an exciting new world for anyone who wants to work with digital images.
MEDIA COMPOSER 6: PROFESSIONAL PICTURE AND SOUND EDITING will give you the skills and in-depth, under-the-hood knowledge you need to distinguish yourself as a true editing professional and go for the high-profile jobs you want. With the step-by-step guidance in this book, you'll learn the skills you need to work on big-budget productions: media management (become the media management guru others look to for expert advice), advanced picture editing (learn precision cutting techniques and how to master Script Integration for long-form projects), and advanced sound editing (learn to impress your producer by creating great audio mixes). The book includes media and projects that you can work with at your own pace. As an official part of the Avid Learning Series for Media Composer, MEDIA COMPOSER 6: PROFESSIONAL PICTURE AND SOUND EDITING, along with its counterpart, Media Composer 6: Professional Effects and Compositing, will prepare you for Professional Media Composer 6 certification at an Avid Learning Partner. MEDIA COMPOSER 6: PROFESSIONAL PICTURE AND SOUND EDITING (Course # MC 201) is part of the Avid Learning Series. To find more books on Media Composer, Pro Tools, Sibelius, or any other Avid product, visit www.courseptr.com/avid.
***Axiom Business Book Award Winner!*** Something massive is shifting in the world of entertainment. Across the planet, humans spend more of their free time watching video than doing anything else. But increasingly it's not TV they're watching, but online video. In 2016, Swedish vlogger PewDiePie made a record $15 million from his YouTube videos, beating Hollywood A-listers like Harrison Ford, Julia Roberts and Amy Adams. Something massive is shifting in the world of entertainment. Since its founding in 2005, YouTube has become the first and only truly global media platform, with over a billion users worldwide. It has changed the media industry as profoundly as the development of radio, film and television. In Streampunks, YouTube's Chief Business Officer Robert Kyncl gets to the heart of this creative revolution through behind-the-scenes stories of its biggest stars - YouTubers like Tyler Oakley, Lilly Singh, and Casey Neistat-and the dealmakers brokering the future of media, like Scooter Braun, who scouted 12-year old Justin Bieber on YouTube, and Vice media mogul Shane Smith who used the platform to turn young people onto news and current affairs. By giving anyone with a smartphone their own TV channel, YouTube is fuelling a new creative boom. Not only is it generating the new faces of entertainment, but also changing how students are taught, how social issues are discussed and how small businesses advertise and develop. Streampunks is the definitive book on the modern pop-culture juggernaut Youtube, the platform remaking the face of entertainment.
Lighting for Animation is designed with one goal in mind - to make you a better artist. Over the course of the book, Jasmine Katatikarn and Michael Tanzillo (Senior Lighting TDs, Blue Sky Studios) will train your eye to analyze your work more critically, and teach you approaches and techniques to improve your craft. Focusing on the main philosophies and core concepts utilized by industry professionals, this book builds the foundation for a successful career as a lighting artist in visual effects and computer animation. Inside you'll find in-depth instruction on: * Creating mood and storytelling through lighting * Using light to create visual shaping * Directing the viewer's eye with light and color * Gathering and utilizing reference images * Successfully lighting and rendering workflows * Render layers and how they can be used most effectively * Specific lighting scenarios, including character lighting, environment lighting, and lighting an animated sequence * Material properties and their work with lighting * Compositing techniques essential for a lighter * A guide on how to start your career and achieve success as a lighting artist This book is not designed to teach software packages-there are websites, instructional manuals, online demos, and traditional courses available to teach you how to operate specific computer programs. That type of training will teach you how to create an image; this book will teach you the technical skills you need to make that image beautiful. Key Features Stunning examples from a variety of films serve to inspire and inform your creative choices. Unique approach focuses on using lighting as a storytelling tool, rather than just telling you which buttons to press. Comprehensive companion website contains lighting exercises, assets, challenges, and further resources to help you expand your skillset.
The revised twelfth edition of Video Production: Disciplines and Techniques introduces readers to the operations underlying video production. It provides thorough coverage of the theory and techniques readers need to know, balancing complexity with practical how-to information about detailed subjects in a concise, conversational style. The book has been updated to incorporate recent changes in the video production pipeline-emphasizing digital video, non-linear video production, streaming platforms, and mobile production-while maintaining the foundational, nuanced, teamwork-based approach that has made the book popular. Each chapter includes key takeaways, review questions, and on-set exercises, and a comprehensive glossary defines all the key production terms discussed. An accompanying eResource includes downloadable versions of the forms and paperwork used in the book, in addition to links to further online resources.
Digital Video and HD: Algorithms and Interfaces provides a
one-stop shop for the theory and engineering of digital video
systems. Equally accessible to video engineers and those working in
computer graphics, Charles Poynton s revision to his classic text
covers emergent compression systems, including H.264 and VP8/WebM,
and augments detailed information on JPEG, DVC, and MPEG-2 systems.
This edition also introduces the technical aspects of file-based
workflows and outlines the emerging domain of metadata, placing it
in the context of digital video processing.
The use of digital cameras, personal computers and the Internet has made producing and distributing multimedia content easier today than ever before. The new ISO/MPEG-7 standard enables navigation through this wealth of audio-visual content and is set to revolutionise multimedia technology. Introduction to MPEG-7 takes a systematic approach to the standard and provides a unique overview of the principles and concepts behind audio-visual indexing, metadata description, information retrieval and browsing.
* An essential resource for anyone who wants to get up and running with this popular video-editing application, from amateur and hobbyist filmmakers to professionals who want to explore the possibilities of editing on a PC* Explains how to shoot good footage, get digital video onto a PC, set up a Premiere production studio, edit clips, add effects, work with audio, and output the finished product or share it online* Released day and date with the new software version, the book covers the latest Premiere features and improvements* Keith Underdahl, the author of Digital Video For Dummies (0-7645-4114-5) and other books on digital video, has broad experience as both an amateur videographer and professional video producer
With the shift from film to digital, a new view of the future of cinematography has emerged. Today s successful cinematographer must be equal parts artist, technician, and business-person. The cinematographer needs to master the arts of lighting, composition, framing and other aesthetic considerations, as well as the technology of digital cameras, recorders, and workflows, and must know how to choose the right tools (within their budget) to get the job done. David Stump s "Digital Cinematography" focusses primarily on the tools and technology of the trade, looking at how digital cameras work, the ramifications of choosing one camera versus another, and how those choices help creative cinematographers to tell a story.
This book empowers you to both correctly choose the right camera and workflow for your project from today s incredibly varied options, as well as understand the ins and outs of implementing those options. Stump sheds a light on the confusing advantages and disadvantages of shooting theatrical features using digital technology and what it can or can t do.
Topics covered include:
* Detailed coverage of Arriflex, Blackmagic, Canon, Ikonoskop, Panasonic, Panavision, Phantom, Red, Silicon Imaging, Sony, and Weisscam digital motion picture cameras
* Coverage of a wide variety of lenses, including Angenieux, Canon, Cooke, Fujinon, Hawk, Leica, Panavision, Red, Schneider, Sony, UniqOptics, Vantage, and Zeiss
* Coverage of recorders, displays, and look management tools
* Exposure theory tips learn how to correctly expose digital cameras
* Focusing tips learn how to focus digital cameras correctly
* Checklists to help design digital workflows
* Practical tips on preparation prepare for shooting a digital motion picture like a professional
* Camera set-up and operation, color management, digital intermediates, 3D stereo cinematography, future trends, and much more
If you aspire to be a successful cinematographer in this new digital age, or if you already are a working cinematographer in need of a resource to help you stay on top of your game, this is a must-read book. "
Discover how to create professional-quality digital videos--faster than you can say "lights, camera, action"
Digital video cameras are everywhere--even on our phones But cameras don't make great movies; filmmakers do. Written by a seasoned pro with 40 years of teaching experience, "Digital Filmmaking for Beginners" is your fully illustrated introduction to all technical aspects of digital filmmaking.
Featuring clear, concise instruction--accompanied by online video demonstrations--this comprehensive guide covers the best methods and techniques to plan and script projects; set up lighting, microphones, and cameras; and shoot, edit, and apply postproduction effects and other finishing touches. Whether you're an amateur film buff or an aspiring professional videographer, this is the source for everything you need to bring your ideas from the page to the screen.
Coverage includes: Best practices to ensure smooth operations in all project phases, from planning to post production Recommendations on selecting and purchasing cameras, filming gear, and the best editing and effects software to fit your budget and needs Advice on planning, shooting, editing, and other technical elements Fully illustrated tutorials on composition, framing, and other visual storytelling techniques Exclusive bonus online content, including finished video demonstrations of key filmmaking techniques and informative articles
Creative professionals seeking the fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn Adobe Premiere Pro CC (2018 release) choose Adobe Premiere Pro CC Classroom in a Book (2019 release) from Adobe Press. The 18 project-based lessons in this book show users step-by-step the key techniques for working in Premiere Pro. Learn to edit video in Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2019 and get the most out of your workflow. Learn how to take a project from beginning to end, organize media, add audio, create transitions, produce titles and captions, and add effects. Take your projects further by sweetening and mixing sound, compositing footage, adjusting color, using advanced editing techniques, managing projects, working with 360 video for VR headsets, animating graphics and video, exporting, and much more. Workflows incorporating Adobe Photoshop, Adobe After Effects, and Adobe Audition expand your creative options. The online companion files include all the necessary assets for readers to complete the projects featured in each chapter as well as ebook updates when Adobe releases relevant new features for Creative Cloud customers. All buyers of the book get full access to the Web Edition: a Web-based version of the complete ebook enhanced with video and multiple-choice quizzes.
Creative professionals seeking the fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn Adobe After Effects CC (2017 release) choose Adobe After Effects CC Classroom in a Book (2017 release) from Adobe Press. The 14 project-based lessons in this book show users step-by-step the key techniques for working in After Effects. Learn how to create, manipulate, and optimize motion graphics for film, video, DVD, the web, and mobile devices. Gain hands-on experience animating text and images, customizing a wide range of effects, tracking and syncing content, rotoscoping, and correcting color. Learn to create 3D content with both After Effects and Maxon Cinema 4D Lite (included with the software). The online companion files include all the necessary assets for readers to complete the projects featured in each chapter as well as ebook updates when Adobe releases new features for Creative Cloud customers. All buyers of the book get full access to the Web Edition: a Web-based version of the complete ebook enhanced with video and interactive multiple-choice quizzes. As always with the Classroom in a Book, Instructor Notes are available for teachers to download.
Create complex composites with Blackmagic Fusion. Learn the basics of node-based compositing and get up to speed quickly so you can undertake your own compositing projects. In Digital Compositing with Blackmagic Fusion: Essential Techniques, industry veteran Lee Lanier covers the most important components, tools, and workflows any serious compositor needs to know. Practice your knowledge and skill as you read the book with the included mini-tutorials and longer chapter tutorials. An accompanying eResource features video image sequences, 3D renders, and other tutorial materials, allowing you to immediately practice the discussed techniques. Critical topics in this book include: Tool / Node networks Color space and color channels Transformations Masking and rotoscoping Keyframing and animation splines Green screen keying The Fusion 3D environment Color grading and color manipulation Filter tools Motion tracking Particle simulation Stereoscopic workflow
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