Chapter 4

Making Movie Magic

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In This Chapter

arrow Making the transition to “movie think”

arrow Configuring your camera to take movies

arrow Setting an exposure mode

arrow Reviewing movie information

arrow Shooting movies

arrow Playing back and editing movies in-camera

arrow Bringing your A game

The 5D Mark II was heralded as a breakthrough in shooting movies with a dSLR. It provided a relatively inexpensive avenue into film and television for independent filmmakers who wanted to shoot full HD. Not content to be an indie-only phenomenon, the 5D Mark II made it to the big time. The Mark II was used for several point-of-view action shots on the blockbuster movie The Avengers (2012) because of its small size and minimal operator ...

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