Shooting Movies with the D7500

As you’ve probably gathered, movie making is an extension of the live view concept. Once you’ve directed the output of the sensor to the LCD, capturing it as a video file—with audio—is relatively easy. All the focus modes and AF-area modes described for plain old live view can be applied to movie making.

If you’ve absorbed all the basics of live view from Chapter 14, you need only a little more information to begin capturing video. First, here are some considerations to think about:

  • Stills, too. You can take a cropped high-resolution still photograph even while you’re shooting a movie clip by pressing the shutter release all the way down. You won’t miss a still shot because you’re shooting video. However, ...

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