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Nikon D5100: From Snapshots to Great Shots by Rob Sylvan

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12. D5100 Video: Beyond the Basics

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GETTING PROFESSIONAL-LOOKING VIDEO FROM YOUR D5100

Back in Chapter 2, I took you through some of the basics for setting up and using the video recording functions of the D5100. In this bonus chapter, we will take a look at some of the creative things you can do with your video. First, though, let’s take a look at why the video capture feature is such a big deal in a dSLR.

IT’S ALL ABOUT THE LENSES

Video cameras have been around for a long time, so why is it such a big deal that you can now use your dSLR camera to record video? The answer is simple: It’s all about the lenses. If you have any experience using a ...

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