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The DSLR Filmmaker's Handbook: Real-World Production Techniques by Janie L. Geyen, Barry Andersson

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Chapter 15

Workshops

There are a few specialty areas we thought might be fun to cover before you head out and start shooting. In case you want to shoot a scene in a pool or in the ocean, you will need some knowledge of underwater photography and video. Additionally, you might need to know how to rig cameras to a car and shoot coverage in a moving car (or “fake” the movement when you aren’t able to shoot it on the road). Lastly, we will recap changing camera speeds, switching shutter angles, and creating the cinematic look with your DSLR cameras.

A Brief Guide to Underwater Cinematography

(This section on underwater photography/cinematography was graciously contributed by Daniel Brown.)

I can’t think of too many situations less conducive to photography ...

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