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

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Introduction

This book is a culmination of untold many long hours fiddling with cameras and trying to get a shot to work in the DSLR video arena. The transition from shooting with film or standard video to working with a DSLR is an exciting and daunting prospect. It is a combination of technological knowledge and a lot of trial and error. This arena is constantly changing as innovations are added or new cameras enter the market. However, we are at a point where there is a DSLR core knowledge base that will provide a foundation for any project. Currently, most DSLR knowledge comes from word of mouth or from “some blog or forum that I once read.” Tips and disinformation are given equal footing, and ultimately everyone is stuck holding a camera ...

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