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Advanced Final Cut<br />Composition Review<br />
What are some things that make up Good Composition?<br />Obeying the “rule of thirds”<br />Single Point of Focus / Selecti...
Composition Components<br />Review the following:<br />Focal Length<br />Distance between camera and subject<br />Center o...
Camera Shots<br />From Millerson and Owen “Video Production Handbook”<br />ELS (Extreme Long Shot) – shows significant spa...
Dynamic Composition<br />Demonstration of dynamic movements<br />Pan<br />Tilt<br />Zoom<br />Track<br />Dolly<br />Holdin...
Handheld Techniques<br />Occasionally, you may choose to use handheld techniques to bring realism and movement to your pro...
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Composition Review

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A review of some common concepts in dealing with composition and framing in video production.

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  1. 1. Advanced Final Cut<br />Composition Review<br />
  2. 2. What are some things that make up Good Composition?<br />Obeying the “rule of thirds”<br />Single Point of Focus / Selective Focus<br />Avoiding Tonal Mergers, Dimensional Mergers, and Border Mergers<br />Proper Amount of Nose Room<br />Shot Composition in a Minute:<br />http://vimeo.com/1461280<br />
  3. 3. Composition Components<br />Review the following:<br />Focal Length<br />Distance between camera and subject<br />Center of Interest<br />“Rule” of Thirds<br />Nose Room and Head Room<br />Avoiding Mergers<br />High and Low angles<br />Balance<br />
  4. 4. Camera Shots<br />From Millerson and Owen “Video Production Handbook”<br />ELS (Extreme Long Shot) – shows significant space above and/or below the subject<br />LS or WS (Long Shot or Wide Shot) – features the entire person in the frame<br />MS (Medium Shot) – cuts the body just below or above the waist<br />CU (Close-up) – Just above the head to the upper chest<br />ECU (Extreme Close Up) – Detail shot for part of the body<br />
  5. 5. Dynamic Composition<br />Demonstration of dynamic movements<br />Pan<br />Tilt<br />Zoom<br />Track<br />Dolly<br />Holding beginnings and ending<br />Rack Focus<br />Leading the subject<br />
  6. 6. Handheld Techniques<br />Occasionally, you may choose to use handheld techniques to bring realism and movement to your project. <br />You want to make sure that you have a good stabilization system before you shoot the video<br />Try to put your body into position so that you can steadily hold the camera<br />
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