Objectives: In this unit you will work with DSLR cameras. You will manually set-up each shot adjusting the aperture, shutter speed, and ISO.
Standards: AVTFII-1: Demonstrate employability skills required by business and industry. The following elements should be integrated throughout the content of this course. 1.1 Communicate effectively through writing, speaking, listening, reading, and interpersonal abilities. 1.2 Demonstrate creativity with multiple approaches to ask challenging questions resulting in innovative procedures, methods, and products. 1.3 Exhibit critical thinking and problem solving skills to locate, analyze, and apply information in career planning and employment situations. 1.4 Model work readiness traits required for success in the workplace including integrity, honesty, accountability, punctuality, time management, and respect for diversity. 1.5 Apply the appropriate skill sets to be productive in a changing, technological, and diverse workplace to be able to work independently, interpret data, and apply teamwork skills. 1.6 Present a professional image through appearance, behavior, and language.
AVTFII-3: Identify and demonstrate specified operational and set-up/maintenance procedures. 3.1 Review basic electrical needs for a production 3.2 Review types of audio/video/data connectors and cables.
Essential Questions: What are some of the differences between a DSLR camera and a consumer camera? How can we use ISO, shutter speed, and aperture to properly expose a shot?
Activity 1: PowerPoint and Video
Step 1: Review the following PowerPoint on DSLR camera use located HERE. Step 2: Check out the video HERE for tips on setting up your camera.
How to Setup DSLR for Video
Activity 2: Quiz
Step 1: Complete the following quiz on DSLR cameras HERE.
Activity 3: Hands on Work
Step 1: Demo with DSLR Step 2: Group shoot. Check out all necessary equipment and use the activity sheet located HERE to get extensive practice with your DSLR camera. Step 3: Put the footage into a Premiere Project and onto timeline. Add CG's for all of your camera settings on each shot just like our level 1 scavenger hunts.
Unit Reflection Checklist
- Unit Completed ___ Read and Review DLSR Powerpoint Presentation ___ Complete DSLR Quiz ___ Watch all tutorial videos ___ Complete the DSLR shooting assignment