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Camera & Filming Techniques Training For Journalists

social media training for journalists

Headline offers one on one camera & filming techniques training for journalists and content creators.


This training will provide you with all the necessary technical and artistic skills to record

audio and video for web, television broadcasting and social media applications.


You will learn about mobile video equipment and how to use it.


Upon completion of this training you will not only understand terms as 3-point lighting, rule of thirds
and white balance, but you will also be able to implement them in your professional video recordings.

Overview of the training:

TERMINOLOGY

  • Overview of most common terminology

PRINCIPLES OF VIDEO AND PHOTOGRAPHY

  • Stills vs moving images
  • Sensors vs film
  • Digital vs Analog
  • Lenses: zooms and primes
  • Tripods and cranes

CAMERA ESSENTIALS

  • Iris
  • Focus
  • Zoom
  • Depth of Field
  • Shutter speed
  • White Balance
  • ND Filters
  • Gain
  • Zebra and Peaking

AUDIO ESSENTIALS

  • Inputs: stereo and mono
  • Line vs mic inputs
  • Phantom 48v
  • Levels
  • Microphone types
  • Use of handmic
  • Use of lavalier
  • Wireless mics

COMPOSITION

  • Rule of thirds
  • Do’s and don’ts
  • Foreground and background
  • Shot sizes

EDITING WHILE SHOOTING

  • Decoupage of an action
  • Shooting a subject from multiple angles
  • Crossing the axis

CODECS AND SHOOTING FORMATS

  • Overview of the most common codecs and shooting formats

SHOOTING WITH PHONE CAMERAS

  • Advantages and limitations
  • Accessories to improve quality

SHOOTING WITH GIMBALS AND STABILIZERS

  • How to work with DJI Osmo
  • Camera movements
  • Camera accessories

LIGHTING

  • Working with natural light
  • Different types of lighting sources
  • 3-point lighting
  • Key and fill light
  • Dramatic effects of lighting

PRACTICAL EXERCISES

This training can be adapted to your personal needs and skills and could consist of the complete training or just a part of it.

You need to count about 1 to 2 hours training per above chapter as the training will follow your own desired pace.

The Date

Please contact us to choose the desired dates

The Entry-fee

€100 (VAT excl.) / 2 hours block

The Times

2 hours / day between 11H and 17H

The Location

Diamantlaan 95, 1030 Schaarbeek, Belgium

Are you ready to improve your camera & filming skills?

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