Teach Yourself VISUALLY Digital Video by Lonzell Watson
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Tips and techniques for shooting and sharing superb digital videos

Never before has video been more popular-or more accessible to the home videographer. Now you can create YouTube-worthy, professional-looking video, with the help of this richly illustrated guide. In a straightforward, simple, highly visual format, Teach Yourself VISUALLY Digital Video demystifies the secrets of great video. With colorful screenshots and illustrations plus step-by-step instructions, the book explains the features of your camera and their capabilities, and shows you how to go beyond "auto" to manually adjust the settings for just the effect you want.Know how to get the most out of your camera, whether it's a high definition video recorder or a still camera with video capabilitiesSet exposure, white balance, and shutter speed to achieve optimum results for your subjectLearn how to edit and enhance your video with after capture softwareShare your work with friends, family, or professional colleagues on the Web, through YouTube, Facebook, MySpace, Google, Yahoo, Flicker, and other sites

Jam packed with hints and simple tips, this handy, full-color visual guide will give you the tools and techniques to create better homemade videos or make the jump from amateur to prosumer.


About Lonzell Watson

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Lonzell Watson is one of the elite few who have obtained Certified Professional status as a Final Cut Pro and Avid Xpress user. Lonzell began his career as a videographer and digital video specialist for the web. He then used this experience to become a writer, director, and producer. His work includes national commercials and television programs for PBS, Fox Sports, the Outdoor Channel, and C-SPAN, and video editing for pop superstar Mariah Carey. Lonzell's talents have also served him well while doing tech work for the traveling Broadway shows The Sound of Music, Singing in the Rain, and On Broadway. In addition to producing his own independent films, Lonzell serves as a trainer and content writer for GeniusDV. His content contains hundreds of published tutorials, and tips that relate to Apple's Final Cut Studio product line. His daily syndicated content is read by thousands of unique visitors each month.
Published January 7, 2010 by Visual. 320 pages
Genres: Computers & Technology. Non-fiction