Learning Videography

This is my first video made using a Canon DSLR(auto mode) and iMovie on Mac.

New things I have learnt and practiced today are:

Zooming in (I had placed the tripod around 2 feet away from my table, but while looking at the video it seemed not close enough to watch the details. Hence used Cropping–>Crop to fill, to give an effect as if the video was shot from closeup).

Ken Burns for movement of camera on a photo

Adding titles

Auto transitions

Speeding up the video

Volume control of audio

Fade in/out of audio

Things to fix and learn: Shadow, Lighting, Angle, Programmable mode instead of auto mode in DSLR.

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