Most consumer camcorders, point and shoot cameras, and smartphones not only rely on auto focus, but don’t even have the option of manual focus.
“Sound is arguably on par with video as the most important element to be able to manipulate and control during production and post production.
This Special Issue is a culmination of untold many long hours fiddling with cameras and trying to get a shot to work in the DSLR video arena. The transition from shooting with film or standard video to working with a DSLR is an exciting and daunting prospect. It is a combination of technological knowledge and a lot of trial and error.
This is a "live" Special Issue! Check back often both here and in School Video News for new articles and lesson plans.