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Keep it Simple: Video for Photographers

via CreativeLive


Videography just got easy. Lindsay Adler and Jeff Rojas are going to show how to apply your existing rockstar photography skills to capturing video — without investing in fancy equipment or learning complicated technical jargon.

This CreativeLive course will focus on simple, easy-to-implement videography techniques. You’ll learn how the photography gear you already own can be repurposed for video. You’ll also explore the lighting basics essential to capturing motion. You’ll build concrete strategies for integrating filming and editing video into your existing photography workflow. Lindsay and Jeff will share their unique techniques for using video as a way to tell stories and for integrating your one-of-a-kind style into your video work.

Whether you’re looking to add a lucrative new dimension to your photography business or ready to capture compelling home movies, this course will demystify videography and give you the tools you need to film and edit like a pro.


  • Class Introduction
  • Video for Photographers Part 1
  • Video for Photographers Part 2
  • Gear Basics
  • Gear Breakdown
  • Essentials for Shooting Video Part 1
  • Essentials for Shooting Video Part 2
  • Gear for Lateral and Vertical Movement
  • Gear for Staying Mobile
  • Focusing Techniques
  • Audio Overview Part 1
  • Audio Overview Part 2
  • Audio Recording Accessories
  • Introduction to Setup
  • Lighting for Video
  • Shoot: Boudoir Lighting Part 1
  • Shoot: Boudoir Lighting Part 2
  • Shoot: Boudoir Movement Part 1
  • Shoot: Boudoir Movement Part 2
  • Shoot: Boudoir Movement Part 3
  • Three Point Lighting
  • Shoot: Noir Lighting Part 1
  • Shoot: Noir Lighting Part 2
  • General Q&A
  • Shoot: Noir Audio Part 1
  • Shoot: Noir Audio Part 2
  • Shoot: Noir Audio Part 3
  • Gear Essentials
  • Video Storage
  • Editing Video in Photoshop Part 1
  • Editing Video in Photoshop Part 2
  • Editing in Premiere
  • Building the Sequence in Premiere
  • Editing Audio
  • Editing Video to Audio
  • Video Delivery Options
  • Transitions
  • Using Presets
  • Exporting Video in Premiere
  • Bonus Video: Kiss Video Presentation

Taught by

Lindsay Adler and Jeff Rojas

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