Video Camera 101

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This Video Camera Workshop will cover the basics of camera use and camera settings, and provide a foundation for working with all types of cameras.  It will give participants the confidence to use the manual function when shooting video and will cover topics such as recording formats, white balance, exposure, frame rates, shutter speed, gain, ISO, and Depth of Field.  All camera's and equipment will be provided. 

Want to know how to use your own camera?  For this workshop participants are also welcome to bring in their own camera's so that they can learn how to use them better.  Please note that you are responsible for the care of your own camera if you choose to bring it in for this Workshop. 

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Tuesday January 22 2019, 6:00 - 9:00 pm
Wednesday January 23 2019, 6:00 - 9:00 pm
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Cooper the Film Scientist

Cooper, otherwise known as The Film Scientist, was born in 1970 in Eastern Ontario Canada as Roger David Wilson, in 2018 the name was changed to Cooper. Cooper received a Degree in Film Production in 1993 from Confederation College in Thunder Bay, Ontario. Cooper has since lived and worked in Calgary, Winnipeg and Ottawa and has held a variety of positions in the film industry including cinematographer, lighting technician, lighting & grip co-ordinator at William F. White International Inc and Technical Director at The Independent Filmmakers Co-operative of Ottawa. Cooper presently teaches part-time Media Art Classes with the Nepean Creative Arts Centre and Saw Video in Ottawa Ontario.

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Video Camera 101