Shooting Video with DSLR & Micro 4/3rds was created to get you up and running using the movie-making capabilities of your camera. You’ll learn the gamut; lenses, exposure settings, microphones, camera rigs and more, regardless of the specific camera model you choose to shoot with.
Get Control of Your Movies
Most cameras have a plethora of settings, but which one is best for you? Whether you are shooting HD, 2K or 4K, we’ll cover which setting are most appropriate given the scene you are shooting.
Focus on Focus
Shooting HD and 4K is unforgiving when it comes to focus and the methods you use for photography don’t always apply. In this tutorial we show you various ways to achieve and maintain critical focus during your shots.
Learn the Science Behind the Art
Understanding how light behaves is critical for problem solving and decision making. This tutorial provides a solid foundation without getting bogged down in the weeds, so that you can make decisions that give you the best images within the available light you’re shooting in.
Steve Martin is the creative force behind Ripple Training and has been using and teaching Final Cut Pro since 1999. Since Final Cut Pro's introduction, he has introduced thousands of people to Final Cut Pro through his classes, workshops and training products. He has consulted and/or trained for Apple, Adobe, Disney, Canon, Walmart and other companies. He is also a writer, producer and avid photographer.Full BioMark Spencer is a bay-area based producer, editor, teacher and writer. Mark is also an Apple-certified instructor for Final Cut Pro X and Motion 5 and the author or coauthor of 5 books on Motion, including the Apple Pro Training Series Motion 5, all from Peachpit Press.Full Bio
Mark Spencer will show you how to give your titles the Tarantino treatment. Learn how to create highly stylized, gritty title sequences for your films, commercials or music videos. This tutorial assumes you are comfortable in Motion.
Jump into the director’s chair as you set up 3D projects, then frame, sweep, dolly and create fluid camera movement throughout your scenes. Learn how to control the camera’s angle of view and focal plane to create cinematic depth of field effects.
Ripple Timelines is a collection of 8 Final Cut Pro X transition effects that create graphical timelines for your videos. Each transition is highly customizable allowing you to change just about everything.