Learning contents

In this course everything revolves around the essential factors that determine the picture. What does aperture, ISO or gain mean, which white balance is the right one for which lighting situation? We go through all the essential functions of DSLR’s and video cameras, establish connections between the individual functions and explain the technical background.


What are the essential factors that determine the image? We consider:

  • Aperture
  • Sensor sizes and significance for the image
  • ISO / Gain – advantages and disadvantages
  • White balance
  • Shutter and related effects
  • Image Profiles and LUT’s
  • Quality factors of optics
  • Lens mounts
  • Unterschiede DSLRs vs. Camcorder
  • Assets and drawbacks

Key data

Target group: beginners to advanced learners
playing time: 35 minutes
Tutor: Martin Kahl

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