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Presented by the guru Alister Chapman, Director of Photography and Sony Expert. 
Morning: Sony’s Handheld Camcorders and instant HDR. (2.5 to 3 hours)
Understanding sensor size and how it affects the cameras performance.
Overview of Sony’s codecs, AVCHD, XDCAM(Mpeg HD) and XAVC.
Dual recording, relay record and media management.
Features found in Sony’s latest cameras -
S&Q motion. How to shoot slow motion and time-lapse.
Clear Image Zoom. Extending the zoom range electronically.
Picture Profiles (overview).
Instant HDR - What is HDR and how can I shoot HDR content really easily.
Overview of some of the handheld models available.
Afternoon: Sony’s large sensor cameras and controlling how your images look. (3 to 3.5 hours).
Overview of Sony’s large sensor cameras.
Introduction to gamma and color, what is it, how does it work?
Exposure and noise. The relationship between how you expose and how much noise will be in your images.
Hypergammas and Cinegammas - a simple way to improve your images.
Shooting with S-Log. It’s easy , but you need to understand how it works.
Practical demo: Shooting with each type of gamma and exposing each correctly.
Workflow: Overview of how to work with log or raw in post production.

When and where?

Visual Impact
1 Glynville Terrace
Cape Town
South Africa

Thu 17 May 2018 at 9:30 AM (SAST)
Thu 17 May 2018 at 4:30 PM (SAST)

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marius van straaten