Showreel From Scratch – Episode 3: Camera Settings
In this episode of our How To Make a Showreel From Scratch series I will show you the camera settings that are best for filming a showreel scene from scratch.
Firstly, I will show the basic picture profiles and creative styles. That will help to get the highest dynamic range that gives a lot of room for colour grading in post. Then I will show you the white balance options and what to do if there is a mixed light source in the scene. In the third part we will discuss the 3 component of exposure and their secondary function. Finally I will show you how to set the focus manually, even if there is no one there to help you.
Following these advices will allow you to get the most out of your camera and make a lot more professional looking showreel scene for yourself.