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Document Your Adventures: How to Film and Edit a Travel Montage

Dandan Liu, Documentary Filmmaker & Cinematographer

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24 Videos (40m)
    • Course Intro

      1:45
    • Equipment

      0:33
    • Cinematography Overview

      1:23
    • Being Aware of Light

      1:18
    • Setting Up Your Tripod

      1:00
    • Composing Your Images

      1:54
    • Camera Mechanics

      1:21
    • Setting Exposure

      1:49
    • Aperture

      3:10
    • ISO

      1:32
    • ND Filter

      0:47
    • Exposure Recap

      0:35
    • Camera Conclusion

      0:37
    • Music Selection

      1:04
    • Intro to Editing

      0:22
    • The Premiere Pro Interface

      1:09
    • Importing Footage

      2:24
    • Setting Up A Select's Sequence

      4:35
    • Creating a Rough Cut

      5:23
    • Adding Transitions

      2:15
    • Leveling Audio

      0:51
    • Export!

      1:45
    • Rwanda Travel Montage Final Version

      1:20
    • Travel montage course conclusion

      1:09
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About This Class

This course teaches you how to create a travel montage, a poetic film that stitches together all of your favorite filmed memories taken on your adventures. Contrary to what you might think, making a travel montage is not difficult, but a fantastic way to learn how to film and edit. Whether it's with your iPhone or dSLR, this course will teach you step-by-step all you need to know: how to compose, shoot, and edit your own artistic travel film. 

By the end of this course, you will have a travel montage ready to post and share with your friends and family. Souvenirs don't get better than this!

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Dandan Liu

Documentary Filmmaker & Cinematographer

I come from a long line of scientists, so I'm not called the "black sheep" of the family, but the "genetic mutant" as a self-taught commercial and documentary filmmaker. My love of filmmaking came when I embarked on a four year journey living with people of different religions and lifestyles around the world. From waking up at 3 am with Zen Buddhist monks in Japan to running a guesthouse with nuns in Jerusalem, I started making films as a way to understand the local realities around me. These...

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