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

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Dandan Liu, Documentary Filmmaker & Cinematographer

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24 Lessons (40m)
    • 1. Course Intro

      1:45
    • 2. Equipment

      0:33
    • 3. Cinematography Overview

      1:23
    • 4. Being Aware of Light

      1:18
    • 5. Setting Up Your Tripod

      1:00
    • 6. Composing Your Images

      1:54
    • 7. Camera Mechanics

      1:21
    • 8. Setting Exposure

      1:49
    • 9. Aperture

      3:10
    • 10. ISO

      1:32
    • 11. ND Filter

      0:47
    • 12. Exposure Recap

      0:35
    • 13. Camera Conclusion

      0:37
    • 14. Music Selection

      1:04
    • 15. Intro to Editing

      0:22
    • 16. The Premiere Pro Interface

      1:09
    • 17. Importing Footage

      2:24
    • 18. Setting Up A Select's Sequence

      4:35
    • 19. Creating a Rough Cut

      5:23
    • 20. Adding Transitions

      2:15
    • 21. Leveling Audio

      0:51
    • 22. Export!

      1:45
    • 23. Rwanda Travel Montage Final Version

      1:20
    • 24. 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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