Whether you’re a working professional, an aspiring filmmaker or the home/office paparazzi, the power of the medium–to inform, to entertain and to inspire–flows not from the camera but from the craft: the fine-tuning of a viewer’s perceptions. When you think of the camera as the viewer’s brain and yourself as a surgeon, you’re ahead of the game.
VIDEO RULES will dramatically shorten your learning curve, showing you how to:
COMPOSE IRRESISTIBLE IMAGES
HARNESS THE EMOTIONAL FORCE OF AUDIO
GET INTERVIEW SUBJECTS TO SPEAK IN COMPLETE SENTENCES
PREPARE FOR A WAR ZONE AND LIVE TO TELL THE STORY
GROW A BULLETPROOF CAREER
Veteran cameraman and producer Dave Lent distills forty years of know-how–shooting news, documentaries, sports, business and entertainment–into a set of simple, easy-tograsp principles. With passion, practice and VIDEO RULES as your guide, the stories you shoot will be the ones people remember .