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Video Basics with Your DSLR

Photo: Person taking a video

CCOM 9110

So your DSLR allows you to make your own mini-movies. Your visions of becoming the next Spielberg are growing daily...but how do you progress from shooting so-so footage to editing and showing your own “finished“ short movie? This class gives you the introduction to video that you’ve been looking for. Enrol and get the know-how and the show-how to make better videos!

Find out how to shoot, light and edit your movies; using iMovie or associated programs, add the finishing touches and effects and finally add your own soundtrack. With the latest information and lots of hands on instruction to shoot and edit, this friendly guide walks you through the complexities of starting with a simple idea and transforming it into the next “Ben Hur”!


Please bring a Digital SLR camera, with extra batteries and/or charger, a tripod (if you have one) and an external flash (optional).

Course details

Dates: Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019 (1 class)
Time: 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Location: UNB Fredericton campus (campus map)
9 Bailey Drive, Memorial Hall, Room 05
Course fee: $55 (+ HST)
Instructor: Gary Weekes

Register for Feb. 9, 2019

About the instructor

Gary Weekes has been in the photography industry for over 25 years - first working in camera stores as a salesperson to eventually owning and operating a small but growing photographic business. His commissioned work covers many different photographic disciplines, maintaining an emphasis on quality and sensitivity to his clients’ needs.

From working in a large studio in NYC to Hasselblad in the UK, Gary has an abundance of photographic knowledge and experience from which to teach from. He has guest lectured at the London College of Communications (UK) and was Department Head of Digital Photography at the Centre for Arts and Technology (Canada). He is currently exploring fine art photography, with a view to an exhibition in the near future.

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