Mastering the Sony PMW-EX3 Camcorder (DVD)

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Instructor:  Doug Jensen

This 3-hour training video is the easiest way to learn both the fundamentals and advanced features of the Sony PMW-EX3 camcorder and its tapeless workflow. It includes tutorials, step-by-step examples, and detailed instructions covering the most important aspects of camera setup, menus, shooting techniques, clip naming, file management, clip importing, picture profile settings, basic editing, and even archiving.

Topics include: Lens options; clip naming suggestions that will avoid conflicts in post; ingesting and clip management; how to archive your footage; tips for setting exposure accurately; suggested Picture Profile settings; preventing "Cannot Proceed" error messages; suggested focusing techniques; recommended settings for the Assign Buttons; suggestions for time-code settings; warnings about certain features and settings to avoid; B&W vs. color viewfinder settings; suggested shutter speeds for various recording modes; tips for better looking time-lapse clips; recording slow-motion; deleting unwanted clips on-the-fly; splitting clips; getting a pleasing white balance; monitoring options; managing storage space on the memory cards; importing clips into your computer; comparisons of various shooting modes; step-by-step instructions for importing and archiving; etc.


1. Introduction
2. Overview
3. Navigating the Menus
4. Choosing a Video Format
5. Controlling Exposure
6. Focusing Techniques
7. Audio Recording
8. Time-Code
9. Shot-Transitions
10. Assign Buttons
11. Slow Motion & Special FX
12. White Balance
13. Picture Profiles
14. Lens Options
15. Playback & Clip Operations
16. Clip Browser
17. Backups & Archiving
18. Clip Importing
19. Sony Vegas
20. FCP & XDCAM Transfer
21. Editing HD vs. SD
22. Summary