How to Prep a CameraDrew Lauer, from Hollywood Special Ops, takes us through the process of prepping a camera package for a shoot.
How to Prep a CameraDeveloped by Jason Tomaric, FilmSkills
ABOUT THIS LESSON
Cameras are a collection of accessories that can be assembled in different ways to meet the demands of each production. The 1st assistant camera is responsible for prepping, or building, the camera package in its entirety the day before the shoot to make sure that every component is in good working order.
In this lesson, Drew Lauer of Hollywood Special Ops takes you through the process of prepping a camera, what to look for, and common mistakes that could seriously affect your shoot.
- 14:36 video
- Illustrated tutorial
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
- How to prep a camera package
- What accessories to check, and how to check them
- How to prep the media
- How to test and calibrate lenses
- Common problems to identify and resolve