Shutter speed in 28 weeks later at DVinfo.net

Go Back   DV Info Net > The Tools of DV and HD Production > Photon Management

Photon Management
Shine an ever-loving light on you.


Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old December 13th, 2007, 08:45 AM   #1
New Boot
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Cadiz, Spain
Posts: 5
Shutter speed in 28 weeks later

Hello, I read in some post something about changing the shutter speed to obtain certain effects. Well, some people say that is better not to touch that parameter... I am a little lost, but I'm trying to achieve the effect of the film 28 weeks later. When zombies attack, everything seems to happen fast, but there is little or no blur in camera movements... I don't know how to get that. Any help?
Jose Prada is offline   Reply With Quote
Old December 13th, 2007, 09:50 AM   #2
Inner Circle
 
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: Billericay, England UK
Posts: 4,711
Most cameras will allow you to shorten the shutter speed from the (PAL) default 1/50th sec down to 1/10000 sec. You don't need to go that far for the effect you're after, but try 1/350th - something like that.

You'll need more light or wider apertures, and if you have a CCD camera you'll get more CCD smear the shorter the shutter speed you use, so beware. Band of Brothers, Private Ryan, Minority report (you can see it's a Spielberg thing) all used this to good effect.

tom.
Tom Hardwick is offline   Reply
Reply

DV Info Net refers all where-to-buy and where-to-rent questions exclusively to these trusted full line dealers and rental houses...

Professional Video
(800) 833-4801
Portland, OR

B&H Photo Video
(866) 521-7381
New York, NY

Z.G.C.
(973) 335-4460
Mountain Lakes, NJ

Abel Cine Tech
(888) 700-4416
N.Y. NY & L.A. CA

Precision Camera
(800) 677-1023
Austin, TX

DV Info Net also encourages you to support local businesses and buy from an authorized dealer in your neighborhood.
  You are here: DV Info Net > The Tools of DV and HD Production > Photon Management

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

 



Google
 

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 10:44 AM.


DV Info Net -- Real Names, Real People, Real Info!
1998-2017 The Digital Video Information Network