Course Description

This course will introduce you to the basic functions (and limitations) of video capabilities on DSLR cameras using Canon EOS Rebel T4i. Discussion will cover practical rules for video production that you will need as a one-person production crew shooting using available light.

See specific content information below in section "Attend and You Will Learn."

Attend and You Will Receive

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a certificate of completion from NC State University.


An understanding of the Windows operating system.

Attend and You Will Learn / Expected Outcome

Attend And You Will Learn

  • Camera anatomy
  • Working with a tripod
  • Camera moves (zoom, pan, tilt)
  • Auto focus vs. manual focus
  • How to focus in Manual
  • Using available light
  • Framing
  • File transfer and naming convention
  • Tips and tricks

Notes / Additional Information

Bring to Class (optional): Canon EOS Rebel or other DSLR camera with instructor approval.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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