Synopses & Reviews
Pocket Posh Guide to Great Home Video: Ready, Steady, Shoot
is an upbeat, easy-to-follow book by an award-winning filmmaker that will help you make home movies other people actually want to watch! Make better videos of your vacations, kids' sports, family events, a night out with friends. No matter what you shoot with--smartphone, digital still camera, or a camcorder--this book will teach you basic techniques.
Sherman's easy learning system, called The 10-Shot Video, short exercises to shoot and learn from in just a few minutes, will get you shooting great home video.
"People ask me all the time for tips on shooting their home movies and family histories. Finally, I have the answer: Pocket Posh Guide to Great Home Video: Ready, Steady, Shoot. This book has it all." --Ken Burns, filmmaker
"At a time when everyone has the latest gadgets, but nobody really knows what to do with them, Roger Sherman's Pocket Posh Guide to Great Home Video: Ready, Steady, Shoot is a practical and inspiring blueprint to making the ultimate home videos." --Nina Wildorf, editor-in-chief of Budget Travel
No other video guide is packaged like thislovely art, eye-catching embellishments, rounded corners, and elastic band. Pocket Posh® Guide to Great Home Videos provides quick tips and information in a pretty package for purse, bag, or tote. There are other home video books, but this is the only one that offers an accomplished cinematographer’s short exercises of 10 Shots, 10 Secondsall in one attractive package. If you want to shoot great home video of family, friends, or vacation, this is the only guide you will need!
An essential pocket guide about technique NOT technology. Simple and helpful, you’ll learn how to shoot just about anything with illustrated step-by-step instructions and Roger’s 10 Shots/10 Seconds tutorial. Our Pocket Posh® series has over 5 million copies in print!
Pocket Posh Guide to Great Home Video offers straightforward and easily understood advice on how to shoot just about any type of video footage. This title includes illustrated step-by-step instructions and Roger Sherman's 10 Shots/10 Seconds tutorial.
About the Author
Roger Sherman is a producer, director, cinematographer, and still photographer. His documentaries have been honored with a host of accolades, including a Peabody Award, an Emmy Award, and two Academy Award nominations. His subjects include art, history, science, social and environmental issues, and nature. He co-founded Florentine Films with Ken Burns and Buddy Squires.