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    Philip Bloom DSLR One-Day Seminar
    Galway Film Centre is holding a one-day DSLR seminar with Philip Bloom on [b:1pdde200]December 3rd, 2011.[/b:1pdde200] Philip Bloom, who is at the cutting edge of using the latest affordable cameras, will give participants an invaluable insight into how to get the most out of shooting with DSLRs in this lecture style seminar. DSLR cameras have spawned a mini revolution due to their picture quality, adaptability and price. The seminar will be interactive, with plenty of time for questions. A basic knowledge of DSLRs is required for this seminar. Topics covered will include:

    Pros and Cons of the cameras and how to work around them.
    Techniques of sound recording. Dual system sound.
    Camera movement: When to and when not to.
    Lighting with DSLRs.
    Documentary filmmaking. Interview techniques and working with DSLRs in this field.
    Large chip camcorders.
    In depth time-lapse lessons including motion controlled and HDR.
    Post workflow. Conversion. Grading.

    When: Saturday December 3rd (9.00am – 5pm)
    Where: GMIT Main Campus
    Price: €75 (include name and email with payment)
    Website: … lip-bloom/
    How to book: To book a place, please forward payment of €75 in cheque/postal order/bank draft (made payable to Galway Film Centre) to: Galway Film Centre, Cluain Mhuire, Monivea Road, Galway. Places are limited and only payment guarantees a place. This payment is non-refundable.
    More info: or phone 091-770748
    About the Tutor: Philip Bloom is an icon in the independent filmmaking arena and is at the cutting edge of using the latest affordable cameras. His blog at has to date received over 20 million hits. Philip spends much of his year shooting commercials, documentaries and short films all over the globe. In 2010, he worked with George Lucas on the World War 2 movie “Red Tails” for Lucasfilm using Canon DSLRs. The rest of the time is spent lecturing and sharing his incredible wealth of knowledge with interested filmmakers.

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