Online Workshop: Video DSLR


Sliding Scale: $40-60
To support our community during this time, we are reducing all prices. We are offering Office Hours either for free or suggested donation, and in-depth Workshops on a sliding scale to be able to support our freelance instructors and cover some of our costs. Please choose the amount you’re able to pay from the dropdown below.

Have a Canon DSLR at home, but not sure how to shoot video with it? Get that 35mm film look with these ever-popular still cameras that shoot HD or even 4K video, complete with stellar image quality, adjustable frame rates and customizable manual settings. Whether you’ve upgraded to the 5D MIV, or want to learn how to take full advantage of the lens selection and manual capabilities of mainstay Canon models, this workshop is for you. Discuss differences between various full frame Canon 5D cameras and the crop frame 7D, talk through audio setups, and learn how you can your creativity to new heights with Canon EF/EF-S mount lenses. Get ready to use your DSLR to its full potential!

This is an online Production workshop at the Extensions level.

Topics include:

  • Key Features of the Canon DSLR
  • Sensors
  • Lenses
  • DSLR Settings and Custom Presets
  • Recording Media
  • In-Camera Audio Recording
  • Stabilization
  • Post Workflow
  • Shooting scenarios

Capacity: 8 students | Duration: 8 hrs

Prerequisite(s): Camera Fundamentals or equivalent experience is required.

Materials: You will need a computer or other device that can connect to the internet and support Zoom video conferencing. To complete the outside assignments, you will need a Canon DSLR, preferably a 5D or 7D.

All DCTV Workshops have limited enrollment and require registration in advance. By registering you verify you have read and agree to the prerequisites above and our Workshops Policies.

*If registration is closed, please email workshops -at- to be added to the wait list.


Winter/Spring 2020
Mon 6/15 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Wed 6/17 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Mon 6/22 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Sean Hanley