Video For Photographers I

Video for Photographers I: Interview Tactics


Do you have clients that need creative solutions for creating content beyond still photography? Learn how to harness the potential of the gear you already own and extend your skills. This one day intensive course teaches photographers of intermediate or advanced skill to capture video using their DSLR. The course will center on the art of the interview and cover the basics of video exposure, lighting for interviews, sound capture equipment and writing interview questions. At the end of the course, students will have learned the basic skills necessary for completing 60 second to three minute interviews for commercial application.


*Please note that this course is a lab based, video capture demonstration based course. For those looking to learn video editing software, please enroll in our Video for Photographers II course scheduled later in the term.



To participate in this class, student must be 18 years of age or the minimum of a high school graduate (or the equivalent).


Pre-requisite: Students must own mirrorless or DSLR cameras with video capability and must have a strong understanding of exposure and composition fundamentals. Lighting gear and sound gear will be provided for use during course demonstration.


About the instructor: Bruno Debas

After completing his photographic studies at NESOP in 1984 with a concentration in advertising photography, Bruno Debas returned to his home in Paris, France, where he began his professional career assisting for and studying with some of the city’s top working fashion, lifestyle and car photographers. Upon his return to the United States, Bruno launched his commercial photography studio and has served many national and international clients in the field of banking, healthcare and education. A passionate photographer and filmmaker, Bruno constantly seeks to learn and broaden the scope of his work both artistically and commercially.

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Please note: NESOP’s evening workshops do not fall under the scope of the school’s accreditation, and so they are not accredited by ACCSC.