How to Use a Variable ND Filter for Videos

In this video we will be learning how to use a Variable Neutral Density (ND) Filter to shoot videos.

ND Filters can be very useful in shooting videos because they allow you to get a shallow depth of field even in situations where there is a lot of ambient light. This is because, unlike photography, in videography, it’s not as convenient to cut down light by using a faster shutter speed, since shutter speed has an impact on how to the video looks.

Therefore, if you want to use a shallow depth of field to get a blurred background, using a variable ND filter will help you to cut down light so you can use a wider aperture. Here is the video:

This video is from our Videography for Beginners course, which has 35 videos and 4.5 hours of content. You can access the full course via Udemy, using the link below:

Videography for Beginners Course

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