Playing with Video on a DSLR

K-5 Doggie Beast SP11-7

Shooting video with a DSLR can be tricky, since DSLR’s were designed originally for shooting stills and are cumbersome for shooting video. In shooting a rambunctious raving runt, I decided it would be useless to try to follow the animal with a long lens. So I choose a fisheye zoom lens and tried to capture as much as I could. I used natural light, trying to take advantage of the low light sensitivity of Pentax K-5’s sensor. The focus is hardly optimal, but at least the rope is sharp: