Video – What Style is My House – Introduction

What Style Architecture is My House?

This month we are going to explore all the various house styles throughout the United States. Each day we will go over the key features and elements that make that style unique. How the style might transition from one to another, since a house design is rarely pure to one particular style.

This is the outline for this series (subject to change):

Dutch Colonial
French Colonial
Spanish Colonial
Early Classical Revival
Greek Revival
Gothic Revival
Exotic Revivals
Second Empire
Queen Anne
Richardsonian Romanesque
Folk Victorian
Colonial Revival
Beaux Arts
French Eclectic
Italian Renaissance
Spanish Eclectic
Pueblo Revival
Contemporary Folk

If you know of a particular style that I have left off and you want me to explore it please let me know.

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Camera – I am using the Black Magic Pocket Cinema Camera. ( Amazon Link )

Color Grading & Editing – The Black Magic Camera shoots video in raw format so it needs to be color graded. This I am learning for sure. I use Speedgrade from Adobe. All my videos are edited in Adobe Premiere.

Memory Cards – The BMPCC requires very highspeed SD memory cards. Just be aware of that. I use 95mb/s Sandisk Extreme cards.

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Tripod – I use something very basic. It is rather old and I film mostly inside so it can be kind of light. Here is a link to something similar. If you plan on filming outside don’t use this and get something more sturdy. ( Amazon Link )

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