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Hey there, you 'ol straightforward so-n-sos,

This weekend, try this uncomplicated (but secretly sophisticated) Vimeo classic: the One Minute video. It's simple -- no camera movement, no editing, only existing sound, one minute long. Check out Brian's winning video from our last One Minute Challenge:

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Editing
Shooting
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beginner

In "Paris Through Pentax," photographers Antoine Pai and Matthieu Maury of Maison Carnot capture the City of Light within a Pentax 67 camera. With the help of some Blackmagic, they place the viewer within the viewfinder, allowing them to depict Paris in a new and charming way.

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Behind The Scenes
Do It Yourself
Shooting
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beginner

Hey there, my famished familia,

Yesterday I enjoyed a homemade salad of tuscan kale, roast beets, fennel, lemon rind, burrata, white asparagus, with verjuice and extra virgin olive oil. Homemade, in this case, means my boyfriend made it while I watched Downton Abbey, but that's beside the point. Inspired by that gorgeous creation, this lesson about filming a recipe video, and our insatiable appetite for all things edible, we're bringing back the Cook up a Recipe Challenge!

Instead of shining in the spotlight as the host of your own cooking show, try using this video format to focus on the food. A previous Challenge winner, Eduardo H. Garza creatively (and beautifully) illustrated his recipe and process in "Gazpacho":

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Behind The Scenes
Editing
Shooting
Difficulty:
beginner

Hey there, you nostalgic nuggets,

Whether you're back at school or still soaking up the summer sun, this is the time to take a look at all the videos on your phone, the footage that didn't quite make it into your summer vacation video, and the scraps of video tucked away into folders within folders. That's the good stuff! We call these videos Memory Banks, and they are a great way to fondly recall and document your sunny summer.

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Editing
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Difficulty:
beginner

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