10 Second Challenge: Holiday Video
We know it's hard to capture video over the holidays, so we've come up with a project to help you film those moments in a quick, unique way.
Rigbuilding: POV Helmet for DSLRs
Fasten your camera strap, keeps arms and hands inside the frame at all times, and enjoy the point-of-view! It's time to learn how to make your own POV helmet!
Funding your project on Kickstarter
Even the cheapest projects require some capital to get going. Find out how to get funding using Kickstarter!
Three Tricks For Your Impossibly Small Film Crew Featured
As long as you have a camera, a friend, and an idea, you can make your movie!
Scary Special Effects: Part Boo! Featured
We're back with more spooky effects that will leave you shaking in your boots!
Creator Q&A: Catch a snowflake on your camera, not your tongue
Physics major and time-lapse master Vyacheslav Ivanov mesmerized us with his video of magically forming snowflakes. We asked him to reveal his snowy secrets.
Fix it in Post: Removing the boom (or other unwanted elements) from your shot
Boom in the shot? DP's reflection in the window? Before you scrap the footage, try this neat trick to remove unwanted elements from your shot!
Black and White Backgrounds
Solid color backgrounds, typically white or black, can help give your video a nice polished presentation. Learn the basics of achieving this sleek look.
DIY Car Mounts for Small Camcorders
**Check out Part 2 (Afterthoughts): http://www.vimeo.com/18414791 OK all you Michael Bay wannabes (OK, that includes me); this DIY video shows a couple of basic camera mounts for…
DIY Variable-ND filter
I'm certainly not the first to do this, but most are just picture tutorials. I thought it would be helpful to watch someone complete the process. Cheap circular polarization…
DSLR Episode #8: How to Get Macro Shots With Any Lens
In this episode we look at how to turn any lens into a macro lens using affordable Diopters. Find links and show notes on DSLRVideoShooter.com -- Website: http://dslrvideoshooter.com Twitter:…
How to make that cardboard hood to assist you in making your own custom bokeh when shooting images. More info here: http://eirikso.com/2008/01/08/an-impressive-yet-simple-photographic-effect/
Shoot video UNDERWATER for less than $19!!!
I recently made this fantastic underwater video camera housing for only $19, and have used it to capture some great underwater footage. 2013 update:- Ian Usher - Traveller, Adventurer,…
Quick Tüt: LIS
Have you ever had the need to take a tripod on a trip but lacked the necessary space? Here's one for you! It's nothing original, really. I've seen it in use a few times…
The "Sphere Arm" tripod arm for filming Insects (DIY)
I just started to film insects and i don't like the way tripods work. On a tripod your camera describes a circle and "looks" from the inside out. What i want is that…
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