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!
Tripod Tricks Featured
Want to polish up your video productions but can't spare the cash for new equipment? Check out these cheap and easy tripod based tricks to give your video a professional look.
Weekend Challenge: Short and Spooky
This weekend, give someone goosebumps in under a minute. If you've got it, haunt it.
Monopod Mania Featured
Monopods, they aren't the jealous cousins of their more multi-limbed cousins, tripods. No, they are a force of camera stabilization to reckon with and can help take your shooting to another level. Learn how to use one along with some other cool tricks in this lesson.
Do-It-Yourself Follow Focus
A follow focus let's you get that smooth in and out of focus look you see in movies. Learn how to make one for less than the price of a good sandwich.
Weekend Challenge: Seasons Past Featured
Summer is over for us Northern Hemispherians; what have you been up to?
Creator Q&A: Shooting with Pentax in a new context
Photographers Antoine Pai and Matthieu Maury show us Paris through a new lens with the help of a Pentax 67.
Do-It-Yourself Dolly and Shoulder Rig
Learn how to build a dolly and a shoulder rig without spending all of your lunch money.
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:…
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…
DIY $20.00 Dollar Shoulder Rig Camera Support
I was asked if I had any ideas for a cheap DIY shoulder mount rig that was easy to put together and cheap. If you're not a DIY'er check out this neat $24.00 dollar Shoulder…
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…
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/
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…
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,…
DIY Viewfinder for Canon 5DmkII
Who needs LCDVF or Zacuto viewfinder? 2x magnification poorman's viewfinder... I think this solution is better ( abstractedly from price) because it's not as deep as LCDVF…
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