McLaren's Workshop App Featured
Bring animation ideas to life with the National Film Board of Canada's awesome iPad app.
Scary Special Effects Featured
Is your video lacking in the scary effects department? Think it's impossible to create convincing visuals on a budget? Well special effects aren't as hard as you think. We'll show you how to create three easy effects you can use to make your videos super scary!
Do-It-Yourself Dolly and Shoulder Rig
Learn how to build a dolly and a shoulder rig without spending all of your lunch money.
Spice up Your Stills with Photoscapes
In this Video School lesson, we encourage you to use fresh and interesting ways to present still photos and archival material in your films.
To Infinity Wall and Beyond!
Curved walls are the new straight walls. If you want a seamless background, you need to send those right angles packing and get yourself an Infinity Wall.
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.
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.
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.
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/
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…
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:…
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,…
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 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…
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…
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