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!
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.
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.
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.
Do-It-Yourself Dolly and Shoulder Rig
Learn how to build a dolly and a shoulder rig without spending all of your lunch money.
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.
Scary Special Effects: Part Boo! Featured
We're back with more spooky effects that will leave you shaking in your boots!
Weekend Challenge: Kid Director
This week we're challenging you to put a kid in the director's seat to make a video where a child is the main creative force behind the production.
Crazy DSLR Rig Contraption How-To!
Don't spend thousands of dollars on an expensive DSRL rig for your new Canon video set up! For a just a couple bucks and using common household materials you can create this INSANELY…
DIY - Folly, or Felt-Dolly
I took this with an HV20. Take a board, wrap and staple some felt around it (fleece will also do). Screw some boards to the bottom to raise it up a bit (so the picture frame doesn't…
DIY - mic att for the GH1
Unlike most camcorders, the GH1 has no gain control for its external mic input. This causes problems when connecting to audio devices that has no gain control on its output. In this…
DIY - SLider 7D - Skate - Sucess!
After frustrating the attempt of PVC, I decided to cut up my old skateboard. Shortened the distance between the trucks, I used the wooden deck to attach the trucks, it was like a small…
DIY BodyPod for 550D or Canon T2i Lightweight Cams
Before this video will make any sense, you should know about my DIY BodyPod project found at http://vimeo.com/9635954 A BodyPod is not a tripod. It's basically a hacked up monopod…
DIY Camera Dolly using RigWheels and $15 in parts
RigWheels are a new multi purpose wheel for production that you can configure in many ways. In this demonstration we are constructing a camera dolly using PVC Pipe and some bolts and…
DIY camera jib - home tests
I recently finished this self made camera crane which has a 3m50 span and a max height of 4m50. It took me a few weekends to build it, as every minute in the workshop took like 10…
DIY Camera Stabilizer - BodyPod
The Above video shows some information about how I modified a cheap Targus Monopod into a very lightweight portable DIY Camera Stabilizer for my 5D Mark II and 7D to shoot video. This…
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