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.
Scary Special Effects: Part Boo! Featured
We're back with more spooky effects that will leave you shaking in your boots!
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.
McLaren's Workshop App Featured
Bring animation ideas to life with the National Film Board of Canada's awesome iPad app.
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.
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!
Weekend Challenge: Memories Revisited II
This weekend we're challenging you to use archival media to make a video about a family story, memory, or moment in time.
Make a Great Holiday Video Featured
Suggestions and tips on how to shoot an awesome holiday video!
The Photojojo DIY BikeCam!
Make your own. It's easy! Read how right here: http://photojojo.com/content/diy/attach-a-camera-to-your-bike/ Love, www.photojojo.com
Simple, instant, effective, compact, low cost, easy to use steadicam DIY.
Mic Stand Steadycam
Here's a little howto for my diy stabilizer. I know there's tons of videos like that out there. But I've never seen anyone make one out of a mic stand. It's kind…
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…
Remote Motorized Camera Head for $40 Pan and Tilt
I adapted a motorized light I bought from Jaycar for $40 and took the light out and mounted a Canon HV10. Useful for setting up shots where a camera man can't go for example Hard…
HV20 Focusing Tool
The HV20 comes with a manual focus roller, which is a good thing. However, it is a bit awkward to operate. Others here and in HV20.com have come up with clever ways to get around…
Indy Trolley Jack Jib?
Always wondered if it would work and today found a cheapy at Supercheap new for $29. Has a travel of about 19cms. Don't think it would work great for macro as the head moves…
How to: Make a microphone grip and a boom pole
Project: how to make a reasonably price microphone boom pole, and at the same time a microphone handle or grip. Booms are rather expensive, and it is difficult to justify that cost…
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