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!
Handcrafting a Spooky Scene
Friend of Vimeo and special effects aficionado Brian Lonano shows us how to make a spooky graveyard scene!
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.
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.
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!
Weekend Challenge: Seasons Past Featured
Summer is over for us Northern Hemispherians; what have you been up to?
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.
DIY Glidecam, Test
I made my first attempt to make a glidecam, with some parts I found in my house. I hade some shoots the first day , then I improved the rig for day two. Camera Canon G10, Camcorder…
DIY LEGO FOLLOW FOCUS ver. 2
DIY LEGO FOLLOW FOCUS ver. 2 The details described here: DIY LEGO Follow Focus for EOS 5D Mark II PART 1 http://hdv-blog.blogspot.com/2009/02/diy-lego-follow-focus-for-eos-5d-mark_11.html DIY…
DIY Dutch Tilt
This is two combined fluid heads for use with my really compact stereo 3D setup.
Here are two examples of the first tests of my homemade Glidetrack. I bought 1,5 mtr of Drylin W-profile for €108,- (including a baseplate with sliders) and mounted it between…
DIY Light with Systeme D
By Eric Bernaud Systems, Marjorie Goitre and Jacques Villalpando
DIY Video Stabilizer - Point and Shoot Handheld Video Cameras
Sometimes traveling light, means switching to a point and shoot handheld video camera. The new HD video features on these small cameras have very decent quality. There are problems…
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 Inexpensive Camera Slider
UPDATE: 7-03-11: New, updated design for slider dolly. Check it out here: http://www.vimeo.com/25937230 This video is not at all obsolete. Still a good resource for DIY. Other video…
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