Recording sound for DSLRs
Recording high quality sound for your DSLR can be tricky business. Here are a few ways to help you record.
DSLR Quick Shooting Tips
Looking for a quick reference guide for shooting video with a DSLR camera? Read on and refer to this whenever you're about to shoot but need a quick reminder of the essentials.
Macro - A Closer Look
Macro, it's a pretty cool technique for capturing the smaller things in life, but what is it exactly and why is it used? Check out our lesson on macro to learn!
Glossary of Common Video Terms Featured
This is a handy, ever-growing glossary to use when you need a refresher on video terms. What's the definition of "aperture" again?
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 you like color? Do you like detail? It's time to step your game up by shooting with a polarizing filter. Not sure what that is? We won't hold it against you. Just read on!
DSLR Mechanics Featured
DSLRs are all the rage lately, but how do they work? Find out in this DSLR mechanics lesson. Let's get technical!
Behind the Glass Part 3: Depth of Field Featured
What do a barbarian and an astronaut have in common? They both want to teach you about depth of field. Don't believe us? Read on!
How to increase the Canon 7D dynamic range (Tutorial)
Tutorial on how to use picture styles to increase the dynamic range of the Canon 7D / 5DMkII. Custom picture styles are an amazing feature that almost compensate for the lack of a…
Time-Lapse and Photo-Video Techniques
Here are some of the camera techniques I used in the "Every Photo Shot For The Conan O’Brien Title Sequence" video I put up. Many people have asked how I did the time-lapse,…
How-to: Shooting ENG style with Dual System Audio on a Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Daniel Plym, Director of Video Publishing at Buzzine.com, gave us a crash course on how he uses his 5D for red carpet shoots. He is a one man operation and breaks down how he combines…
Thinking of Modifying your HDDSLR to a PL Mount?
Here's a great discussion with Illya Friedman, owner of Hot Rod Cameras, a company that is doing some very interesting things to Canon HDDSLR's - notably: modifying them to…
Magic Lantern introduction
An updated introduction to the Magic Lantern firmware for the Canon 5D Mark II. Production by http://5dfilmmaking.com 7D support is in progress: http://vimeo.com/7851909
A tutorial I put together back in 2007. It covers how to shoot a timelapse using a DSLR and intevelometer. The tutorial covers everything from settings you should use to making the…
How To Shoot With Tilt/Shift Lenses. Canon Cinema Caravan (2010)
from chicago, to the grand canyon and hoover damn, we really traveled far and wide to put this one together. the tilt/shift lenses can be a rather technical set to wrap your head around…
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