Lessons

  • Recording sound for DSLRs

    Recording high quality sound for your DSLR can be tricky business. Here are a few ways to help you record.

    Category:
    DSLR
    Sound
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Behind the Glass Part 2: Focal Length Featured

    Focal length is a critical element of lens selection. Watch and learn as Vincent teaches Blake the basics of choosing the best lenses for different scenarios.

    Category:
    DSLR
    Gear
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • 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!

    Category:
    DSLR
    Gear
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Shooting video with a DSLR

    Keys to understanding your camera settings and how to start shooting great video with your DSLR.

    Category:
    DSLR
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Do More With Your DSLR I: Working with Available Light Featured

    DSLRs are powerful tools for video-making, but how do you make sure your settings are right for your lighting situation? Learn how with the Bui brothers!

    Category:
    DSLR
    Lighting
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Documentaries Defined

    Curious about documentaries but a little fuzzy on the definition? Understanding the different forms of documentary filmmaking can improve your craft as a video creator, and broaden your horizons as a viewer.

    Category:
    Behind The Scenes
    DSLR
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Polarizing Filters

    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!

    Category:
    DSLR
    Gear
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • How to Set Up Your Canon 7D Featured

    So you have a Canon 7D. Awesome! Now it's time to set that baby up with the correct settings. Here's how.

    Category:
    DSLR
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Beginner

Tutorial Videos

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  • Vincent Laforet - DSLR Rig Custom Configuration Intro

    Go to http://blog.vincentlaforet.com/mygear/configurations/ for DETAILED information on this kit - including details on every single piece in this configuration.

    Category:
    DSLR
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Canon 5D MK II and 7D Workflow

    Here is my workflow for converting files off the Canon 5D MK II and Canon 7D. For more tutorials visit my tutorial web site at http://www.webvideochefs.com

    Category:
    DSLR
    Editing
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • HD-DSLR Workflow - Part 1 - Audio

    In this video I talk about my production workflow paying particularly attention to audio issues including dual system recording techniques and choices in external microphones. While…

    Category:
    DSLR
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • How to Clean a DSLR Sensor

    Tutorial on how to clean you DSLR sensor. Intended for underwater photographers as part of an underwater photography tutorial series, but relevant for all photographers shooting with…

    Category:
    DSLR
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • DSLR Episode #2: Controlling Exposure with a Fader ND

    This is the seconded installment of the DSLR Video Shooter Podcast. View show notes here: http://dslrvideoshooter.com/episode-002-using-a-fader-nd-to-control-exposure Let me know…

    Category:
    DSLR
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Cleaning your DSLR lenses

    In this video Kerry from http://kerrygarrison.com discusses how to clean the lenses for your DSLR. This video was created for http://CameraDojo.com

    Category:
    DSLR
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • 6 Things to Check Before Hitting the Movie Record Button On Your DSLR

    http://www.learningdslrvideo.com/check-before-record/ Run and Gun Style 1. Resolution and frame rate 2. AWB, if I have a few more seconds to spare I will see what the other…

    Category:
    DSLR
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • 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…

    Category:
    DSLR
    Difficulty:
    Advanced

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