Lessons

  • Setting up your DSLR

    This lesson covers a few simple changes you can make to your camera settings in order to get the best looking footage for your DSLR!

    Category:
    DSLR
    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
  • Timelapse Featured

    Want to learn how to make a timelapse video? Look no further, we have several, made by some of the best video wizards on Vimeo. Check it out!

    Category:
    DSLR
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • Introduction to DSLR Cameras

    New to shooting with a DSLR? Maybe you're thinking about getting one? We'll teach you the differences between DSLR cameras and help you decide which one's best for you!

    Category:
    DSLR
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • DSLR Accessories

    Accessories are important as you start shooting. Learn about what you definitely need and things that you'll want for awesome looking videos.

    Category:
    DSLR
    Gear
    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
  • 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?

    Category:
    DSLR
    Shooting
    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

Tutorial Videos

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  • Canon On Camera Tutorial: EOS 7D, Image Quality Options

    The Phoenix Group works closely with Canon to develop short tutorials on the use of specific features of all the new EOS cameras. These on-camera tutorials are housed on the Canon Digital…

    Category:
    DSLR
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Vincent Laforet, Episode Two: Camera Settings

    The Phoenix Group (www.phoenixgp.com) went on location with Canon Explorer of Light Vincent Laforet to Los Angeles to create a Canon Shooter’s Insight Documentary and 7 educational…

    Category:
    DSLR
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Canon EOS 7D vs Rebel T2i / 550D Review / Comparison Video

    (For better viewing experience: PLEASE PRESS PLAY AND PAUSE RIGHT WAY. Wait for the grey bar to fill up, then press play) PLEASE FORWARD YOUR QUESTIONS TO HERE facebook.com/​jjorangeqa Canon…

    Category:
    DSLR
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Spot AF

    The Phoenix Group works closely with Canon to develop short tutorials on the use of specific features of all the new EOS cameras. These on-camera tutorials are housed on the Canon Digital…

    Category:
    DSLR
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Shooter’s Insight: EOS 7D, Featuring David Stoecklein, Image Quality

    The Phoenix Group (www.phoenixgp.com) traveled to Idaho to create a Shooter’s Insight documentary and 7 educational episodes about western photographer, David Stoecklein, as he…

    Category:
    DSLR
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • What is a .THM file?

    http://www.learningdslrvideo.com/thm-file-extension/ I did some research on this extension that comes with the .MOV files.

    Category:
    DSLR
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • AG-7200 (AG-LA7200) True Anamorphic Lens Adapter Tutorial on DSLRs using 5d mark II

    Attaching this adapter to a DSLR is a relatively simple process, but I still am getting TONS of questions on how to do it. So hopefully this video will demystify things. The only real…

    Category:
    DSLR
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • D|Focus DSLR Mount Setup

    Tutorial for setting up the D|Focus DSLR mount Shot with GH1 @ 1080 24p Note: The DSLR mount is an option accessory for the D|Focus. It is not included by default.

    Category:
    DSLR
    Difficulty:
    Advanced

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