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  • Frame Rate Vs. Shutter Speed - Setting The Record Straight Featured

    Nowadays, with so much technological jargon being thrown around, it can be easy to forget certain concepts or confuse them for other ones. A prime example of this is demonstrated by the confusion between frame rates and shutter speeds. Let’s taken a minute to clarify.

    Category:
    DSLR
    Gear
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Behind the Glass Part 1: An Introduction to Lenses Featured

    Join Blake as Vincent Laforet explains the world of lenses. Learn how to distinguish a prime from a zoom lens and more!

    Category:
    DSLR
    Gear
    Shooting
    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
  • Crop Factor Featured

    Crop factor can be an important consideration when you're selecting both your camera and lenses. Learn more about what it is and how it can impact your shooting in this lesson.

    Category:
    DSLR
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • 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

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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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