Lessons

  • 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
  • DSLR Video Importing & Conversion

    How to import your DSLR video footage to your computer and converted into an editing friendly format.

    Category:
    DSLR
    Editing
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • 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.

    Category:
    Do It Yourself
    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
  • 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
  • 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
  • What is a neutral density filter? Featured

    A neutral density filter may sound like some sort of fancy starship technology, but it's actually just a piece of glass you can attach to the end of your camera lens. Find out what it is and why it's sometimes used in capturing imagery.

    Category:
    DSLR
    Gear
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner

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  • Camera Operations

    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
  • Automatic AF point

    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
  • Macro Photography Focusing Using Live View

    Kerry shows how he uses Live View mode to nail his focus when doing macro photography.

    Category:
    DSLR
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Battery Display

    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

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