Lessons

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Tilt-Shift Featured

    The tilt-shift effect. What is it? What does it mean? How do you do it? All your questions answered in this tell all lesson!

    Category:
    DSLR
    Shooting
    Software
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • 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

Tutorial Videos

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  • DSLR crop factor, lens types, Depth Of Field - Filmmaking Tutorial

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    Category:
    DSLR
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • Part 2: Lens assembly

    This series is expanding! Check out the blog at www.arc-media.ca for more tutorials on DSLR Videography. Part 2 of an ongoing series of short training videos covering the basics…

    Category:
    DSLR
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Part 3: On-off, recording, movie mode

    This series is expanding! Check out the blog at www.arc-media.ca for more tutorials on DSLR Videography. Part 3 of an ongoing series of short training videos covering the basics…

    Category:
    DSLR
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Part 5: Perspective

    This series is expanding! Check out the blog at www.arc-media.ca for more tutorials on DSLR Videography. Part 5 of an ongoing series of short training videos covering the basics…

    Category:
    DSLR
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Part 6: Shutter Speed & FPS

    This series is expanding! Check out the blog at www.arc-media.ca for more tutorials on DSLR Videography. Part 6 of an ongoing series of short training videos covering the basics…

    Category:
    DSLR
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Part 7: Aperture

    This series is expanding! Check out the blog at www.arc-media.ca for more tutorials on DSLR Videography. Part 7 of an ongoing series of short training videos covering the basics…

    Category:
    DSLR
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Part 8: Depth of Field

    This series is expanding! Check out the blog at www.arc-media.ca for more tutorials on DSLR Videography. Part 8 of an ongoing series of short training videos covering the basics…

    Category:
    DSLR
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Part 10: White Balance T2i

    This series is expanding! Check out the blog at www.arc-media.ca for more tutorials on DSLR Videography. Part 10 of an ongoing series of short training videos covering the basics…

    Category:
    DSLR
    Difficulty:
    Beginner

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