Lessons

  • 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
  • DSLR Quick Shooting Tips

    Looking for a quick reference guide for shooting video with a DSLR camera? Read on and refer to this whenever you're about to shoot but need a quick reminder of the essentials.

    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
  • Nighttime Shooting with a DSLR

    Shooting at night with your DSLR? This lesson will give you the tips for making your low light shots awesome.

    Category:
    DSLR
    Lighting
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • 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 Lenses

    If you're new to shooting with a DSLR, here are some things you'll need to know about lenses.

    Category:
    DSLR
    Gear
    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
  • 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

Tutorial Videos

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  • 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
  • Canon EOS video control by iPhone

    For more info please see http://www.pauljoy.com/workflow/iphone-remote-for-dslr-video/

    Category:
    DSLR
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • 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
  • Custom Operations

    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
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Custom White Balance on T2i (550D) or 7D

    Short instruction video to show how to white balance with custom WB setting on Canon T2i (550D) or 7D

    Category:
    DSLR
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Digital Photography Tips: How to get Correct Exposure and Avoid Blurry Photos in Low Light.

    In this video. I show you the four variables to keep in mind when trying to get a correct exposure with your Digital camera. I also go over some tips on making sure that your photos…

    Category:
    DSLR
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • DIY - camSlider - Making of - Part II - Electronics

    DIY Camera slider - Making of part II: The electronics of my Motion control/programmable Slider/Glider/Micro-Dolly. Not as interesting as the first Part, but Hey - it's also a…

    Category:
    DSLR
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • DIY Gearless Follow Focus Test

    A test shot done with a home made gearless follow focus. Also shown being mounted with different lens types. Theres a thread on how this was made over at DVXUser, Consolidated images…

    Category:
    DSLR
    Difficulty:
    Beginner

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