Lessons

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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

Tutorial Videos

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  • 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
  • DSLR Episode #1: Monitoring 7D on a Laptop

    In this video I show you how to use Canon's free remote shooting software with a laptop. http://www.dslrvideoshooter.com

    Category:
    DSLR
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • 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
  • 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
  • DSLR crop factor, lens types, Depth Of Field - Filmmaking Tutorial

    Want more tutorials like this? http://www.mediahalo.com/articles/?vim My Amazon Filmmaking recommended buy list: http://www.amazon.com/registry/wishlist/1ZETVDLH7JMLA/?_encoding=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&filter=all&layout=standard&linkCode=ur2&reveal=unpurchased&sort=priority&tag=viewnow-20&x=10&y=9 The…

    Category:
    DSLR
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • 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
  • 5D Mark II 60fps! [After Effects Tutorial]

    30p to 24p slow motion in After Effects CS3. This tutorial is so easy it's ridiculous. Please bestow a ♥ like or leave a ✉ comment if you have questions! All you 5D Mark…

    Category:
    DSLR
    Editing
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • 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

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