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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Do More With Your DSLR II: Building a Rig Featured

    When it comes to DSLRs, rigs are all the rage. Find out what they are, how to use one, and other great tips for keeping your shots stable from the Bui brothers!

    Category:
    DSLR
    Gear
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Shooting video with a DSLR

    Keys to understanding your camera settings and how to start shooting great video with your DSLR.

    Category:
    DSLR
    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
  • 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

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  • DSLR Episode #4: Custom DSLR Rig for Shooting Interviews

    In this episode, I share a rig setup I use for documentary and interview shoots. For links to ALL the gear and accessories mention in this video view the show notes here: http://dslrvideoshooter.com/custom-rig-for-shooting-interviews/

    Category:
    DSLR
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • The Great Camera Shootout 2010 Web 3: The Revolution Begins...

    Great Camera Shootout 2010 Web 3: The Revolution Begins... The DSLR vs FILM showdown ends with tests looking at Green Screen, Resolution, Pseudo Raw, and Color. hear discussions…

    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
  • DSLR Episode #13: Prime Lenses

    Sigma 30mm: http://tinyurl.com/4nx84fu Canon 50mm: http://tinyurl.com/4v3cjgv Nikkor Lenses: http://tinyurl.com/475xvdo Nikon to EOS Adapter: http://tinyurl.com/4f7csuk

    Category:
    DSLR
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Part 9: ISO

    This series is expanding! Check out the blog at www.arc-media.ca for more tutorials on DSLR Videography. Part 9 of an ongoing series of short training videos covering the basics…

    Category:
    DSLR
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Shooting Video on the Canon 7D - Intro (1/9)

    - HD-DSLR Background - Resolution - Latitude - Frame Rate This video tutorial was originally created as a hands-on Canon 7D training guide for the video team at our church. It…

    Category:
    DSLR
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Getting Started with the GH2: Part 1

    It seems like I've been getting quite a few questions from current and soon-to-be GH2 owners about camera setup. I put together this quick walkthrough for setting up your GH2 with…

    Category:
    DSLR
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Quick Take: HDSLR Follow Focus Overview

    The purpose of this review was to get as many follow focus units as we could in the same place, show some of the features and the pricing. The only winner here is the consumer. We now…

    Category:
    DSLR
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Beginner

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