Lessons

  • Frame Rate Vs. Shutter Speed - Setting The Record Straight Featured

    Nowadays, with so much technological jargon being thrown around, it can be easy to forget certain concepts or confuse them for other ones. A prime example of this is demonstrated by the confusion between frame rates and shutter speeds. Let’s taken a minute to clarify.

    Category:
    DSLR
    Gear
    Shooting
    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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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

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  • 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
  • Original DSLR Cinema/Field Bundle Tutorial

    This Redrock Micro tutorial details the setup of the DSLR Cinema Bundle and Field Bundles. Note: This is a tutorial covering a bundle configuration no longer shipping. If you purchased…

    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
  • Follow focus & viewfinder for under $400

    After waiting for almost a month to get all the parts, here is the 15 mil rods system with follow focus ($100 from DFocus), viewfinder for the LCD display with quick release plate and…

    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
  • Shooting Video on the Canon 7D - White Balance (6/9)

    Ironically, this recording was shot using auto-white balance rather than a custom white-balance. The recording is super warm and yucky. Sorry - Auto White Balance - ColorRight…

    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
  • Zone AF

    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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