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
  • Polarizing Filters

    Do you like color? Do you like detail? It's time to step your game up by shooting with a polarizing filter. Not sure what that is? We won't hold it against you. Just read on!

    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
  • 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
  • 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
  • DSLR Video Importing & Conversion

    How to import your DSLR video footage to your computer and converted into an editing friendly format.

    Category:
    DSLR
    Editing
    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
  • 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

Tutorial Videos

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  • Vincent Laforet, Episode Two: Camera Settings

    The Phoenix Group (www.phoenixgp.com) went on location with Canon Explorer of Light Vincent Laforet to Los Angeles to create a Canon Shooter’s Insight Documentary and 7 educational…

    Category:
    DSLR
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • LCD viewfinder tutorial

    I have had this idea for a while, but procrastination put it off.

    Category:
    Do It Yourself
    DSLR
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • 7D 24p Slow Motion! [After Effects Tutorial]

    24p to 24p overcrank 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! Fast-Action…

    Category:
    DSLR
    Editing
    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
  • Shooting Video on the Canon 7D - Presets (7/9)

    - Setting up the C1-C3 presets for video shooting Based on the excellent video tutorial by Tyler Ginter http://vimeo.com/7622493 The neutral picture style (Saturation -1) is from…

    Category:
    DSLR
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • 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

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