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  • 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
  • DSLR Mechanics Featured

    DSLRs are all the rage lately, but how do they work? Find out in this DSLR mechanics lesson. Let's get technical!

    Category:
    DSLR
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Setting up your DSLR

    This lesson covers a few simple changes you can make to your camera settings in order to get the best looking footage for your DSLR!

    Category:
    DSLR
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Recording sound for DSLRs

    Recording high quality sound for your DSLR can be tricky business. Here are a few ways to help you record.

    Category:
    DSLR
    Sound
    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
  • Behind the Glass Part 3: Depth of Field Featured

    What do a barbarian and an astronaut have in common? They both want to teach you about depth of field. Don't believe us? Read on!

    Category:
    DSLR
    Gear
    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
  • 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

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  • Canon 7D - TV cameraman Matt Jasper unboxes and rigs up his new 7D

    TV Network news cameraman Matt Jasper unboxes and rigs up his new Canon 7D. Products from Canon, Redrockmicro, Genus, Zacuto, Zoom, Sony and Pinknoise systems. More info on www.dslrnewsshooter.com Shot…

    Category:
    DSLR
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Shooting Video on the Canon 7D - More Lenses (3/9)

    - Canon EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 - Canon EF 85mm f/1.8 - Choosing the right lens Sorry the Canon EF 85mm was out of focus. I accidentally focused behind me when I setup the shot. In…

    Category:
    DSLR
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Shooting Video on the Canon 7D - Lens Overview (2/9)

    - Lens Anatomy - Mounting the Lens - Tokina 11-16mm f/2.8 - Canon EF 28-135mm f/3.5-f/5.6 - Image Stabilization Tutorial Playlist: http://vimeo.com/album/203339 Handout: http://d.pr/f/pISd This…

    Category:
    DSLR
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Canon 5dmkII workflow Part 1: Importing for edit

    This tutorial is out of date. Not sure why it is being promoted suddenly! Pretty much everything is out of date! Now I either use CS5.5 native editing or the Canon EOS E1 plug or…

    Category:
    DSLR
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Automatic AF point

    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
  • Memorizing AF Points

    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
  • AF Custom Functions

    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
  • Camera Operations

    The Phoenix Group (www.phoenixgp.com) traveled to Idaho to create a Shooter’s Insight documentary and 7 educational episodes about western photographer, David Stoecklein, as he…

    Category:
    DSLR
    Difficulty:
    Beginner

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