If you're new to shooting with a DSLR, here are some things you'll need to know about lenses.
Preparing your gear for a shoot Featured
The night before your shoot is more important than you might think. Planning and preparation can make or break a video production. Here are some tips and tools filmmakers use to ensure they have what they need when they're on the set or out in the field.
TV/Computer Connection Guide
You have a computer and a TV, but like lousy roommates they don't talk to each other. Read on to find out how to make the two become best friends!
Mobile Filmmaking Gear Featured
Our friends at Photojojo sent us some awesome mobile filmmaking gear to play with! Come on, let's turn that tired mobile phone video into a masterpiece.
Do-It-Yourself Dolly and Shoulder Rig
Learn how to build a dolly and a shoulder rig without spending all of your lunch money.
Accessories are important as you start shooting. Learn about what you definitely need and things that you'll want for awesome looking videos.
Video 101: Shooting Basics Featured
Average Joe is at the park with his buddies shooting video with his new camera. Its a lot of fun, but a little confusing. Maybe Dan can help him out, whether Joe likes it or not.
Jibs and Cranes
Jibs and cranes can help you capture smooth tracking shots and add visual interest to your videos. Find out how they work and when to use them.
Vincent Laforet - DSLR Rig Custom Configuration Intro
Go to http://blog.vincentlaforet.com/mygear/configurations/ for DETAILED information on this kit - including details on every single piece in this configuration.
How to: Use a superclamp and articulated arm for support
Wanted to share the use I've found for a super clamp and articulated arm combination. It will fasten on anything it can grip and makes a nice steady hand hold. It will not replace…
Flip Ultra HD DIY Lens Hack
A couple of people have asked me how I get the wide-angle interior car shots in some of my videos. Here's a very quickly thrown together (and admittedly very long) video that…
35mm Lens Adapters
35mm lens adapters cost thousands to buy, hundreds to build, degrade the objective technical quality of your video and make your camcorder an entire magnitude more difficult to use.…
5Dmk2/7D lens comparison test
This is a short test with the tripod in the same spot switching between prime lenses to show how the crop affects the 7D. The subject, ace stand in Chris Clement, was roughly five…
Shoot video UNDERWATER for less than $19!!!
I recently made this fantastic underwater video camera housing for only $19, and have used it to capture some great underwater footage. 2013 update:- Ian Usher - Traveller, Adventurer,…
Tech Tip - C-stands
The most common and useful tool in all gripology is the C-Stand. Scott Spears talks about its many uses for this tech tip for beginners. FRAMELINES (http://www.framelines.tv) is…
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