Video 101: Choosing a Camera Featured
Average Joe wants to get started making videos, but he isn't sure where to even begin with picking out a camera. Never fear, Andrea from Vimeo is here to save the day!
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.
Control the Sun With a Matte Box
So you've got a really great shot, but it's ruined by pesky lens flares. What to do? Matte box to the rescue!
Capturing Good Sound Featured
Sound can be a pretty daunting aspect of any shoot, professional or amateur. Check out this lesson for a break down on capturing great sound for your video!
Image Sensors Featured
Learn what an image sensor is and what it does! Why is it important to know about when you're buying your camera?
Our Guide to Giving Gear
Have a budding videographer on your to-buy-for list and no idea where to begin? We'll help you find the perfect present.
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!
Do-It-Yourself Dolly and Shoulder Rig
Learn how to build a dolly and a shoulder rig without spending all of your lunch money.
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…
The Big Ole Lens Test
A bunch of Boston area shooters got together for an informal look at how lenses of different costs (ranging from $450-$18K) looked on the same camera (a Panasonic AF-100) in the same…
Flip Float (Mini Camera Stabilizer)
A brief video explanation of the construction of what I'm calling the Flip Float. It's a mini camera stabilizer inspired by the Steadicam Merlin and other DIY camera projects.…
How to shoot HDR Timelapse
MiLapse shows you how to setup a HDR timelapse shot using the Dynamic Perception Stage Zero Dolly, MX2 DollyShield and Pentax K7.
Balance Flycam Glidecam Steadicam Stabilizer
After this video, there were more questions about balancing a stabilizer: http://cheesycam.com/flycam-nano-stabilizer-abused-with-7d-tokina/ There's plenty of tutorials online,…
Home made stabilizer, DIY steadycam for 5DmkII, merlin steadicam
You can order the complete gimbal : http://www.gueugnot.com/steadycam-gimbal-handle/ building a stabilizer for my 5DmkII
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