Lessons

  • 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!

    Category:
    Gear
    Sound
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • 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.

    Category:
    Gear
    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
  • 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
  • Display Tech: HDTV Buzzwords

    Cut through the marketing buzzwords and learn what's actually important when buying a new TV!

    Category:
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • 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.

    Category:
    Behind The Scenes
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • 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!

    Category:
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • 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.

    Category:
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Beginner

Tutorial Videos

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  • A free alternative to Zacuto: Your tripod

    Episode 1 of the "Clever uses of a tripod" series. Episodes from the same series: Episode 1: this one Episode 2: http://vimeo.com/19270844 Episode 3: http://vimeo.com/19544477 Episode…

    Category:
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Angenieux 25mm to 250mm f3.2 Zoom Lens and Letus Elite Review

    Please visit my website for a QuicktimeHD 720p version of this video: http://www.tomguilmette.com/wp/onlinefilm-gallery/equipment-reviews/angenieux-lens-and-letus-elite-review I rented…

    Category:
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Arriflex S Tips & Tricks

    Camera not running? Can't see anything through the viewfinder? Check out this clip for solving those pesky issues.

    Category:
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • Atlas 30 Camera Slider

    Dennis covers the latest Atlas 30 LTS upgrades with in the field and in camera footage. More information available on the Atlas 30 at http://www.cinevate.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=207 Thanks…

    Category:
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Attaching an Adaptimax to a PMW-EX3

    It's very quick and easy to attach an Adaptimax to a Sony PMW-EX3. in fact it takes just a few seconds as this short demonstration shows.

    Category:
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • 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,…

    Category:
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • Bracket1 - Camcorder Accessory Solution

    http://www.dvcreators.net/bracket-1/ Here we mount a variety of items onto the camera. First the HAMA/Delv shoe mount http://www.dvcreators.net/hama-delvcam-hot-shoe-mount/ Next we…

    Category:
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Buying a Filmmaking Camera on a budget - Filmmaking Tutorial

    Want more tutorials like this? mediahalo.com/articles/?vim What to look for when buying your first video camera Subscribe to the channel for these videos: vimeo.com/​channels/​indiejunkie The…

    Category:
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Beginner

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