Lessons

  • 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
  • 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.

    Category:
    Gear
    Lighting
    Shooting
    Sound
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Battery Basics

    Batteries are an essential part of any camera. Learn the basics of powering up to get your video rolling.

    Category:
    Gear
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Basic Glidecam Setup

    Glidecams are great for smoothing out your shots. Learn how to set one up so you can achieve natural camera movement.

    Category:
    Gear
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • Vimeo Takes NAB: Tech News

    Curious about what the tech buzz was at NAB 2013 but couldn't make it to Las Vegas? Here's a quick roundup!

    Category:
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • An Introduction to Flying Camera Stabilizers

    Flying camera stabilizers are awesome apparatuses that help you get smooth shots in places where a dolly won’t cut it. Read on to learn the history of these useful devices and get practical tips for making the most of them.

    Category:
    Gear
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • Viewfinders and Monitors: Tools to Help You Focus

    Attaining a sharp image is arguably one of the most important but challenging aspects of shooting. Fortunately, tools like viewfinders and monitors can help you get around the limitations of your camer's LCD screen.

    Category:
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • Tripods, an Exposè!

    Are your shots shakier than the San Andreas fault line? Do your attempts at smooth panning end up giving your viewers a case of vertigo? Well help is on the way! Let's learn about tripods!

    Category:
    Gear
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner

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