Lessons

  • 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
  • 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?

    Category:
    Gear
    Shooting
    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
  • 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!

    Category:
    Gear
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Behind the Glass Part 2: Focal Length Featured

    Focal length is a critical element of lens selection. Watch and learn as Vincent teaches Blake the basics of choosing the best lenses for different scenarios.

    Category:
    DSLR
    Gear
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • The Basics of Underwater Video

    Are you an aquatic explorer who wants to share your H2O adventures via video? Learn the basics of shooting underwater in this handy guide to mastering the seven seas of video.

    Category:
    Gear
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Cameras

    Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Cameras or MILCs are small but pack an image capturing punch. Learn more about them in this lesson.

    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

Tutorial Videos

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  • DIY FTW: shoulder mount

    My husband Josh explains how he made my custom shoulder mount (and saved me lots of money!). Sorry for the crummy quality of the vid/audio - this was shot on my little point-and-shoot.…

    Category:
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • The Panasonic DVX100B-Part #1 An Outside Tour

    This is the first video in a series about the revolutionary DVX 100B. Here, you'll learn where all the manual controls are found and what they do. In an HD world, the DVX 100B…

    Category:
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Sekonic Deluxe Light Meter - Basic Incident Usage

    From setting the film speed, to determining an f-stop, this video details the proper usage of the Sekonic Deluxe.

    Category:
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • The Panasonic DVX 100B-Part#2 An Inside Tour

    The second part in the DVX 100B series, here you'll see the camera's functions through the LCD viewfinder. You should watch Part#1 An Outside Tour before proceeding, as you…

    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
  • Sony HDR-SR11 Camcorder Video Review - 120 Frames Per Second

    I took a few hours today to put this together. I hope it helps someone out there make a decision on buying a video camera. I just got a new Sony HDR-SR11 camcorder that I will use…

    Category:
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • JAG35 PRO with Magnet Flip Trick on Sony SR11 Camcorder - Video Review

    Check out http://www.tomguilmette.com for more info. This is my second review for the JAG35 Pro. I like this adapter a lot for the low price tag. It works very well on my Sony HDR-SR11. In…

    Category:
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • How to use a light meter

    In this video, Kerry from CameraDojo.com shows how to use a light meter to get a good exposure on a product shot.

    Category:
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Beginner

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