Lessons

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • How To Stop Shaky Camera Syndrome Featured

    A shaky video can sometimes make your video look amateurish. In this lesson you can learn what the proper tools are to make your shots look smooooooth.

    Category:
    Gear
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Slow Motion on a Budget

    So you want to shoot a slow motion scene but don't have the funds for a high end slow motion camera? Here are a couple of techniques for achieving that slow-mo look without breaking the bank.

    Category:
    Editing
    Gear
    Shooting
    Software
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • Video 101: Importing with iMovie

    One of the first steps to editing a video is getting that footage into your editing program. This lesson will show you how to import your videos into iMovie so you can start editing your masterpiece!

    Category:
    Editing
    Gear
    Software
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Building a Snorricam Featured

    Learn how to build and use a snorricam, a funnily named rig that uses a unique perspective to produce fantastic effects.

    Category:
    Do It Yourself
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Advanced

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  • Zacuto Great Camera Shootout 2010 Webisode 2: How Sensitive Can You Get?

    Great Camera Shootout Webisode 2: Round 2 kicks off with camera assessment tests: sensitivity to ultra-sensitivity. Hear commentary from DPs: Stephen Goldblatt ASC, BSC, Shane Hurlbut…

    Category:
    Gear
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • 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
  • How to load the Bolex H16 Rex 4 16mm camera

    A short guide to loading the Bolex camera.

    Category:
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • $60 Portable 4-Panel LED Video Light Solution

    I just published my written review here: http://cameratown.com/reviews/coleman/ I stumbled across this item today while shopping at the local wholesale club. The Coleman QUAD Lantern…

    Category:
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • M2 Encore Setup Tutorial

    This tutorial covers the basic setup and configuration of the M2 Encore cinema lens adapter. This tutorial is geared for new adapter owners setting up the M2 Encore for the first time

    Category:
    DSLR
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • quick dolly test

    This is quick test from yesterday ,shots were taken in backyard only , will try do some more examples next week. Minimum speed 1meter / 110 hours ,max speed its approx 1 meter per…

    Category:
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Manfrotto 394 quick release plates

    Video review of the Manfrotto 394, for more info please see my blog at www.pauljoy.com

    Category:
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Mini Skateboard for HD Minicams

    Flying soon to and through US with a mini Glider to reduce weight. Also with me a FaderND for Panasonic Lumix GH1 and other gadgets. More info and tips on our blog: cameraeducator.blogspot.com

    Category:
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Beginner

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