Lessons

  • Gels and Light Diffusion

    Properly diffused light with appropriate gels is one of the easiest ways to make your video look super slick and professional. Here's a quick overview.

    Category:
    Behind The Scenes
    Lighting
    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
  • Light 'Em Up: Basic Lights

    Think it's time to step up your production value with some lights? Let us help you with some basic info about commonly used video lights.

    Category:
    Lighting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Nighttime Shooting with a DSLR

    Shooting at night with your DSLR? This lesson will give you the tips for making your low light shots awesome.

    Category:
    DSLR
    Lighting
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • The Many Uses of a Ring Light

    You've seen the results, but you may not have known what the gear was behind the look. Learn about ring lights, and all the things you can use them for!

    Category:
    Lighting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Paper Lantern Lighting

    Learn how to get great soft lighting for your shoot using just an everyday household object!

    Category:
    Lighting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • An Introduction to Three-Point Lighting

    Learn the most basic form of lighting a subject for film and video using a triumvirate of light sources.

    Category:
    Lighting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner

Tutorial Videos

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  • Why Do We Light?

    In this tutorial I share with you the core elements about lighting for film and Video. So Why do we light? Well you light for 3 core reasons: 1) Create Contrast 2) Create…

    Category:
    Lighting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • TAKE 2 "How To Light A Green Screen" With Wuz Good

    Tip's and trick's for video production - www.digitaljuice.com

    Category:
    Lighting
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • FILM SCHOOL + 3 Point Lighting

    Learn the basics of 3 Point Lighting with Ashley Ford and The Blue Ocean.

    Category:
    Lighting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Tour of My DIY Low Budget Video Studio Setup

    UPDATED video: http://www.learningdslrvideo.com/tour-studio/ Here’s a tour of my DIY (do-it-yourself) video studio in my basement. Several people have asked how I create some…

    Category:
    Lighting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Lighting for Video in HD / An In Depth Documentary

    This documentary is an informative look into lighting for your videos on a low/no budget project. This documentary is hosted by your man, Maximilian Vartanian. I put this together…

    Category:
    Lighting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Tutorial 2 - Cinematography / Film Look / Lighting / Shot Design

    Music Video Film School DVD with over 5 hours of tutorials here: http://www.tlapro.com/MVFilmSchool.aspx Watch all my video & photo tutorials here: http://bit.ly/Tmd65z My website:…

    Category:
    Lighting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Affordable Lighting Techniques for Interviews

    I take a step further than the last video and showing my lighting setup as well as go over camera settings to get the best result using the 7D for small interview settings like this. For…

    Category:
    Lighting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner

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