Lessons

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Lighting with a Bounce Featured

    Looking for a simple, inexpensive way to spruce up your lighting? A bounce is a handy lighting tool used to attain even, natural looking light.

    Category:
    Lighting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • White Balance

    Proper white balance is critical to properly capture the colors in your video image. Learn what is, why it's important, and how you can adjust it in this lesson.

    Category:
    Lighting
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Weekend Challenge: Long Portrait III

    Find someone, convince them to stay put, film it — you've got yourself a long portrait!

    Category:
    Lighting
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • 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

Tutorial Videos

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  • DSLR Lighting Techniques from Eve Hazelton

    For more like this, grab yourself a copy of Eve's 1 hour long lighting masterclass: https://www.e-junkie.com/ecom/gb.php?i=EVEHAZLM&c=single&cl=219939 In this tutorial…

    Category:
    Lighting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Photographic And Video Lighting: The ABC's

    Photographic And Video Lighting: The ABC's Before we talk about photographic and video lighting let me briefly introduce another concept: f-stops. Around the lens, on a ring, or…

    Category:
    Lighting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Tech Tip - China Lanterns

    Scott Spears shows us the cool CHINA LANTERNS for lighting on the cheap! FRAMELINES (http://www.framelines.tv) is brought to you in part by BACKYARD HD http://www.backyardhd.com/ TAPE…

    Category:
    Lighting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • REVIEW: ePhoto LED Panels

    I have been super impressed with this LED panel. Here are some of my thoughts. Find links and more information here: http://dslrvideoshooter.com/?p=2699 ePhoto 600: http://tinyurl.com/3zovw58 ePhoto…

    Category:
    Gear
    Lighting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Lesson 3: Lighting & Colour - tutorial

    Category:
    Lighting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Lighting Infinite White

    An infinite white background is more than hip and trendy. Clean, professional and flexible, the secret is in the lighting. And while framing the head and shoulders is easy, lighting…

    Category:
    Lighting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Seamless White Background @ Home Tutorial

    Quick tutorial on how I do my seamless white background Sportrait Photos. I'll show you my setup and processing procedure.

    Category:
    Lighting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner

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