Lessons

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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

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