The Wonders of Slating
Slating, or using a clapperboard, is something you've probably seen in movies, but what is it and why is it done?
Shooting Winter Action Sports
Learn how to capture winter action sports with techniques that will give your videos a totally pro look.
Do-It-Yourself Follow Focus
A follow focus let's you get that smooth in and out of focus look you see in movies. Learn how to make one for less than the price of a good sandwich.
Scary Special Effects: Part Boo! Featured
We're back with more spooky effects that will leave you shaking in your boots!
Green Screen Basics Featured
Green screens have become an essential tool for all filmmakers that allow you to pull off some crazy effects. Have you ever wondered how they work? Let’s check it out.
Scary Special Effects Featured
Is your video lacking in the scary effects department? Think it's impossible to create convincing visuals on a budget? Well special effects aren't as hard as you think. We'll show you how to create three easy effects you can use to make your videos super scary!
Acting 101 Featured
To be, or not to be? We may never know for sure, but it isn't as hard as you'd think to convincingly deliver your favorite Bill Shakespeare lines. We got some tips on the basics of acting to help you pull off Hamlet — or a guy trying to save the world from asteroids — with total confidence.
Lens flares can add a bit of, yes, flair, to your shots. Read on to learn how you can incorporate these bursts of beauty while shooting or in post-production.
Chapter 10 - Alternative Animation Techniques
This How-To explains the various Alternative Animation Techniques, such as Greenscreen and Light Painting styles. To see these techniques utilized in-context, check out Surreality…
HDMI/Composite HD/HD-SDI DIY portable capture station tutorial
DOWNLOAD FIRST GENERATION CINEFORM files on my blog............. http://www.henryolonga.net/Blog/?p=674 This is a tutorial for those people who want to capture the highest quality…
Time-Lapse and Photo-Video Techniques
Here are some of the camera techniques I used in the "Every Photo Shot For The Conan O’Brien Title Sequence" video I put up. Many people have asked how I did the time-lapse,…
Tech Tip - C-stands
The most common and useful tool in all gripology is the C-Stand. Scott Spears talks about its many uses for this tech tip for beginners. FRAMELINES (http://www.framelines.tv) is…
The Big Ole Lens Test
A bunch of Boston area shooters got together for an informal look at how lenses of different costs (ranging from $450-$18K) looked on the same camera (a Panasonic AF-100) in the same…
Shutter speed test at 25fps
Testing the effect of shutter speed on a fast moving object when shooting video. Shot with two Canon 7Ds. This is the version with both cameras at 25fps and the baseline shutter speed…
the tilt/shift lenses demystified. brought to you by canon live learning
from chicago, to the grand canyon and hoover damn, we really traveled far and wide to put this one together. the tilt/shift lenses can be a rather technical set to wrap your head around…
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