Weekend Challenge: Forever Summer
Sum up your summer in a video using all the clips left lying around in the sun.
The Art of Lens Whacking
Lens whacking, also called free lensing, is a method of shooting with the lens detached from the camera body. It allows light leaks, creates a tilt shift focus effect, and adds a dreamlike, vintage quality to your footage.
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!
Weekend Challenge: Tell Us a Ghost Story
Spook us, scare us, leave us shaking in our ergonomic office chairs!
Basic Glidecam Setup
Glidecams are great for smoothing out your shots. Learn how to set one up so you can achieve natural camera movement.
Handcrafting a Spooky Scene
Friend of Vimeo and special effects aficionado Brian Lonano shows us how to make a spooky graveyard scene!
Weekend Challenge: Variations on a Theme
This weekend, pick a subject and mess with it! We're looking at themes and variations.
Do More With Your DSLR II: Building a Rig Featured
When it comes to DSLRs, rigs are all the rage. Find out what they are, how to use one, and other great tips for keeping your shots stable from the Bui brothers!
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…
How To Shoot With Tilt/Shift Lenses. Canon Cinema Caravan (2010)
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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