Holding a Camera Like a Pro
Holding a camera steady with your hands while shooting is a tough task. Check out these helpful tips.
Creator Q&A: Catch a snowflake on your camera, not your tongue
Physics major and time-lapse master Vyacheslav Ivanov mesmerized us with his video of magically forming snowflakes. We asked him to reveal his snowy secrets.
Weekend Challenge: Long Portrait - Monologue
Sit, stare, and film yourself a Long Portrait!
Want to learn how to make a timelapse video? Look no further, we have several, made by some of the best video wizards on Vimeo. Check it out!
Weekend Challenge: Shoot an Interview
Interview somebody with a good story for this weekend's Challenge.
Weekend Challenge: One-Shot Video
Read about our process in making the one-shot wonder Vimeo Video Jam, and then make your very own!
Directing 101 Featured
Being a director is no simple task, but with a bit of expert advice you'll be donning a beret and yelling action in no time.
POV (Point of View) Featured
Point of View (POV) is a camera perspective used in all sorts of videos. Learn what it is and why it can help your video viewers leap into experiencing your story.
3D Stereoscopic with Sony Vegas DSLR
MAKE FULL SCREEN (for VIMEO, get closer to screen, about 12" for best effect) Use BLUE/RED glasses Learn MORE HERE: http://www.obviouschildblog.com/2010/05/3d-stereoscopic-with-sony-vegas-dslr.html 3D…
Tutorial 5 - Cinematography / HMI Par Lighting
In this tutorial I explain the most common use for HMI Par lights both indoors and outside. Get my full length film-making instructional DVD here: http://www.tlapro.com/ShortFilmSchoolDVD.aspx For…
Energize: Star Trek Transporter Effect
This is a brief overview of Star Trek's classic transporter effect. With a little history and a host of examples, recreating this effect in your video editing software is fun and…
Packed: Chroma Key Test - DIY
Pas and I are working on a small project together. "Packed". We needed to do a quick test with a DIY Green Screen to see how well the green blanket would work. Not to bad.…
How to shoot the Norther Lights with XDCAM EX
I've just got back from Iceland where a run some 3D master classes which were a big hit. While there I tried to get more Aurora footage on the final evening. I also put together…
Timescapes: Timelapse Dolly Project
Get updates about my film and download my 1080p videos: timescapes.org http://twitter.com/timescapes I spent the last couple of nights testing my new dolly. It's custom made…
Shooting Driving Plates for 24
Cameras: Canon 5D mark II, Canon 1D mark IV 5D exoskeletons by: Curt von Badinski Visit our new VFX Channel for more cool videos and camera tests at www.stargatestudios.net/channel
Vincent Laforet, EOS-1D Mark IV, Intro
The Phoenix Group (www.phoenixgp.com) went on location with Canon Explorer of Light Vincent Laforet to Los Angeles to create a Canon Shooter’s Insight Documentary and 7 educational…
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