Lessons

  • Tilt-Shift Featured

    The tilt-shift effect. What is it? What does it mean? How do you do it? All your questions answered in this tell all lesson!

    Category:
    DSLR
    Shooting
    Software
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • Weekend Challenge: Extreme Shots

    Get right up in our faces and wave from a distance with Extreme Close Ups and Extreme Wide Shots weekend!

    Category:
    Editing
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • All About Drones 'n' Dronies

    What with the ever-heightening popularity of drones in the videosphere, along with the recent birth of the “drone selfie,” it seems high time, indeed, for a fly-by lesson on aerial videography.

    Category:
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Scary Special Effects: Part Boo! Featured

    We're back with more spooky effects that will leave you shaking in your boots!

    Category:
    Do It Yourself
    Editing
    Shooting
    Software
    Sound
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • 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!

    Category:
    Do It Yourself
    Shooting
    Software
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • F-stops and Aperture

    An alien language or a handy tool for taking killer photos and videos? Uncover the secrets of F-stop in this quick guide to your camera's aperture.

    Category:
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Weekend Challenge: Extreme Shots II

    Get up close and personal, or keep your distance, with close ups and wide shots.

    Category:
    Editing
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner

Tutorial Videos

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  • 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…

    Category:
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • 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…

    Category:
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • 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,…

    Category:
    DSLR
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • 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…

    Category:
    Gear
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • CStand

    Category:
    Gear
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • 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…

    Category:
    Gear
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • 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…

    Category:
    DSLR
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • 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…

    Category:
    DSLR
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Advanced

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