Lessons

  • Weekend Challenge: Introduce Yourself

    For our 100th Challenge, make a video to creatively introduce yourself!

    Category:
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • 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.

    Category:
    Behind The Scenes
    Do It Yourself
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Setting the Pace Featured

    The pace of your shots have a huge impact on the mood your viewers experience when watching your videos. This lesson will show you some super basic principles to help you set the tone you're aiming for.

    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
  • Monopod Mania Featured

    Monopods, they aren't the jealous cousins of their more multi-limbed cousins, tripods. No, they are a force of camera stabilization to reckon with and can help take your shooting to another level. Learn how to use one along with some other cool tricks in this lesson.

    Category:
    Do It Yourself
    DSLR
    Gear
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Weekend Challenge: Convey a Color II

    Show your true colors and make a video that expresses a hue of your choosing.

    Category:
    Editing
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • 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?

    Category:
    Behind The Scenes
    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

Tutorial Videos

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  • Tech Tip - White Balance

    When shooting video and digital, it's important to set the WHITE BALANCE. Scott spears talks about the different ways in this tech tip for beginners. FRAMELINES (http://www.framelines.tv)…

    Category:
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Film Ed Academy Of The Arts - Training Video

    A video created for the Film Ed* Academy of the Arts Summer Workshop and for student training in film production.

    Category:
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • 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
  • Exporting for Upload to Vimeo with Adobe Media Encoder CS4

    Note: If your video is standard definition, set your data rate to 2000kbps and your display resolution to either 640x480 (4:3) or 640x360 (16:9). For more information and tutorials,…

    Category:
    Editing
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Testing Canon's ISO noise in Video mode on the 60D

    Technicolor just released a Picture Profile called CineStyle (bit.ly/lTApYK) for Canon DSLR's. It's similar to the SuperFlat style most users have defined for themselves,…

    Category:
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Light writing guide

    Photographic light recording.

    Category:
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner

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