Lessons

  • Lens Flares

    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.

    Category:
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • How to Cook up a Recipe Video

    For inspiration on turning your favorite recipe into video form, we’ll break down a few examples into the essential ingredients.

    Category:
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Weekend Challenge: 5 Second Film

    How much can you cram into 5 seconds?

    Category:
    Editing
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Weekend Challenge: What I Like About You

    Take the time to celebrate some people who deserve to be celebrated; it's the What I Like About You project!

    Category:
    Editing
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • In-Camera Color and Image Settings

    Learn how to utilize your DSLR's in-camera color and image settings to set the look and feel of your image before you even press record!

    Category:
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • Basic Glidecam Setup

    Glidecams are great for smoothing out your shots. Learn how to set one up so you can achieve natural camera movement.

    Category:
    Gear
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • Timelapse with a DSLR

    Learn how to make a basic timelapse video with your DSLR.

    Category:
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Shooting an Interview

    Itching to try an on-camera interview with an intriguing subject but not sure where to start? Come along friends, we'll show you how it's done.

    Category:
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner

Tutorial Videos

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  • Tripod Crane Effect - Weekend Project/Quick Tut

    I want to first say that this isn't an original concept of mine, I saw it elsewhere, and wanted to get involved with the Weekend Project group. Also, I realize that this video…

    Category:
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Shutter Speed

    Join Jason and his friendly co-host as they help you make better video by taking a look at shutter speed.

    Category:
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Part 4: Focal Length & Prime VS Zoom

    This series is expanding! Check out the blog at www.arc-media.ca for more tutorials on DSLR Videography. Part 4 of an ongoing series of short training videos covering the basics…

    Category:
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Vertigo (or Dolly Zoom) effect using your tripod

    Episode 4 of the "Clever uses of a tripod" series. Episodes from the same series: Episode 1: http://vimeo.com/19010440 Episode 2: http://vimeo.com/19270844 Episode 3:…

    Category:
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Adjusting your exposure in a Low light situation - Filmmaking Tutorial

    Your exposure too dark? Here's some tips to help that Want to hear about new videos and more? Subscribe to the newsletter: http://eepurl.com/5rH-/ Subscribe to the channel for…

    Category:
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • 180 Degree Rule - Moviemaking Technique

    Here's a video explaining what "the line" or the 180 degree rule is for beginning filmmakers. This video, and a whole series of video like this are now for sale at AMAZON.COM!…

    Category:
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Canon PowerShot S95 1920x1080 Time Lapse Tutorial

    A short tutorial on making high definition time lapses using the Canon PowerShot S95 camera, an eraser and a rubber band!

    Category:
    Do It Yourself
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Light Writing Proposal

    This long exposure, and the making of footage, were shot over three nights in Raleigh, North Carolina as a proposal to Emily Kern. The words "Emily, will you marry me?"…

    Category:
    Lighting
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Advanced

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