Macro - A Closer Look
Macro, it's a pretty cool technique for capturing the smaller things in life, but what is it exactly and why is it used? Check out our lesson on macro to learn!
Image Sensors Featured
Learn what an image sensor is and what it does! Why is it important to know about when you're buying your camera?
Weekend Challenge: Short and Spooky
This weekend, give someone goosebumps in under a minute. If you've got it, haunt it.
Tripods, an Exposè!
Are your shots shakier than the San Andreas fault line? Do your attempts at smooth panning end up giving your viewers a case of vertigo? Well help is on the way! Let's learn about tripods!
Weekend Challenge: Untranslatable
Explore the meaning behind untranslatable words through video.
Green Screen Basics Featured
Green screens have become an essential tool for all filmmakers that allow you to pull off some crazy effects. Have you ever wondered how they work? Let’s check it out.
Varying Your Shot Composition Featured
Shot variety is an essential part of telling your story in an engaging, dynamic fashion. Learn some of the most basic shot types you can use in your next video project.
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!
How to Timelapse with a GoPro
Here is a quick tutorial which shows the basics on setting up your GoPro to take timelapse shots at certain intervals, and how to edit them using a Mac. While we use Final Cut Pro…
Jaybilizer 3000 Camera Stabilizer Shooting Techniques and Montage
This video goes over some of the shooting techniques for the Jaybilizer 3000 a homemade "Steadicam Merlin-type" camera stabilizer. The techniques include Orbiting shots,…
Know What You're Shooting
Becky Kagan, Owner of Liquid Productions, LLC gives you tips and tricks to shooting both topside and underwater video. When you jump into the water to shoot video or stills do you…
Lightpainting How-to with Photojojo!
Seen those cool ads where they they draw things in mid-air using streaks of light in their photos? It's super easy. All you need is your camera, a tripod, some flashlights, and…
Light writing guide
Photographic light recording.
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?"…
Marketers Cruise 2010 Part 2: POV with small cams
New technique of holding a Sanyo Xacti HD2000 + extra wide lens and Panasonic GH1 on a special lightweight boompole. All shot during massive photo session on deck 11 Carnival Dream…
Me right now: Jans bare steadyhand trick
Demo of my bare steadyhand trick holding my beloved 300 gramms Sanyo baby. (Do not forget to rise your left pinky and use your right middle finger to balance Xacti + Century Fish Eye).…
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