Optical vs. Digital Zoom
When zooming in this digital age, an important distinction needs to be made between optical and digital zoom. Let's explore the difference together!
Screenplay Formatting Featured
This Vimeo lesson will focus on basic screenplay formatting. We will be running through the primary elements you need to know to start your screenwriting career!
Shooting video with a DSLR
Keys to understanding your camera settings and how to start shooting great video with your DSLR.
Do More With Your DSLR I: Working with Available Light Featured
DSLRs are powerful tools for video-making, but how do you make sure your settings are right for your lighting situation? Learn how with the Bui brothers!
Behind the Glass Part 3: Depth of Field Featured
What do a barbarian and an astronaut have in common? They both want to teach you about depth of field. Don't believe us? Read on!
Storytelling through interactive video
Tell stories in a non-linear way with interactive videos!
How to Make a Non-Profit Promo Video
Learn how to make a captivating video for your non-profit organization.
Weekend Challenge: Hot or Cold
This week, try capturing the essence of temperature.
Flip How-To: Depth of Field Adapters
This How-To explains how to achieve a shallow depth of field effect in your movies. It also explains how to use a Depth of Field adapter to improve the look of your short films. Please…
Me Right Now Focussing
Focussing gets much better with this test card. Found one at http://www.bealecorner.org/red/test-patterns/star-chart-bars144-600dpi.png Camera Sanyo Xacti HD1010, Letus mini (had…
How to do Time-Lapse Photography
TWIPPHOTO contributor Nicole Young shows you how to make time-lapse photo/videos.
In this 90 second tutorial I explain some basics about your camera dial, including the Tv, Av, and M modes.
TIPS lightweight tripods with small cams.
I used all small cams the old Sony HC9, Panasonic GH1 and new LUMIX FT1 and of course my Sanyo Xacti HD2000. Sound Edirol and Tomrig. My idea about a monopod connected with two other…
Tutorial: Using Live View to set White Balance
Exact steps may vary depending on camera model but this quick tutorial shows you the benefit of using Live View to set your White Balance. Live View gives you a real time update of…
Depth of Field (DoF) is easy to understand, but it is often extremely poorly explained. It's all about selective focus. For consumers with conveniently small camcorders, you only…
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