Weekend Challenge: A Unique Point of View
We challenge you to create a short narrative utilizing several unique POV shots.
Get Funky with Photomotion
Learn how to make videos by taking still photos and editing them together to create motion!
Glossary of Common Video Terms Featured
This is a handy, ever-growing glossary to use when you need a refresher on video terms. What's the definition of "aperture" again?
Frame Rate Vs. Shutter Speed - Setting The Record Straight Featured
Nowadays, with so much technological jargon being thrown around, it can be easy to forget certain concepts or confuse them for other ones. A prime example of this is demonstrated by the confusion between frame rates and shutter speeds. Let’s taken a minute to clarify.
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.
Shooting video with a DSLR
Keys to understanding your camera settings and how to start shooting great video with your DSLR.
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!
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.
Lesson 5: Editing Techniques - tutorial
A detailed tutorial looking at the basics of editing in film
Jay Boy's No Budget Tutorials 02: Smooth Panning
Got this one from Eugenia vimeo.com/eugenia here at Vimeo. Sorry for the crapy sound! 1) I use two thin, stretched out rubber bands (about 2 inches when relaxed) work the best, a…
Tutorial 1-Cinematography / Film Look / Shot Design
Learn what makes great looking images in film, music videos etc. It's not always the camera but how you design the shots. In this first overall tutorial I try to explain in general…
HFSS Episode #5: Framing for Film
Guy and I talk about framing and show examples of framing people. We also touch on when to use certain shots and how to discern different head room levels and more. For more film…
DIY Steadicam Shot Without a Steadicam! DSLR Camera/Editing Trick!
Check out this simple and effective tutorial to learn how to shoot a tracking shot of a running scene with just your camera and a tripod! This camera trick will give your next film…
Rule of thirds
How to use the rule of thirds to get better composition in your photos
How to: Use a superclamp and articulated arm for support
Wanted to share the use I've found for a super clamp and articulated arm combination. It will fasten on anything it can grip and makes a nice steady hand hold. It will not replace a…
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