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  • 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
  • An Introduction to Flying Camera Stabilizers

    Flying camera stabilizers are awesome apparatuses that help you get smooth shots in places where a dolly won’t cut it. Read on to learn the history of these useful devices and get practical tips for making the most of them.

    Category:
    Gear
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • The Art of Lens Whacking

    Lens whacking, also called free lensing, is a method of shooting with the lens detached from the camera body. It allows light leaks, creates a tilt shift focus effect, and adds a dreamlike, vintage quality to your footage.

    Category:
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • 360º Building Capture

    Interested in a bit of hometown adventuring? Learn a revolutionary way to capture buildings from all angles in this latest lesson.

    Category:
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • 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
  • Bokeh Basics

    What are those dreamy circles of light in every scene shot at night? Let's go over the basics of bokeh, and learn how this blurred background effect can help you create a little bit of movie magic.

    Category:
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • Dynamic Range Defined

    "Dynamic range" and "latitude" may sound like scary cinematographer words, but we think you're ready to be edified. In this lesson we'll define dynamic range and latitude, and learn some nifty tricks to increase them to attain perfectly exposed footage.

    Category:
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • Painting with Light

    Want to know how those cool stop motion light streaks are made? It's not as hard as you think!

    Category:
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • 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
  • Face Rip Tutorial

    Learn how we made a gory face rip special effect scene with After Effects!

    Category:
    Software
    Difficulty:
    Advanced

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