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  • Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Cameras

    Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Cameras or MILCs are small but pack an image capturing punch. Learn more about them in this lesson.

    Category:
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Inspiration Motivation - Make Something Now!

    The act of creating something new — whether it be a video, a painting or a soufflé — can be daunting. In this lesson, I will share with you some handy tips for both combating your failure-fears, and utilizing the Internet as a tool for inspiration, not distraction.

    Category:
    Behind The Scenes
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Control the Sun With a Matte Box

    So you've got a really great shot, but it's ruined by pesky lens flares. What to do? Matte box to the rescue!

    Category:
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Gaff Tape: King of Tapes

    Gaff tape can get you into all sorts of sticky situations — in a good way! Learn more in this lesson.

    Category:
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Black and White Backgrounds

    Solid color backgrounds, typically white or black, can help give your video a nice polished presentation. Learn the basics of achieving this sleek look.

    Category:
    Do It Yourself
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Jibs and Cranes

    Jibs and cranes can help you capture smooth tracking shots and add visual interest to your videos. Find out how they work and when to use them.

    Category:
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • An Introduction to Three-Point Lighting

    Learn the most basic form of lighting a subject for film and video using a triumvirate of light sources.

    Category:
    Lighting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • The Basics of Image Resolution

    Confused by image resolution and the specialized terms that go along with it? Let us take you on a tour of the wonderful world of pixels and show you how getting to know these little squares can make a big difference in the quality of your videos.

    Category:
    Gear
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Final Cut Pro Keyboard Shortcuts

    Keyboard shortcuts help make editing your videos easier, faster, and more fun. Whether you're new to Final Cut or you've been editing for years and never learned them, these clever keystrokes will likely prove invaluable.

    Category:
    Editing
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • How to make a Behind the Scenes (BTS) video

    Learn all of the components of a typical BTS video so you can better document the making of a project, and give audiences a better understanding and appreciation of the final video.

    Category:
    Behind The Scenes
    Difficulty:
    Beginner

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