1. All about post production for DSLR filmmakers. The companion article can be found at http://philipbloom.net/2013/12/09/working-with-less-part-4-postproduction/

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    This is the fourth in a series of videos which go in-depth explaining how to use simple, affordable equipment to make high-quality cinematic films.
    The first video was all about the gear: vimeo.com/71180315
    The second video was all about the camera: vimeo.com/73909925
    The third video was all about Magic Lantern: vimeo.com/74376376
    The fifth video was about how I built my slider: vimeo.com/82504107

    The film that I discuss in the video can be seen here: vimeo.com/46762697

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  2. This is the first in a series of videos which go in-depth explaining how to use simple, affordable equipment to make high-quality cinematic films.

    The film that I discuss in the video can be seen here: vimeo.com/46762697
    The companion article can be found at http://philipbloom.net/2013/07/31/working-with-less-or-get-out-there-and-shoot-part-1/

    And follow me on http://facebook.com/davidkongfilm for the latest updates.

    The second video was all about the Camera: vimeo.com/73909925
    The third video was all about Magic Lantern: vimeo.com/74376376
    The fourth video was all about Postproduction: vimeo.com/80641925
    The fifth video was about how to build my slider: vimeo.com/82504107

    Vimeo has sadly disabled the Tip Jar, but if this video was helpful to you, please consider sending a few dollars to david@davidkong.net via PayPal: http://paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_donations&business=david%40davidkong%2enet&lc=US&item_name=David%20Kong&currency_code=USD&bn=PP%2dDonationsBF%3abtn_donateCC_LG%2egif%3aNonHosted

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  3. High-end cinematic images on low-end DSLRs. This video goes very in-depth into how the DSLR works – I cover everything you need to know about formats, codecs, and dynamic range in order to get the most cinematic images. I’ll be explaining how I creatively worked around the limitations of this low-end DSLR with a pretty bad codec and pretty bad dynamic range.

    Be sure to check out its companion article as well: http://philipbloom.net/2013/09/06/part2/
    And follow me on http://facebook.com/davidkongfilm for the latest updates.

    This is the second in a series of videos which go in-depth explaining how to use simple, affordable equipment to make high-quality cinematic films.
    The first video was all about the gear: vimeo.com/71180315
    The third video was all about Magic Lantern: vimeo.com/74376376
    The fourth video was all about Postproduction: vimeo.com/80641925
    The fifth video was about how I built my slider: vimeo.com/82504107

    The film that I discuss in the video can be seen here: vimeo.com/46762697
    Vimeo has sadly disabled the Tip Jar, but if this video was helpful to you, please consider sending a few dollars to david@davidkong.net via PayPal: http://paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_donations&business=david%40davidkong%2enet&lc=US&item_name=David%20Kong&currency_code=USD&bn=PP%2dDonationsBF%3abtn_donateCC_LG%2egif%3aNonHosted

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  4. If you work with video, it's vital to understand how codecs work and how they change your image. In this tutorial, I cover all of the big concepts behind codecs, breaking it down into understandable pieces. While the nitty-gritty of compression algorithms can get complicated, all of the main ideas are quite simple.
    Part two of this series is here: vimeo.com/115534648

    Follow me on http://facebook.com/davidkongfilm for the latest updates.

    Here's an overview of the topics covered:

    - What a codec is - And how it differs from a container.
    - Different types of codecs - And why I frequently use 4 different codecs on a single project.
    - Bit Depth - What it means and why it matters.
    - Chroma Subsampling - 4:4:4, 4:2:2, and 4:2:0, and when it becomes an issue.
    - Spatial Compression and Blocking - One of the most common artefacts you see with normal work.
    - Temporal Compression - Long-GOP codecs, inter-frame compression, and ALL-I codecs.
    - Lossless vs. Lossy compression - How image compression differs from data compression.
    - Bit Rate - How to calculate bit rates and the differences between kbps/kBps/Mbps/MBps.
    - Raw - Briefly, the difference between Raw, compressed, and uncompressed video.

    Vimeo has sadly disabled the Tip Jar, but if this video was helpful to you, please consider sending a few dollars to david[at]davidkong.net via PayPal: http://paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_donations&business=david%40davidkong%2enet&lc=US&item_name=David%20Kong&currency_code=USD&bn=PP%2dDonationsBF%3abtn_donateCC_LG%2egif%3aNonHosted

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