Creator Q&A: Catch a snowflake on your camera, not your tongue
Physics major and time-lapse master Vyacheslav Ivanov mesmerized us with his video of magically forming snowflakes. We asked him to reveal his snowy secrets.
Scary Special Effects Featured
Is your video lacking in the scary effects department? Think it's impossible to create convincing visuals on a budget? Well special effects aren't as hard as you think. We'll show you how to create three easy effects you can use to make your videos super scary!
Do-It-Yourself Dolly and Shoulder Rig
Learn how to build a dolly and a shoulder rig without spending all of your lunch money.
Fix it in Post: Removing the boom (or other unwanted elements) from your shot
Boom in the shot? DP's reflection in the window? Before you scrap the footage, try this neat trick to remove unwanted elements from your shot!
Tripod Tricks Featured
Want to polish up your video productions but can't spare the cash for new equipment? Check out these cheap and easy tripod based tricks to give your video a professional look.
Weekend Challenge: Flashlighting
Create a video that uses a flashlight for lighting purposes!
Weekend Challenge: Call to Action
Whatever you are passionate about doing, get the Vimeo community onboard! Make a short 1 minute video urging viewers to act.
Weekend Challenge: Find Your Center
This weekend, we challenge YOU to create your very own symmetrical masterpiece! Conceptualize, shoot and edit a video (no more than one minute in length) using only shots where the subject is centered.
DIY Car Mounts for Small Camcorders
**Check out Part 2 (Afterthoughts): http://www.vimeo.com/18414791 OK all you Michael Bay wannabes (OK, that includes me); this DIY video shows a couple of basic camera mounts for…
DIY Variable-ND filter
I'm certainly not the first to do this, but most are just picture tutorials. I thought it would be helpful to watch someone complete the process. Cheap circular polarization…
DSLR Episode #8: How to Get Macro Shots With Any Lens
In this episode we look at how to turn any lens into a macro lens using affordable Diopters. Find links and show notes on DSLRVideoShooter.com -- Website: http://dslrvideoshooter.com Twitter:…
How to make that cardboard hood to assist you in making your own custom bokeh when shooting images. More info here: http://eirikso.com/2008/01/08/an-impressive-yet-simple-photographic-effect/
Shoot video UNDERWATER for less than $19!!!
I recently made this fantastic underwater video camera housing for only $19, and have used it to capture some great underwater footage. 2013 update:- Ian Usher - Traveller, Adventurer,…
Quick Tüt: LIS
Have you ever had the need to take a tripod on a trip but lacked the necessary space? Here's one for you! It's nothing original, really. I've seen it in use a few times…
The "Sphere Arm" tripod arm for filming Insects (DIY)
I just started to film insects and i don't like the way tripods work. On a tripod your camera describes a circle and "looks" from the inside out. What i want is that…
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