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.
Creator Q&A: Shooting with Pentax in a new context
Photographers Antoine Pai and Matthieu Maury show us Paris through a new lens with the help of a Pentax 67.
Weekend Challenge: Short and Spooky
This weekend, give someone goosebumps in under a minute. If you've got it, haunt it.
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!
Three Tricks For Your Impossibly Small Film Crew Featured
As long as you have a camera, a friend, and an idea, you can make your movie!
Weekend Challenge - Repetition
Create a video that addresses the repetition of every day life, a completely inorganic instance, or anything in between!
Spice up Your Stills with Photoscapes
In this Video School lesson, we encourage you to use fresh and interesting ways to present still photos and archival material in your films.
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.
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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