Crop Factor Featured
Crop factor can be an important consideration when you're selecting both your camera and lenses. Learn more about what it is and how it can impact your shooting in this lesson.
Do More With Your DSLR II: Building a Rig Featured
When it comes to DSLRs, rigs are all the rage. Find out what they are, how to use one, and other great tips for keeping your shots stable from the Bui brothers!
Curious about documentaries but a little fuzzy on the definition? Understanding the different forms of documentary filmmaking can improve your craft as a video creator, and broaden your horizons as a viewer.
Shooting video with a DSLR
Keys to understanding your camera settings and how to start shooting great video with your DSLR.
Do you like color? Do you like detail? It's time to step your game up by shooting with a polarizing filter. Not sure what that is? We won't hold it against you. Just read on!
Behind the Glass Part 1: An Introduction to Lenses Featured
Join Blake as Vincent Laforet explains the world of lenses. Learn how to distinguish a prime from a zoom lens and more!
DSLR Mechanics Featured
DSLRs are all the rage lately, but how do they work? Find out in this DSLR mechanics lesson. Let's get technical!
Nighttime Shooting with a DSLR
Shooting at night with your DSLR? This lesson will give you the tips for making your low light shots awesome.
How to increase the Canon 7D dynamic range (Tutorial)
Tutorial on how to use picture styles to increase the dynamic range of the Canon 7D / 5DMkII. Custom picture styles are an amazing feature that almost compensate for the lack of a…
Time-Lapse and Photo-Video Techniques
Here are some of the camera techniques I used in the "Every Photo Shot For The Conan O’Brien Title Sequence" video I put up. Many people have asked how I did the time-lapse,…
How-to: Shooting ENG style with Dual System Audio on a Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Daniel Plym, Director of Video Publishing at Buzzine.com, gave us a crash course on how he uses his 5D for red carpet shoots. He is a one man operation and breaks down how he combines…
Thinking of Modifying your HDDSLR to a PL Mount?
Here's a great discussion with Illya Friedman, owner of Hot Rod Cameras, a company that is doing some very interesting things to Canon HDDSLR's - notably: modifying them to…
A tutorial I put together back in 2007. It covers how to shoot a timelapse using a DSLR and intevelometer. The tutorial covers everything from settings you should use to making the…
Magic Lantern introduction
An updated introduction to the Magic Lantern firmware for the Canon 5D Mark II. Production by http://5dfilmmaking.com 7D support is in progress: http://vimeo.com/7851909
How to use stills to create simple matte painting effects for your DSLR footage
Taking stills before rolling your DSLR can save you a lot of time during post production when working with shots plagued with aliasing, moire and other unwanted issues. This tutorial…
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