Lessons

  • Setting up your DSLR

    This lesson covers a few simple changes you can make to your camera settings in order to get the best looking footage for your DSLR!

    Category:
    DSLR
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Timelapse Featured

    Want to learn how to make a timelapse video? Look no further, we have several, made by some of the best video wizards on Vimeo. Check it out!

    Category:
    DSLR
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • Behind the Glass Part 3: Depth of Field Featured

    What do a barbarian and an astronaut have in common? They both want to teach you about depth of field. Don't believe us? Read on!

    Category:
    DSLR
    Gear
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • DSLR Lenses

    If you're new to shooting with a DSLR, here are some things you'll need to know about lenses.

    Category:
    DSLR
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Glossary of Common Video Terms Featured

    This is a handy, ever-growing glossary to use when you need a refresher on video terms. What's the definition of "aperture" again?

    Category:
    DSLR
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Frame Rate Vs. Shutter Speed - Setting The Record Straight Featured

    Nowadays, with so much technological jargon being thrown around, it can be easy to forget certain concepts or confuse them for other ones. A prime example of this is demonstrated by the confusion between frame rates and shutter speeds. Let’s taken a minute to clarify.

    Category:
    DSLR
    Gear
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • Introduction to DSLR Cameras

    New to shooting with a DSLR? Maybe you're thinking about getting one? We'll teach you the differences between DSLR cameras and help you decide which one's best for you!

    Category:
    DSLR
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Tilt-Shift Featured

    The tilt-shift effect. What is it? What does it mean? How do you do it? All your questions answered in this tell all lesson!

    Category:
    DSLR
    Shooting
    Software
    Difficulty:
    Advanced

Tutorial Videos

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  • DSLR Episode #4: Custom DSLR Rig for Shooting Interviews

    In this episode, I share a rig setup I use for documentary and interview shoots. For links to ALL the gear and accessories mention in this video view the show notes here: http://dslrvideoshooter.com/custom-rig-for-shooting-interviews/

    Category:
    DSLR
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • D|Focus DSLR Mount Setup

    Tutorial for setting up the D|Focus DSLR mount Shot with GH1 @ 1080 24p Note: The DSLR mount is an option accessory for the D|Focus. It is not included by default.

    Category:
    DSLR
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • The Great Camera Shootout 2010: The Revolution Begins...

    Great Camera Shootout 2010: The Revolution Begins... The DSLR vs FILM showdown ends with tests looking at Green Screen, Resolution, Pseudo Raw, and Color. hear discussions by top…

    Category:
    DSLR
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • DSLR Episode #13: Prime Lenses

    Sigma 30mm: http://tinyurl.com/4nx84fu Canon 50mm: http://tinyurl.com/4v3cjgv Nikkor Lenses: http://tinyurl.com/475xvdo Nikon to EOS Adapter: http://tinyurl.com/4f7csuk

    Category:
    DSLR
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Part 9: ISO

    This series is expanding! Check out the blog at www.arc-media.ca for more tutorials on DSLR Videography. Part 9 of an ongoing series of short training videos covering the basics…

    Category:
    DSLR
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Shooting Video on the Canon 7D - Intro (1/9)

    - HD-DSLR Background - Resolution - Latitude - Frame Rate This video tutorial was originally created as a hands-on Canon 7D training guide for the video team at our church. It…

    Category:
    DSLR
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Getting Started with the GH2: Part 1

    It seems like I've been getting quite a few questions from current and soon-to-be GH2 owners about camera setup. I put together this quick walkthrough for setting up your GH2 with…

    Category:
    DSLR
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Quick Take: HDSLR Follow Focus Overview

    The purpose of this review was to get as many follow focus units as we could in the same place, show some of the features and the pricing. The only winner here is the consumer. We now…

    Category:
    DSLR
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Beginner

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