Lessons

  • 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.

    Category:
    Do It Yourself
    DSLR
    Gear
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • 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
  • 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
  • Documentaries Defined

    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.

    Category:
    Behind The Scenes
    DSLR
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Macro - A Closer Look

    Macro, it's a pretty cool technique for capturing the smaller things in life, but what is it exactly and why is it used? Check out our lesson on macro to learn!

    Category:
    DSLR
    Gear
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Shooting video with a DSLR

    Keys to understanding your camera settings and how to start shooting great video with your DSLR.

    Category:
    DSLR
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • How to Set Up Your Canon 7D Featured

    So you have a Canon 7D. Awesome! Now it's time to set that baby up with the correct settings. Here's how.

    Category:
    DSLR
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • 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!

    Category:
    DSLR
    Gear
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner

Tutorial Videos

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  • Vincent Laforet, Episode Two: Camera Settings

    The Phoenix Group (www.phoenixgp.com) went on location with Canon Explorer of Light Vincent Laforet to Los Angeles to create a Canon Shooter’s Insight Documentary and 7 educational…

    Category:
    DSLR
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • LCD viewfinder tutorial

    I have had this idea for a while, but procrastination put it off.

    Category:
    Do It Yourself
    DSLR
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • 7D 24p Slow Motion! [After Effects Tutorial]

    24p to 24p overcrank slow motion in After Effects CS3. This tutorial is so easy it's ridiculous. Please bestow a ♥ like or leave a ✉ comment if you have questions! Fast-Action…

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

    - Setting up the C1-C3 presets for video shooting Based on the excellent video tutorial by Tyler Ginter http://vimeo.com/7622493 The neutral picture style (Saturation -1) is from…

    Category:
    DSLR
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Original DSLR Cinema/Field Bundle Tutorial

    This Redrock Micro tutorial details the setup of the DSLR Cinema Bundle and Field Bundles. Note: This is a tutorial covering a bundle configuration no longer shipping. If you purchased…

    Category:
    DSLR
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Part 2: Lens assembly

    This series is expanding! Check out the blog at www.arc-media.ca for more tutorials on DSLR Videography. Part 2 of an ongoing series of short training videos covering the basics…

    Category:
    DSLR
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Part 3: On-off, recording, movie mode

    This series is expanding! Check out the blog at www.arc-media.ca for more tutorials on DSLR Videography. Part 3 of an ongoing series of short training videos covering the basics…

    Category:
    DSLR
    Difficulty:
    Beginner

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