Lessons

  • 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
  • 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.

    Category:
    DSLR
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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

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  • 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…

    Category:
    DSLR
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • LCD viewfinder tutorial

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

    Category:
    Do It Yourself
    DSLR
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • M2 Encore Setup Tutorial

    This tutorial covers the basic setup and configuration of the M2 Encore cinema lens adapter. This tutorial is geared for new adapter owners setting up the M2 Encore for the first time

    Category:
    DSLR
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Macro Photography Focusing Using Live View

    Kerry shows how he uses Live View mode to nail his focus when doing macro photography.

    Category:
    DSLR
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • 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

    Category:
    DSLR
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • Memorizing AF Points

    The Phoenix Group works closely with Canon to develop short tutorials on the use of specific features of all the new EOS cameras. These on-camera tutorials are housed on the Canon Digital…

    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

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