Lessons

  • Do More With Your DSLR I: Working with Available Light Featured

    DSLRs are powerful tools for video-making, but how do you make sure your settings are right for your lighting situation? Learn how with the Bui brothers!

    Category:
    DSLR
    Lighting
    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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • DSLR Quick Shooting Tips

    Looking for a quick reference guide for shooting video with a DSLR camera? Read on and refer to this whenever you're about to shoot but need a quick reminder of the essentials.

    Category:
    DSLR
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • 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.

    Category:
    DSLR
    Lighting
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • What is a neutral density filter? Featured

    A neutral density filter may sound like some sort of fancy starship technology, but it's actually just a piece of glass you can attach to the end of your camera lens. Find out what it is and why it's sometimes used in capturing imagery.

    Category:
    DSLR
    Gear
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner

Tutorial Videos

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  • Custom Operations

    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
    Gear
    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
  • Shooting Video on the Canon 7D - Exposure Triangle (5/9)

    - Shutter Speed - Using the Exposure Triangle in video Tutorial Playlist: http://vimeo.com/album/203339 Handout: http://d.pr/f/pISd This video tutorial was originally created…

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

    - Battery - Using the Manual Focus - Live Histogram - FACES Checklist Tutorial Playlist: http://vimeo.com/album/203339 Handout: http://d.pr/f/pISd This video tutorial was…

    Category:
    DSLR
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Shooting Video on the Canon 7D - Production Techniques (8/9)

    - ND Fader - Rode VideoMic vs In-camera Mic Tutorial Playlist: http://vimeo.com/album/203339 Handout: http://d.pr/f/pISd This video tutorial was originally created as a hands-on…

    Category:
    DSLR
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Shooting Video on the Canon 7D - Camera / ISO / Exposure (4/9)

    - Canon 7D Camera Walk-through - CF Card / Battery - ISO - AF Quick Mode - Aperture One correction: At 5:02, I mention the 7D records up to 15 minutes which is incorrect. It…

    Category:
    DSLR
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Canon 7D - TV cameraman Matt Jasper unboxes and rigs up his new 7D

    TV Network news cameraman Matt Jasper unboxes and rigs up his new Canon 7D. Products from Canon, Redrockmicro, Genus, Zacuto, Zoom, Sony and Pinknoise systems. More info on www.dslrnewsshooter.com Shot…

    Category:
    DSLR
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Shooting Video on the Canon 7D - More Lenses (3/9)

    - Canon EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 - Canon EF 85mm f/1.8 - Choosing the right lens Sorry the Canon EF 85mm was out of focus. I accidentally focused behind me when I setup the shot. In…

    Category:
    DSLR
    Difficulty:
    Beginner

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