Lessons

  • Recording sound for DSLRs

    Recording high quality sound for your DSLR can be tricky business. Here are a few ways to help you record.

    Category:
    DSLR
    Sound
    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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Behind the Glass Part 2: Focal Length Featured

    Focal length is a critical element of lens selection. Watch and learn as Vincent teaches Blake the basics of choosing the best lenses for different scenarios.

    Category:
    DSLR
    Gear
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • 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!

    Category:
    DSLR
    Gear
    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

Tutorial Videos

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  • 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
  • Zone AF

    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
  • 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

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