Lessons

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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

Tutorial Videos

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  • 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
  • Shooting Video on the Canon 7D - Lens Overview (2/9)

    - Lens Anatomy - Mounting the Lens - Tokina 11-16mm f/2.8 - Canon EF 28-135mm f/3.5-f/5.6 - Image Stabilization Tutorial Playlist: http://vimeo.com/album/203339 Handout: http://d.pr/f/pISd This…

    Category:
    DSLR
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Canon 5dmkII workflow Part 1: Importing for edit

    This tutorial is out of date. Not sure why it is being promoted suddenly! Pretty much everything is out of date! Now I either use CS5.5 native editing or the Canon EOS E1 plug or…

    Category:
    DSLR
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Automatic AF point

    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
  • 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
  • AF Custom Functions

    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
  • Camera Operations

    The Phoenix Group (www.phoenixgp.com) traveled to Idaho to create a Shooter’s Insight documentary and 7 educational episodes about western photographer, David Stoecklein, as he…

    Category:
    DSLR
    Difficulty:
    Beginner

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