Keeping Cords in Order
Cords are the lifelines of digital video production. It's important to take care of them properly, and in this lesson we'll show you how.
Building a Snorricam Featured
Learn how to build and use a snorricam, a funnily named rig that uses a unique perspective to produce fantastic effects.
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!
Display Tech: HDTV Buzzwords
Cut through the marketing buzzwords and learn what's actually important when buying a new TV!
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!
An Introduction to Flying Camera Stabilizers
Flying camera stabilizers are awesome apparatuses that help you get smooth shots in places where a dolly won’t cut it. Read on to learn the history of these useful devices and get practical tips for making the most of them.
Video 101: Choosing a Camera Featured
Average Joe wants to get started making videos, but he isn't sure where to even begin with picking out a camera. Never fear, Andrea from Vimeo is here to save the day!
Do you like color? Do you like detail? It's time to step your game up by shooting with a polarizing filter. Not sure what that is? We won't hold it against you. Just read on!
Vincent Laforet - DSLR Rig Custom Configuration Intro
Go to http://blog.vincentlaforet.com/mygear/configurations/ for DETAILED information on this kit - including details on every single piece in this configuration.
How to: Use a superclamp and articulated arm for support
Wanted to share the use I've found for a super clamp and articulated arm combination. It will fasten on anything it can grip and makes a nice steady hand hold. It will not replace…
Flip Ultra HD DIY Lens Hack
A couple of people have asked me how I get the wide-angle interior car shots in some of my videos. Here's a very quickly thrown together (and admittedly very long) video that…
35mm Lens Adapters
35mm lens adapters cost thousands to buy, hundreds to build, degrade the objective technical quality of your video and make your camcorder an entire magnitude more difficult to use.…
5Dmk2/7D lens comparison test
This is a short test with the tripod in the same spot switching between prime lenses to show how the crop affects the 7D. The subject, ace stand in Chris Clement, was roughly five…
Shoot video UNDERWATER for less than $19!!!
I recently made this fantastic underwater video camera housing for only $19, and have used it to capture some great underwater footage. 2013 update:- Ian Usher - Traveller, Adventurer,…
Tech Tip - C-stands
The most common and useful tool in all gripology is the C-Stand. Scott Spears talks about its many uses for this tech tip for beginners. FRAMELINES (http://www.framelines.tv) is…
About Video SchoolLearn how to make better videos through lessons, tutorials, and sage advice from us, your friendly personal creativity consultants. Lessons are created by the Vimeo staff, oftentimes using tutorial videos from the Vimeo community.
You are currently viewing the Video School category Gear. You can browse all the categories below.
Browse by Category
Submit Your Tutorial
Most of the video tutorials in our Video School lessons come from Vimeo members. If you have a tutorial you'd like to share, please submit it here.