Lessons

  • 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
  • Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Cameras

    Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Cameras or MILCs are small but pack an image capturing punch. Learn more about them in this lesson.

    Category:
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • The Year in Tech: Reflections & Predictions

    Join some of Vimeo's foremost gear experts as they look back on the year's technology and what's in store for the new year.

    Category:
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Do-It-Yourself Dolly and Shoulder Rig

    Learn how to build a dolly and a shoulder rig without spending all of your lunch money.

    Category:
    Do It Yourself
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Video 101: Importing with iMovie

    One of the first steps to editing a video is getting that footage into your editing program. This lesson will show you how to import your videos into iMovie so you can start editing your masterpiece!

    Category:
    Editing
    Gear
    Software
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Image Sensors Featured

    Learn what an image sensor is and what it does! Why is it important to know about when you're buying your camera?

    Category:
    Gear
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Polarizing Filters

    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!

    Category:
    DSLR
    Gear
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • 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.

    Category:
    Do It Yourself
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Advanced

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  • DIY camera motion control

    A detailed description of this project: http://canon-hf100.blogspot.com/2009/07/diy-camera-motion-control_09.html An example video: http://www.vimeo.com/5535135

    Category:
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • Arriflex S Tips & Tricks

    Camera not running? Can't see anything through the viewfinder? Check out this clip for solving those pesky issues.

    Category:
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • 16mm Film to Video Transfer

    How to transfer 16mm to DV tape in the Telecine Room using the Elmo TRV-16.

    Category:
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • 5d Mark II True Anamorphic Lens Vs Standard 16x9 Comparison (AG-LA7200) (AG-7200)

    This video compares the look of an anamorphic adapter lens (true 2:35 widescreen with NO cropping) with that of standard spherical lenses at 16x9. It was shot on the: Canon 5d Mark…

    Category:
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • Letus B4 Pro Relay and Letus Ultimate on Sony HDW-730S HDCAM

    You can find more great reviews at http://www.tomguilmette.com I have been working in television for over ten years and one of my biggest challenges is to shoot engaging b-roll that…

    Category:
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • The Event DSLR Bundle Tutorial

    Tutorial covering setup of the Event DSLR bundle. start.redrockmicro.com

    Category:
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • eyeSpy DSLR Setup Tutorials

    Setup tutorials for eyeSpy bundles ordered after 9/16/09, showing use of the new microLink 4. For the earlier eyeSpy configurations, see http://www.vimeo.com/5687045. start.redrockmicro.com…

    Category:
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • DSLR Cinema/Field Bundles Tutorial

    Setup tutorial covering setup of the Field and Cinema DSLR bundles. NOTE: DSLR bundles using the microSupport Baseplate and Shims are covered in the original DSLR setup tutorial at…

    Category:
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Advanced

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