Lessons

  • Capturing Good Sound Featured

    Sound can be a pretty daunting aspect of any shoot, professional or amateur. Check out this lesson for a break down on capturing great sound for your video!

    Category:
    Gear
    Sound
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • The Basics of Image Resolution

    Confused by image resolution and the specialized terms that go along with it? Let us take you on a tour of the wonderful world of pixels and show you how getting to know these little squares can make a big difference in the quality of your videos.

    Category:
    Gear
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Gear for Traveling Crews on a Medium Budget

    With the help of professional filmmaker Trey Chace, we've compiled a list of the essential lightweight, portable, and durable equipment any traveling crew working with a medium budget should bring with them.

    Category:
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • 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
  • All About C-stands

    Used to execute various lighting and rigging tasks, C-stands are some of the most common objects you'll see on a set. In this lesson, you'll learn what they are and how to use them on your next shoot.

    Category:
    Behind The Scenes
    Gear
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Mobile Filmmaking Gear Featured

    Our friends at Photojojo sent us some awesome mobile filmmaking gear to play with! Come on, let's turn that tired mobile phone video into a masterpiece.

    Category:
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Slow Motion on a Budget

    So you want to shoot a slow motion scene but don't have the funds for a high end slow motion camera? Here are a couple of techniques for achieving that slow-mo look without breaking the bank.

    Category:
    Editing
    Gear
    Shooting
    Software
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • 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

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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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