Lessons

  • 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
  • Our Guide to Giving Gear

    Have a budding videographer on your to-buy-for list and no idea where to begin? We'll help you find the perfect present.

    Category:
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Display Tech: HDTV Buzzwords

    Cut through the marketing buzzwords and learn what's actually important when buying a new TV!

    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
  • Tripods, an Exposè!

    Are your shots shakier than the San Andreas fault line? Do your attempts at smooth panning end up giving your viewers a case of vertigo? Well help is on the way! Let's learn about tripods!

    Category:
    Gear
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Always Remember Memory Cards!

    A breakdown of the in-camera storage devices for your videos - memory cards!

    Category:
    Gear
    Shooting
    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
  • 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

Tutorial Videos

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  • microFollowFocus v1 Quick Tour

    A brief tour of the Redrock Micro microFollowFocus and related accessories

    Category:
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • Redrock microFollowFocus v2 Tutorial

    This tutorial and product overview covers setup and use of the popular Redrock microFollowFocus version 2, including the various Bundles in which it is offered.

    Category:
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • Me Right Now Testing my Sanyo Xacti Wireless Lamborghini Supercar

    Love shots from difficult different camerapositions. Getting impossible remarcable memorable point of views. The little HD Sanyo Xacti camcorders are ideal for this. Finally found the…

    Category:
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • HD Monitoring from an NLE

    Here we explore two different Capture Cards to Monitor HD footage from our NLE's Timeline. The SDI based AJA Kona and the HDMI based Black Magic Intensity Pro http://www.dvestore.com/blackmagic-design-intensity-pro/

    Category:
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • 16mm Bolex Bonanza - [Basics and How-To Load]

    The basics of the Bolex H16 Reflex camera. For Chad, or whoever else might be interested. *This video is really really long and boring, but might be helpful for you if you don't…

    Category:
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • Adapt Glidecam to Steadicam Vest - How To

    Posted in response to: http://vimeo.com/9054873 Sample Use: http://vimeo.com/9112646 I've ben asked a few times about my Hybrid Steadicam (Merlin/Pilot) Vest and Glidecam HD4000…

    Category:
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • Skater Mini

    The Skater Mini dollie is a practical tool for tabletop cinematography or for location shooting to align an exact repetitive tracking shoot or a to set up a beautiful calculated camera…

    Category:
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • Glidecam + Merlin Vest Hybrid - RAW/UnCut Footage

    I have the adapter shown @ http://cheesycam.com I've owned the Merlin + Vest kit for some time now. I've used it alot, I thought I was getting pretty good. I can balance…

    Category:
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Advanced

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