Lessons

  • Viewfinders and Monitors: Tools to Help You Focus

    Attaining a sharp image is arguably one of the most important but challenging aspects of shooting. Fortunately, tools like viewfinders and monitors can help you get around the limitations of your camer's LCD screen.

    Category:
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • The Basics of Underwater Video

    Are you an aquatic explorer who wants to share your H2O adventures via video? Learn the basics of shooting underwater in this handy guide to mastering the seven seas of video.

    Category:
    Gear
    Shooting
    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
  • 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
  • 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.

    Category:
    Gear
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • Macro - A Closer Look

    Macro, it's a pretty cool technique for capturing the smaller things in life, but what is it exactly and why is it used? Check out our lesson on macro to learn!

    Category:
    DSLR
    Gear
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • What is a neutral density filter? Featured

    A neutral density filter may sound like some sort of fancy starship technology, but it's actually just a piece of glass you can attach to the end of your camera lens. Find out what it is and why it's sometimes used in capturing imagery.

    Category:
    DSLR
    Gear
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • 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!

    Category:
    DSLR
    Gear
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner

Tutorial Videos

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  • Glidecam Tutorial

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    Category:
    DSLR
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • Working With Camera Stabilizers and DSLRs. Canon Cinema Caravan (2010)

    here it is, a long journey that began with a crazy proposal to Canon well over 8 months ago, culminating in a almost a month living on a bus, touring the country, and meeting some amazing…

    Category:
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Fenway HD Camera - Sony HDC-910 - Canon 75x

    Check out more from Fenway Park here: http://www.tomguilmette.com/wp/my-blog/archives/2794 I shoot the Red Sox for a living in HD. I enjoy working with expensive and state-of-the-art…

    Category:
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • How to shoot HDR Timelapse

    MiLapse shows you how to setup a HDR timelapse shot using the Dynamic Perception Stage Zero Dolly, MX2 DollyShield and Pentax K7.

    Category:
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • $20 DIY DSLR Shoulder Mount Rig - Offset

    I was bored, collected a few parts from Home Depot and decided to hack up a quick DIY Offset Shoulder rig. Since DSLR's don't have the flip out LCD option, placement of the…

    Category:
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Kessler CineSlider Portable Dolly System Review

    http://www.tomguilmette.com I have had a few days to play with the Kessler CineSlider. So far, I really like it. Take a look at this video review of the very portable and easy to…

    Category:
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • Kessler Crane CineSlider, Oracle, ElektraDRIVE Motion Control Timelapse System

    I am testing the Kessler motion control timelapse kit. It comes in three major parts: 1. CineSlider portable dolly 2. Oracle Controller 3. ElektraDRIVE motor You will need the battery…

    Category:
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • Eazy Handle

    A little how to/instructional about the new Eazy handle. Key features, how it works, why we made it the way we made it, etc... Go to www.eazyhandle.com for all the info Email info:…

    Category:
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Beginner

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