Lessons

  • Always Remember Memory Cards!

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

    Category:
    Gear
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Monopod Mania Featured

    Monopods, they aren't the jealous cousins of their more multi-limbed cousins, tripods. No, they are a force of camera stabilization to reckon with and can help take your shooting to another level. Learn how to use one along with some other cool tricks in this lesson.

    Category:
    Do It Yourself
    DSLR
    Gear
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Battery Basics

    Batteries are an essential part of any camera. Learn the basics of powering up to get your video rolling.

    Category:
    Gear
    Shooting
    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
  • Exploring Hard Drives

    Hard drives are essential to improve the workflow of any editor, and to preserve projects. We know the thought of hard drives may not ignite your creative passions, so we took the liberty of researching the tech specs behind those expensive little boxes for you.

    Category:
    Editing
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • 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
  • 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
  • How to Set Up Your Canon 7D Featured

    So you have a Canon 7D. Awesome! Now it's time to set that baby up with the correct settings. Here's how.

    Category:
    DSLR
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Beginner

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  • DIY DSLR SLIDER

    1 Displaying end section of 5 ply timber platform 33 x 11.5in. Carpenters 5/8 wood dowel 33in. 2 Carriage edge bearing on wood dowel. White Teflon Tape on edge of carriage, (Plumbers…

    Category:
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • The Phantom HD GOLD High Speed Digital Cinema Camera

    For more: http://www.tomguilmette.com/wp/my-blog/archives/3403 I have been given the opportunity by Rule Boston Camera to try out and use the Phantom HD GOLD to shoot a mountain biking…

    Category:
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • 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
  • A.S.S. Implants - Amazon Shoulder Support

    I was bored, decided to hack a little on the Amazon Shoulder Support I blogged about months ago. Here's my old post: http://vimeo.com/9396561 The Goal of this DIY is to show…

    Category:
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • DIY Camera Slider Dolly (the sequel)

    About a year ago, I posted a down & dirty DIY camera roller video that was pretty popular in the DIY gear community. Ov course, using something for a year you naturally make modifications,…

    Category:
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • 5D and 7D: Rolling shutter comparison

    Comparison of the 5D and 7D rolling shutter in 30p, 24p and 60p modes. Scan rate of the 30p and 24p modes appear to be the same as the 5D (25ms), while 60p appears to be faster (12.5ms?).

    Category:
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • DSLR Episode #13: Prime Lenses

    Sigma 30mm: http://tinyurl.com/4nx84fu Canon 50mm: http://tinyurl.com/4v3cjgv Nikkor Lenses: http://tinyurl.com/475xvdo Nikon to EOS Adapter: http://tinyurl.com/4f7csuk

    Category:
    DSLR
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Beginner

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