Lessons

  • Vimeo's 2012 Guide to Holiday Gifts

    Give the gifts you know they'll love this holiday season.

    Category:
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • DSLR Accessories

    Accessories are important as you start shooting. Learn about what you definitely need and things that you'll want for awesome looking videos.

    Category:
    DSLR
    Gear
    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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Keeping Cords in Order

    Cords are the lifelines of digital video production. It's important to take care of them properly, and in this lesson we'll show you how.

    Category:
    Behind The Scenes
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Behind the Glass Part 2: Focal Length Featured

    Focal length is a critical element of lens selection. Watch and learn as Vincent teaches Blake the basics of choosing the best lenses for different scenarios.

    Category:
    DSLR
    Gear
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner

Tutorial Videos

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  • DIY FTW: shoulder mount

    My husband Josh explains how he made my custom shoulder mount (and saved me lots of money!). Sorry for the crummy quality of the vid/audio - this was shot on my little point-and-shoot.…

    Category:
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • The Panasonic DVX100B-Part #1 An Outside Tour

    This is the first video in a series about the revolutionary DVX 100B. Here, you'll learn where all the manual controls are found and what they do. In an HD world, the DVX 100B…

    Category:
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Sekonic Deluxe Light Meter - Basic Incident Usage

    From setting the film speed, to determining an f-stop, this video details the proper usage of the Sekonic Deluxe.

    Category:
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • The Panasonic DVX 100B-Part#2 An Inside Tour

    The second part in the DVX 100B series, here you'll see the camera's functions through the LCD viewfinder. You should watch Part#1 An Outside Tour before proceeding, as you…

    Category:
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Angenieux 25mm to 250mm f3.2 Zoom Lens and Letus Elite Review

    Please visit my website for a QuicktimeHD 720p version of this video: http://www.tomguilmette.com/wp/onlinefilm-gallery/equipment-reviews/angenieux-lens-and-letus-elite-review I rented…

    Category:
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Sony HDR-SR11 Camcorder Video Review - 120 Frames Per Second

    I took a few hours today to put this together. I hope it helps someone out there make a decision on buying a video camera. I just got a new Sony HDR-SR11 camcorder that I will use…

    Category:
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • JAG35 PRO with Magnet Flip Trick on Sony SR11 Camcorder - Video Review

    Check out http://www.tomguilmette.com for more info. This is my second review for the JAG35 Pro. I like this adapter a lot for the low price tag. It works very well on my Sony HDR-SR11. In…

    Category:
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • How to use a light meter

    In this video, Kerry from CameraDojo.com shows how to use a light meter to get a good exposure on a product shot.

    Category:
    Gear
    Difficulty:
    Beginner

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