Gels and Light Diffusion
Properly diffused light with appropriate gels is one of the easiest ways to make your video look super slick and professional. Here's a quick overview.
Weekend Challenge: Cook up a Recipe II
Make us hungry when you make a video about making food.
Lighting with a Bounce Featured
Looking for a simple, inexpensive way to spruce up your lighting? A bounce is a handy lighting tool used to attain even, natural looking light.
Weekend Challenge: Long Portrait III
Find someone, convince them to stay put, film it — you've got yourself a long portrait!
Nighttime Shooting with a DSLR
Shooting at night with your DSLR? This lesson will give you the tips for making your low light shots awesome.
Paper Lantern Lighting
Learn how to get great soft lighting for your shoot using just an everyday household object!
Video 101: Shooting Basics Featured
Average Joe is at the park with his buddies shooting video with his new camera. Its a lot of fun, but a little confusing. Maybe Dan can help him out, whether Joe likes it or not.
Do More With Your DSLR I: Working with Available Light Featured
DSLRs are powerful tools for video-making, but how do you make sure your settings are right for your lighting situation? Learn how with the Bui brothers!
Why Do We Light?
In this tutorial I share with you the core elements about lighting for film and Video. So Why do we light? Well you light for 3 core reasons: 1) Create Contrast 2) Create…
Dedo Weigert, A Lighting Masterclass
Dedo Weigert [http://dedoweigertfilm.de] is the inventor of the renowned Dedolight, and even getting him to talk about his own products is a veritable lighting masterclass, as he is…
DIY Ring Light
Stole this idea from a number of places but none more blatantly then from TLA Productions. Here is his ring light project http://vimeo.com/14581599. It took about 2 hours to make…
DSLR Lighting Techniques from Eve Hazelton
For more like this, grab yourself a copy of Eve's 1 hour long lighting masterclass: https://www.e-junkie.com/ecom/gb.php?i=EVEHAZLM&c=single&cl=219939 In this tutorial…
FStoppers Contest Entry | One Light Beauty Setup
Achieve ad-campaign worthy beauty images with this simple one-light setup. See the step-by-step retouch process of this shoot here: http://vimeo.com/14344363 music "I Remember"…
Introducing Ianiro’s IANILED54 Lighting System
The IANILED54 is a versatile light system that can function as a three light kit or as a single powerful LED unit. It can be battery or AC powered. Three concentric rings of LED lights…
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