Lessons

  • 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
  • 360º Building Capture

    Interested in a bit of hometown adventuring? Learn a revolutionary way to capture buildings from all angles in this latest lesson.

    Category:
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • Behind the Glass Part 1: An Introduction to Lenses Featured

    Join Blake as Vincent Laforet explains the world of lenses. Learn how to distinguish a prime from a zoom lens and more!

    Category:
    DSLR
    Gear
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Lens Flares

    Lens flares can add a bit of, yes, flair, to your shots. Read on to learn how you can incorporate these bursts of beauty while shooting or in post-production.

    Category:
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • Bokeh Basics

    What are those dreamy circles of light in every scene shot at night? Let's go over the basics of bokeh, and learn how this blurred background effect can help you create a little bit of movie magic.

    Category:
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • The Art of Lens Whacking

    Lens whacking, also called free lensing, is a method of shooting with the lens detached from the camera body. It allows light leaks, creates a tilt shift focus effect, and adds a dreamlike, vintage quality to your footage.

    Category:
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • Always Remember Memory Cards!

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

    Category:
    Gear
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Ep. 2: Best Practices

    With just a few technical adjustments, your mobile videos will look better than ever.

    Category:
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner

Tutorial Videos

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  • Time-Lapse and Photo-Video Techniques

    Here are some of the camera techniques I used in the "Every Photo Shot For The Conan O’Brien Title Sequence" video I put up. Many people have asked how I did the time-lapse,…

    Category:
    DSLR
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • Chapter 10 - Alternative Animation Techniques

    This How-To explains the various Alternative Animation Techniques, such as Greenscreen and Light Painting styles. To see these techniques utilized in-context, check out Surreality…

    Category:
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • HDMI/Composite HD/HD-SDI DIY portable capture station tutorial

    DOWNLOAD FIRST GENERATION CINEFORM files on my blog............. http://www.henryolonga.net/Blog/?p=674 This is a tutorial for those people who want to capture the highest quality…

    Category:
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • Light Writing Proposal

    This long exposure, and the making of footage, were shot over three nights in Raleigh, North Carolina as a proposal to Emily Kern. The words "Emily, will you marry me?"…

    Category:
    Lighting
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • Time-Lapse Tutorial

    A tutorial I put together back in 2007. It covers how to shoot a timelapse using a DSLR and intevelometer. The tutorial covers everything from settings you should use to making the…

    Category:
    DSLR
    Editing
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • How To Shoot A Wedding Ceremony. Canon Cinema Caravan (2010)

    the fifth of our tutorials with the last to debut next week. this one is all about lens choice, camera placement, and overall coverage of a wedding ceremony with EOS cameras. brought…

    Category:
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • How To Shoot With Tilt/Shift Lenses. Canon Cinema Caravan (2010)

    from chicago, to the grand canyon and hoover damn, we really traveled far and wide to put this one together. the tilt/shift lenses can be a rather technical set to wrap your head around…

    Category:
    DSLR
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • Timescapes: Timelapse Dolly Project

    Get updates about my film and download my 1080p videos: timescapes.org http://twitter.com/timescapes I spent the last couple of nights testing my new dolly. It's custom made…

    Category:
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Advanced

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