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.
Basic Glidecam Setup
Glidecams are great for smoothing out your shots. Learn how to set one up so you can achieve natural camera movement.
Optical vs. Digital Zoom
When zooming in this digital age, an important distinction needs to be made between optical and digital zoom. Let's explore the difference together!
Weekend Challenge: 5x5 - Complexity
Create a 5x5 this weekend to exercise your creativity in 25 seconds.
Weekend Challenge: Palindrome
This week, split it right down the middle with a palindromic film.
Weekend Challenge: Convey a Color - ROYGB(I)V
Show off your spectrum with a video all about color.
Scary Special Effects Featured
Is your video lacking in the scary effects department? Think it's impossible to create convincing visuals on a budget? Well special effects aren't as hard as you think. We'll show you how to create three easy effects you can use to make your videos super scary!
Setting the Pace Featured
The pace of your shots have a huge impact on the mood your viewers experience when watching your videos. This lesson will show you some super basic principles to help you set the tone you're aiming for.
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,…
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…
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…
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…
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?"…
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…
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…
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…
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