Video 101: Choosing a Camera Featured
Average Joe wants to get started making videos, but he isn't sure where to even begin with picking out a camera. Never fear, Andrea from Vimeo is here to save the day!
Video Compression Basics
Video compression is key in getting your video online and making it load fast for viewing. But compression can also cause nasty artifacts. In this lesson we cover the basics of how video compression works and some common terms used in the field.
Green Screen Basics Featured
Green screens have become an essential tool for all filmmakers that allow you to pull off some crazy effects. Have you ever wondered how they work? Let’s check it out.
Ep. 9: Uploading to Vimeo
Don’t bury your mobile masterpiece in your camera roll — share it with the world!
Weekend Challenge: Human Movement II
Get a move on!
Get Funky with Photomotion
Learn how to make videos by taking still photos and editing them together to create motion!
Weekend Challenge: Palindrome
This week, split it right down the middle with a palindromic film.
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!
Framing and Composition
Basic framing and shot composition - in a minute! No point in droning on and on about the Rule of Thirds and all that nonsense, but if you can keep just one idea in mind when setting…
The 24p Conspiracy
24p is often sold as a magical button that will transform video into film. It won't. 24p is merely one small and relatively unimportant part of "The Film Look" and this…
Me Right Now: Stopping Jerky Motion
Jan van der Meer explains how to stop jerky motion with his new Sanyo Xacti HD2000 in Full HD 1920x1080 60 FIELD mode. Some people hate this camcorder for that reason and that is such…
Videocamera instructions in Tirol.
VideoCamera instructions in the snow. Lessons in point of view by Jan van der Meer founder of Global-DVC. This seminar/workshop on Location in Tirol Austria march 1998. All streight…
Me Right Now: More Xacti Tips
Some more tips for the Sanyo Xacti HD1000 with TomRig Pro and my new Xacti HD1010 with Centurylens. The stereo sound sounds in reverse but you're looking in a mirror! How to get…
Panasonic GH1 + Olympus Pancake 17mm + Tomrig
Testing GH1 a photocamera with some interesting settings for videographers looking for DOF and some EX1 qualities. Now with this little flat pancakelens Olympus Pen M.Zuiko Digital…
Me right now: Jans bare steadyhand trick
Demo of my bare steadyhand trick holding my beloved 300 gramms Sanyo baby. (Do not forget to rise your left pinky and use your right middle finger to balance Xacti + Century Fish Eye).…
How-to: Low Angle
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