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  • 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!

    Category:
    Gear
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Image Sensors Featured

    Learn what an image sensor is and what it does! Why is it important to know about when you're buying your camera?

    Category:
    Gear
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • How To Stop Shaky Camera Syndrome Featured

    A shaky video can sometimes make your video look amateurish. In this lesson you can learn what the proper tools are to make your shots look smooooooth.

    Category:
    Gear
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Capturing Good Sound Featured

    Sound can be a pretty daunting aspect of any shoot, professional or amateur. Check out this lesson for a break down on capturing great sound for your video!

    Category:
    Gear
    Sound
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • 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.

    Category:
    Lighting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Framing and Composition Featured

    Curious about how to set up your video shoots to help tell your story effectively and keep your audience engaged? Here's a little primer on framing and composition to help you out.

    Category:
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Quick Focusing Tips Featured

    A quick how-to for focusing on various cameras.

    Category:
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • POV (Point of View) Featured

    Point of View (POV) is a camera perspective used in all sorts of videos. Learn what it is and why it can help your video viewers leap into experiencing your story.

    Category:
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Varying Your Shot Composition Featured

    Shot variety is an essential part of telling your story in an engaging, dynamic fashion. Learn some of the most basic shot types you can use in your next video project.

    Category:
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • 180 Degree Rule Explained! Featured

    The 180 Degree Rule is something every beginner filmmaker struggles with as they begin shooting. We've done our best to break it down and make it easy to understand once and for all!

    Category:
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner

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