Critical questions to ask before you even pick up your camera.
Videomaker's Tutorials are a step-by-step look at video production. Learn the ins-and-outs of a variety of topics including documentary storytelling, wedding videography, genre types and special effects. With the following tutorials you can learn how to create muzzle flash effects and light saber effects, obtain legal clearance to shoot on location, and how to set up interview lighting.
Learn the two different methods of how video frames are created, and how to determine the right setting for your project.
Learn what a frame rate is, and how different settings affect the look and feel of your video.
How much does resolution affect your final video? Learn the basics from SD to 4K, including how it's measured and commonly used terminology.
When your camera has multiple shooting options like mp4 or AVCHD, which one do you choose? We cover many common format options, and give you the tools you need to make the right choices.
Exposure is one of the fundamentals of shooting great video. Learn about the exposure triangle, and other factors you can control to get the right look for your next project.
Aperture is one of the most important exposure elements you can manipulate. Find out what it is, what it does, and how to control it.
Shutter speed and angle are versatile tools that are often misunderstood by shooters. Learn how they affect motion blur and exposure in your shots, and what settings to use for artistic effects.
Gain or ISO are integral parts of the exposure triangle. Learn what they do, and how they affect your video.
Understanding what a neutral density filter does, and how it can expand your aperture options is an important concept for every shooter. Learn to get more control over your depth-of-field by using this effective tool.