Learn to get sharp images every time you pick up the camera by using proper focusing techniques.
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.
Whether you want your subject sharp, and your background blurry, or everything to be in focus, depth-of-field is a powerful tool for a shooter. Learn what it is, and the factors that affect it.
Once you understand the power of depth of field, the next step is learning to control it. Find out how use different methods to get the look you want.
Ever wonder why your footage comes out looking blue? White balance is an important concept that directly affects every frame of video you shoot.
Setting your white balance properly will result in footage that looks natural. Learn the right way to white balance, no matter what camera your shooting with.
If you've got a camera with assignable rings and dials, you want to assign them to give you the most efficient shooting controls. Learn which controls are most important, and why.
Get great results, even when the location size is too close for comfort. Learn how to harness the natural light in your scene, and solve issues with light placement, intensity, quality, and spill.
Using a boom mic may sound like a simple job, but the truth is, it’s a lot harder than it looks. It takes focus, stamina and a little technical know how to get it right. We show you the right way to use a boom mic, including set up, operating techniques, positioning, choosing the right mic for the job and achieving audio perspective.
We’ve all had it happen. A phone rings during a crucial moment in an interview and there's no chance for a retake. Luckily for us, you can get decent results in post-production. In this tutorial we show you how to use the spectral frequency view in adobe audition to fix tough audio issues.