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How To : Clean the camera contacts on a DSLR

When the camera has trouble auto focusing the first step to take is to clean the contacts on the lens. If it continues then the contacts on the camera may need cleaning. When you clean the contacts in the camera you have to be extremely careful because they are inside the shut ...more

How To : Shoot pics without a flash on a Canon PowerShot SD600

Turn off the flash on your Canon PowerShot SD600 digital camera and love the way the world looks. Watch this photography tutorial to learn how to do it. This how-to video will teaches how to easily shoot without flash on your Canon SD500 camera and take better pictures.

How To : Use the Panasonic DMC TZ3 digital camera

The Panasonic DMC TZ3 is one of the more straight forward super zoom digital cameras. It is also one of the more smaller and compact models. This video guide gives you a quick run through of the main features and gives you a flying start when it comes to operating the camera.

How To : Use the Mirror Lock Up on the Canon 40D

In this video we learn how to use the Mirror Lock Up on the Canon 40D. First, press the shutter and lock up the mirror. Second, press down on the exposure. Do this with a remote if you have one or use the timer mode. To do this, turn it out of focus then turn it on two or ten ...more

How To : Do time lapse with a Nikon DSLR

Time lapse is a great, transcendent storytelling device that can be used for transitions in narrative, documentary, and corporate work. Watch as this series of videos help you set up and execute a proper time lapse sequence. Part 1 of 4 - How to Do time lapse with a Nikon DSLR ...more

How To : Select AF points manually on the Canon EOS 7D

If you're not one to trust you digital SLR camera's automatic focus options, then the only thing you have to do is go to manual mode. With the Canon EOS 7D, select the Manual AF Point Selection and take control. It allows you to pick the area you want to focus on. Manual AF p ...more

How To : Use your back button focus & why

Do you have a SLR and yet you feel that you are missing out on some features? Let's check out the back button focus. When you press the shutter button half way, it moves the focus to the back button. One can activate their camera's focus while the taking the picture which pret ...more

How To : Set the metering mode on a Nikon D80 D-SLR camera

Your Nikon digital SLR has several ways to get the right exposure. Watch this photography tutorial video to learn how to select the right metering method. Metering the right way on your Nikon D80 camera can make a big difference in your photos.

How To : Transmit files wirelessly on the Canon EOS 7D

You can easily share and transport your photo and videos on the Canon EOS 7D by using the wireless file transmission option. See exactly how sharing and downloading your files to computers and other devices works in this video. When the digital SLR camera is combined with the ...more

How To : Use a digital camera as a webcam for Skype

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to use a digital camera as a webcam on Skype. Users will need the AV cable and a USB capture device. Begin by connecting the AV cable to the USB capture device. Plug the cable to your computer and your digital camera. Users will need t ...more

How To : Enable auto focus in video mode on the Canon 5D

Many people have complained about the lack of autofocus in video mode on the Canon 5D Mark II. Fortunately, this video demonstrates a solution by utilizing the live mode, thus enabling the still camera's autofocus features. Some people are not aware that the "Live Mode" style ...more

How To : Make a wide angle and fisheye photo lens for cameras

Get wide-angle and fish-eye effect for about $5 with this DIY lens attachment. Expands your camera's viewing angle up to 200 degrees. Great for tight-quarters indoor shots, stunning landscapes, and funny fish-eye photos. Amazing results. For use on photo and video cameras.

How To : Pick the date & time stamp on a Canon PowerShot SD600

The date and time stamp on a digital photo is great--if wanted there. This how-to video offers tips on using the time stamp on the Canon PowerShot SD600 digital camera. Watch this photography tutorial video to learn how to use the date and time stamp on a Canon SD600 camera.

How To : Customize operations on the Canon EOS 7D

You have a ton of options and extensive possibilities on the Canon EOS 7D to configure different buttons and controls. You can change just about anything on this digital SLR camera. Watch this video for info on customizing operations. Customizing Operations: • Customize your ...more

How To : Set up a Canon 7D for slow motion

In this video, learn how to set-up a Canon EOS 7D camera for slow motion. Learn about the settings you need to use to prepare to shoot in one of the high speed modes. To see more of the videos on this subject, check out the parts below, especially on processing the slow motion ...more

How To : Prep a Canon 7D to shoot in HD movie mode

In this video, the Canon EOS 7D is explored and prepped to shoot extremely high quality video. This video goes over how to set-up the camera to attain the flattest image for later grading & editing. Capture professional looking digital video, with tips and tricks revealed here.

How To : Solve the overheating problem on the Nikon SB-900

Many have complained about overheating on the Nikon SB-900 flash. Fortunately this series of videos demonstrates what you can do to prevent this from happening. Part 1 of 4 - How to Solve the overheating problem on the Nikon SB-900. Part 2 of 4 - How to Solve the overheating ...more

How To : Set a custom white balance on the Canon 5D Mark II

Most DSLR's like the Canon 5D Mark II come with pre-programmed white balance settings: daylight, cloudy, tungsten, fluorescent. But what do you do when you're in a mixed lighting situation and you want to balance between exterior daylight and interior tungsten light? If you se ...more

How To : Change image quality options on the Canon EOS 7D

You want the best quality photos you can get, and the Canon EOS 7D digital SLR camera makes perfecting your pictures easy. There is a range of technologies to enhance image quality. This video shows you the many options you can use. Image Quality Options: • Fine-tune the came ...more

How To : Use a wireless remote control with a Canon 5D Mark II

Family photos, concert pics, and general events. All valid reasons for a wireless remote control for your Canon 5D Mark II. This tutorial details great, cheap options for use with your DSLR so you can mount your camera wherever you want and control it from wherever you want.

How To : Change viewfinder options on the Canon EOS 7D

There's a new LCD viewfinder on the Canon EOS 7D, and in this video, you get to see all about it. See how you can change your viewfinder options on this digital SLR camera with ease. You can display almost any information you want. Viewfinder Options: • New transmissive LCD a ...more

How To : Install the Canon Hack Development Kit in a camera

Did you know that you can unlock many hidden features and tweak several hidden options by installing a CHDK or Canon Hack Development Kit onto your Canon camera? This walkthrough will give you some insight into the different benefits of the CHDK and how to unlock your camera b ...more

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