You can use the Canon EOS 7D to shoot digital video at a variety of frame rates and resolutions up to full HD. In this video, see the basics of movie mode and how to use it. This is the best digital SLR camera to film video with.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to use Vibration Reduction (VR). Vibration Reduction is the name if an image stabilizer engine that helps estimating unwanted blurriness when using slow shutter speeds or panning shots. VR has two modes: Normal and Active. Normal mode is designed for hand holding or panning shots where it estimates camera shakes when holding at a slow shutter speed. Active mode is designed for using on rapid moving surfaces. This video is very descriptive and gives gr...
Live View wit the EOS 7D camera from Canon, lets you compose and view your subjects with the LCD monitor as your viewfinder. This is great for a multiple of reasons. See how to use live view on this digital SLR camera.
One task to which DSLRs are particularly well suited is nighttime shooting. Fast, wide-aperture lenses make the most out of available light. In this video tutorial from renowned DSLR cinematographer Philip Bloom and the staff of Vimeo, we receive some tips on how to film at night using, for example, a Canon 7D, T2i (550D) or 5D Mark II.
This is an Electronics video tutorial where you will learn how to manually adjust the zoom position on the Nikon SB-900 with the diffuse dome attached. This is called the dome trick. It is not documented in the SB-900 user’s manual. The manual states when the diffuse dome is attached to the flash head, it gives a fixed zoom position of 14mm. However, if you attach the diffuse dome upside down, you can adjust the zoom position manually. The video then demonstrates changing of zoom position aft...
To help familiarize yourself with the Nikon COOLPIX S51 or S51c camera, here's a short video tutorial which offers descriptions of a few of these camera's coolest features, tips for taking great pictures and an explanation of how to use the incredibly cool wireless feature of the S51c camera. You'll see how to take great pictures with a Nikon Coolpix S51 digital camera.
A camera's lens can be plagued with dust particles over time, and without a proper cleaning, your photographs will need a digital manicure before they'll please the eye. If you don't want to turn to Photoshop, then a little lens maintenance will do your photos good. Cleaning a camera lens is as easy as using a a few strips of Scotch or Sellotape, which are cellulose-based, translucent tapes.
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.
Buy a DSLR just for the video? You're not alone. In this video tutorial from renowned DSLR cinematographer Philip Bloom and the staff of Vimeo, we receive some tips on how to set up a DSLR like the Canon 7D, T2i (550D) or 5D Mark II for shooting video.
Learn how to optimize a Panasonic G1 or GH1 digital camera for sunset photography. Whether you're the proud owner of a Panasonic Lumix DMC-G1 or DMC-GH1 micro four thirds digital camera or perhaps just considering picking one up, you're sure to like this free video tutorial, which presents a complete overview of how to get terrific sunscapes shots with a G1 or GH1 camera. For more information, including detailed instructions, watch this digital camera user's guide.
This is a great tutorial on how to use Sensor-Film to clean a DSLR camera's sensor. You won't believe how easy it is and how clean the sensor gets. Everyone should do this for clear and pristine photos.
First thing you should do is invest in a reliable good quality digital camera. No, you do not have to spend big bucks on one. Kodak, Sony and Nikon make inexpensive digital cameras that are ready to be bought everyday. Make sure you find a camera that fits your needs.
This interactive Kodak digital camera tutorial takes you through every step necessary to fully familiarize yourself with the Kodak EasyShare M1033 Zoom digital camera. If you just purchased a Kodak EasyShare M1033 Zoom digital camera, take this instructional tour and learn how to set camera date & time, review pictures & videos, delete pictures & videos, protect pictures & videos, share pictures & videos, set picture quality, set flash & exposure, crop pictures, and set camera modes. Soon you...
Watch this instructional video brought to you by Nikon's Digitutor to learn how to operate the Nikon D80. This Nikon D80 video tutorial demonstrates how to use different solutions for various shooting situations, search from control panel, search from viewfinder, use the caerma body: front, top, back, maulti selector and mode dial, attach a lens, insert the battery, set the time and date, insert a memory card, format a memory card, adjust the viewfinder focus, use different shooting modes suc...
Watching this video will teach you a couple different ways to use the auto-focus function on your Canon 40D camera. You can set the auto-focus to the same for every shot, or you to change it for every shot very easily. Whichever one you choose, this video makes it easy to understand.
DSLRs are great for shooting stunning, high-definition video. What they're not great for is recording (or monitoring) sound. This video from Philip Bloom and the staff of Vimeo will teach you how to tackle sound recording when shooting a movie with a DSLR like the Canon T2i, 7D or 5D Mark II.
Need some help figuring out how to turn on the aperture priority mode on your DSLR camera? It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this DSLR owner's guide can present a complete overview of the process in about three minutes' time. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this guide.
Here's a creative control that let's you decide what will be in focus when shooting with your Nikon digital SLR. Watch this photography tutorial video to learn how to use Aperture Priority Mode on your Nikon D80 camera.
In this video, Paige Williams shows you how to use a mini DV camcorder, how to troubleshoot it, and how to watch your recordings on tv.
Rick Bradbury shows you the basics of using the Canon 500D. He goes through the menu settings, lens mounts, and standard operation. This video also explains every button.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to clean the rear LCD on a camera. Begin by dry cleaning using Giottos Rocket Blower and nylon fine brush. Users will also need a isopropyl rubbing alcohol and microfiber cloth. Users may also need gloves to protect their hands from the alcohol. Begin by blowing off any dust and brush it with the brush. Now users will be wet cleaning using the isopropyl alcohol and microfiber cloth. Users are advised to clean weekly. This video will benefit those view...
See how to manipulate exposure on the Canon EOS 5D MK II. This is a quick demonstration of how to get the Canon EOS 5D MK II in video mode to give you a wider aperture, even in bright light situations. This is a reliable and sound method of manipulating the aperture for recording videos on the Canon 5D Mark 2.
White balance is an important aspect of photography. Balance your camera correctly and you will take impressive pictures, balance it poorly and your photos will appear washed out or blurry.
Want perfect color from your Nikon digital SLR? Then get familiar with setting something called the 'white balance' for better pictures. Watch this photography tutorial video to learn how to control the white balance on your Nikon D80, and your pictures will immediately improve.
Here is a short video tutorial showing you how to check for dust on your sensor and clean your sensor using the blower method. Works with all DSLR's.
Watch this instructional video brought to you by Nikon's Digitutor to learn how to operate the Nikon D3. This Nikon D3 video tutorial demonstrates how to use the highlighting features, the taking pictures in mode P, the playback and deletion, the ISO sensitivity, the auto ISO sensitivity control, choosing ISO sensitivity, continuous high speed release mode, AF-area focus mode, choosing a focus point, taking pictures in live view, live view set up, live view hand held, live view tripod, active...
You can gain even greater precision on the Canon EOS 7D digital SLR camera by using Spot AF or AF Point Expansion. When you manually choose one AF point, you also have the option of changing its size. You focus point will be exactly what you want. Very specific.
The Canon IXUS 70 is a handy, pocket sized digital camera. This short video gives you a run through of its main features. It will help you get to know the camera if you have recently bought one.
Watch this photography video tutorial to learn how to put date and time on your photos only when you want it. Date and time stamping on your Canon A550 will be easy once you've mastered the tips in this helpful how-to video.
Learn how to set the timer function when using aPanasonic G1 or GH1 digital camera. Learn how to set the auto mode on a Panasonic G1 or GH1 digital camera. Whether you're the proud owner of a Panasonic Lumix DMC-G1 or DMC-GH1 micro four thirds digital camera or perhaps just considering picking one up, you're sure to like this free video tutorial, which presents a complete overview of how to take timed photographs with a G1 or GH1 camera. For more information, including detailed instructions, ...
Learn how to optimize a G1 or GH1 digital camera for night shooting. Whether you're the proud owner of a Panasonic Lumix DMC-G1 or DMC-GH1 micro four thirds digital camera or perhaps just considering picking one up, you're sure to like this free video tutorial, which presents a complete overview of how to shoot terrific nighttime landscapes with a G1 or GH1 camera. For more information, including detailed instructions, watch this digital camera user's guide.
In order to get the Canon 5D Mark II production ready, you're going to need to invest in a few accessories to get you up to speed. Fortunately, this video from Mauro Media gives a great breakdown of how you can get your slick camera up and ready to go for any handheld doc, narrative, or ENG shoot.
Canon recently released a firmware update to fix a lot of the v.1 bugs. This tutorial explains the process of updated the firmware from downloading on the Canon site to easily installing it on your camera.
Do you know how to delete a photo from your Canon PowerShot SD600 digital camera? Watch this photography tutorial video to learn three way to delete old photos from an SD600 camera.
If you've ever been taking pictures and have suddenly noticed an odd white line in your pictures, it's called "Spray Light" and it happens when light enters into the viewfinder while the picture is developing. This video teaches you why it's important to use the viewfinder cover or curtain to avoid this serious problem!
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to use Auto-FP high speed flash on the Nikon SB camera. Begin by attaching the SB speed light onto the camera and turn on the speed light. This video will be setting up vie the camera menu. In he menu, set it at 1/250s and exit out the menu. The "FP" icon will now appear on the LCD panel. Increase it to 1/8000s or stop up to F/2. 8. This video will benefit those viewers who are interested in photography and would like to learn how to use Auto-FP on a ...
Learn how to shoot with the Aperture Priority (A) function on a Panasonic G1 or GH1 digital camera. Whether you're the proud owner of a Panasonic Lumix DMC-G1 or DMC-GH1 micro four thirds digital camera or perhaps just considering picking one up, you're sure to like this free video tutorial, which presents a complete overview of how to use the manual aperture (A) mode on a G1 or GH1 camera. For more information, including detailed instructions, watch this digital camera user's guide.
Understanding the EV Compensation feature on Nikon DSLR's is extremely valuable when shooting with a flash. Adjustments enable you to fine-tune exposure, flash settings, as well as more general settings.
You can get more interesting photos by using the "rule of thirds" technique. Watch this photography video tutorial to learn how to use the rule of thirds in your pictures. Taking better and more interesting will be easy once you've mastered the technique in this how-to video.
If the exposure for your camera is just a tiny bit off, the skin tone for your shots will be terribly off. You can use an 18% grey card to determine correct exposure, which is useful for setups when you are doing self-portraits or similar projects.