Understanding and Manipulating Depth of Field

If you're searching for ways to vary the look and feel of your video images, one of the easiest compositional elements to manipulate is depth of field.

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Green Screen Basics Reviewed

What you should know about buying and shooting with Chroma Key Backdrops.

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Using a Light Meter

Learn how to use an incident and spot meter to determine the proper brightness value of your subject.

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Full Body Chroma Keying Techniques and Tips

What is Chroma Keying?


Chroma01Chroma keying is the process or technique of replacing a solid background (the key) with another background or animation.

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Smooth Moves - Camera Support Systems

Zooming is not a natural human experience. While some superheroes can zoom with their eyes, we're not so lucky. In the human world, if you want to take a closer look at an object you do just that: get closer.

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Prime vs. Zoom Lenses

I’m doing some research into lenses for my Canon 40D DSLR and have come across lenses being referred to as Prime lenses.

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Directing Stunts for Green Screen

Hollywood creates realistic stunts and effects using green screen tricks.

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Sports Shooting: Football, Baseball, Basketball and More

Ah - baseball games are reaching their apex and football games are getting off the ground - if you're a sports fan, you gotta love the Fall season!

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