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How To : Create the wall cut with your camera and Sony Vegas

The wall cut is a very cool transition, where it looks as if the scene appears on the other side of the wall. You can do this with steady hands to hold that camera, and any editing platform with a linear wipe transition. Here, you'll see it done with Sony Vegas.

How To : Make a whip cut with your camera and Sony Vegas

The 'whip cut' is a clever way of joining shots together without the audience realizing there's been a cut. This means that you can shoot one actor in one place and another actor in a completely different place and join the two shots together. If you're trying to make twins, t ...more

How To : Reduce camera shake in Final Cut Pro

In this clip, you'll learn how to reduce camera shake digitally within Final Cut Pro. Whether you're new to Apple's Final Cut Pro non-linear video editor or just want to better acquaint yourself with the popular video editing program, you're sure to benefit from this video tut ...more

How To : Take Perfect Pictures of Your Handmade Projects

In order to take the perfect picture of your handmade wooden project, it's helpful to have a lightbox that's similar to what professionals use but definitely cheaper to make yourself. I was thinking about what project I was going to work on today. I decided to flip through so ...more

How To : Use the camera in Motion 3

For this Final Cut Studio video tutorial, Zach King will teach you how to use the camera in Motion. If you want to cover the basics of adding and using a camera in the Motion 3 program, this is the perfect video to help you out. Let the Final Cut King show you how!

How To : Use your Nikon D90 and Final Cut Pro together

This is a workflow tutorial for people who use the Nikon D90 camera and do most of the post production in Adobe After Effects. Convert, cut and export your video easily, and even fix the stair-stepping problem that might crop up.

How To : Shoot a fight scene

Tells you how to make a fighting scene by using three steps which are -continuity -camera techniques -editing The person explains that continuity is when you can scene jump to make the viewer feel that the motion is continuous. Camera techniques are useful in fighting scenes ...more

How To : Start using BoinxTV with this overview

See how to start using BoinxTV with this overview video. Learn the basics of BoinxTV and see how to turn any modern Macintosh computer into a television studio! BoinxTV, from Boinx Software, turns your Mac into a TV studio for creating Live to Disk, Live to Internet, and Live ...more

How To : Shoot macro photography on a budget

Create your own macro lens using the standard 50 mm lens that is shipped with your Digital SLR camera. The presenter - Kip Kay explains how to do so in a very cost effective way using only a Pringles( or any other similar) can, a black cloth, your camera's body cap and a few ...more

How To : Hack your Canon camera's firmware with CHDK

Got a Canon Powershot whose resolution or functions are not cutting it for you? Then amp up its abilities - without flat out buying a new camera - by checking out this digital camera hack video. By modifying the camera's firmware you'll be able to add games as well as a manual ...more

How To : Remove the shakes in Shake

One of the best extensions for Apple's Final Cut Studio is the visual effects and digital compositing application Shake. Shake is an image compositing package used for post-production, and it enables complex image processing sequences to be designed through the connection of e ...more

How To : Blur faces to protect identities in Motion

One of the best features of Apple's Final Cut Studio is the graphics interface feature Motion. With its ability to create and edit motion graphics, you can easily create title sequences for your indie film, or maybe even a professional movie, with 2D or 3D visual effects compo ...more

How To : Unlock secret features on your digital camera

Systm is the Do It Yourself show designed for the common geek who wants to quickly and easily learn how to dive into the latest and hottest tech projects. We will help you avoid pitfalls and get your project up and running fast. Search Systm on WonderHowTo for more DIY episode ...more

How To : Avoid the "5 Deadly Sins of Amateur Video"

Tom Skowronski teaches us how to shoot a good video. Look before shooting so you have a more controlled movement. Hold camera steady at all times. Move the subject in front of the camera and turn the camera mans back to the sun to illuminate the subject. . Give nose room for a ...more

How To : Present your models in SketchUp

This video series shows you all the steps involved in properly presenting your models inside SketchUp. The videos correspond to Chapter 10 of the book Google SketchUp for Dummies. PART 1 discusses standing in the right spot and how to use the position camera tool. PART 2 expla ...more

How To : Convert a matchbox into a camera

In this tutorial, we learn how to covert a matchbox into a camera. First, take your matchbox and cut out the bottom, then cut out a square piece. After this, paint the inside of it black with a marker. Next, cut a small hole in the top of the box. After this, cut a small squar ...more

How To : Edit multicam footage with Final Cut Pro

Matt, the Shirtless Apprentice, follows up his last segment on syncing timecode for a multi-camera shoot with a quick explanation on how to utilize this technique in the edit. Learn how quick and easy multi-camera editing can be when using the multicam function in Final Cut Pro.

How To : Make a pinhole camera

In the age of digital cameras and instant gratification, make the simplest camera ever invented using just a light proof box, a hole, and paper. Check out this Howcast video tutorial on how to make a pinhole camera. You Will Need * 1 clean, 7 inch tall oatmeal box * Heavy fo ...more

How To : Sync multicam footage in Final Cut Pro 7

Looking for an easy way to work with footage from a two-camera setup within Final Cut Pro? Whether you're new to Apple's Final Cut Pro non-linear video editor or just want to learn how to take advantage of Final Cut Pro 7's new features, you're sure to benefit from this free v ...more

How To : Make a good basic Youtube video

Rick teaches the secrets of making a good basic YouTube video in easy steps. Some tips are given below. When creating a YouTube video first assume that your audience has a 10 second attention time. If your introduction takes more than 10 second cut out the part while editing, ...more

How To : Crop your pictures in camera

This clip was filmed as part of a One to One training day with Mike Browne. Focus the camera on a bunch of window panes. There is a row of window panes which cuts across the bottom left hand side corner. There's actually nothing right or wrong with it, only thing that matters ...more

How To : Record straight from a video camera to a computer

Recording home movies is quite a joy - how else would you remember that time your son shot milk out of his nose from laughing too hard, or when your shih tzu did a headstand? But it's often a pain transfering all your film files from your video camera to your computer. Make m ...more

How To : See through people's clothes with a video camera

This video tutorial teaches you how to see through clothes using a blank roll of film and any video camera that has night vision. You won't see people completely naked, but you can see undergarments and the "shape" beneath...If your imagination just isn't cutting it anymore, c ...more

How To : Make A High-Lighter Stun-Gun

The Stun-Gun In this article, I'll show you how to make a small, weaponized highlighter. Before I get into how to built this device, let me warn you. This device is harmful! When used, it can cause burns and/or serious muscle spasms. The voltage is potentially deadly! DO NOT ...more

How To : Make a Video Blog

Want to know how to start your own vlog? Starting a video blog is simple... Get a camera! It is a video blog, after all. Though you may see some people with very fancy (and expensive) cameras, don't be discouraged if all you have is your webcam. That is perfectly fine to sta ...more

How To : Canon 7d FCP Post Workflow and Stuff

Editing with the Canon 7d and Final Cut Pro couldn't be easier, here are some tips to help you get started. Get the Canon E1 Plugin: The link provided gives you some basic info to get started. The main reason for using this plugin with FCP, is to convert the footage quickly t ...more

How To : Use automatic audio sync in Final Cut Pro X

If you're shooting with a camera that doesn't have a built in microphone, you'll want to watch this video and learn how to use the automatic audio sync feature of Final Cut Pro X. Do video editing right on your Apple.

How To : Achieve a 2.35:1 aspect ratio in Final Cut Pro

When it comes to filming a great movie, having a great creative vision is just as important as more practical aspects of cinema, like how to employ film editing programs for the perfect widescreen shot or a camera jamb arm for stunning overhead shots. Check out this video to ...more

How To : Edit P2 MXF files with Final Cut Pro and Raylight

In this video, Dave (and his assistant, also Dave) present a quick and informative guide to editing your P2 MXF files with Final Cut Pro and Raylight for Mac. Once you've shot your footage using your P2 camera, import it to your laptop. Now you're ready to get started on your ...more

How To : Capture video on Final Cut Pro

Don Schechter demonstrates how to capture your footage from your camera to your computer and log it for easy access later on for Final Cut Pro. Logging clips allows you to organize your footage without having to waste hard drive space.

News : Battle of the Shaky Cam

Responding to the inexplicably rampant use of faux-documentary techniques in "Battle: Los Angeles", Matt Zoller Seitz of Salon eloquently and hilariously lambastes the "played-out" fad of the shaky cam. Here are just a few nuggets: 'Get yourself a tripod. Make a shot list. Th ...more

News : Magic 8-Ball Booby Trapped with Camera Flash

Take $1.35 of thrift store bric-à-brac, toss in a few spare parts from your electronics drawer and mix it all up with an earnest desire to alienate your loved ones forevermore and what do you get? A booby-trapped Magic 8-Ball, that's what! Hacker arfink explains, "My idea was ...more

How To : Make a homemade pinhole camera

Want to create your own camera? The simplest one that you can create is a pinhole camera which can be constructed from everyday household items. The items required are: a knife, a pen, a pair of scissors, a black insulation tape, a normal tape, a juice box (one that is cuboid ...more

News : iMovie on iPhone, coming in June

So as of now June 24th or whenever it is precisely that the new iPhone comes out, we'll likely be in a situation where two of the most popular, talked-about filmmaking tools will be non-traditional video cameras: the new 720p-shooting/cutting Apple Flip-smasher and the Canon 5 ...more

Vidify : The Best Automatic Video Editor App for the iPhone

There’s a race on to see who'll be the Instagram of moving pictures. This makes sense, since many of our phones are clogged with video that, so far, no one is going to see. Wouldn’t it be great if there were a simple app that could take our video content, edit it for us, and t ...more

How To : Make a cheap body harness out of a camera stabilizer

Start with a Targus Monopod, and then follow along with this tutorial to create a BodyPod - a body harness that will let you 'wear' your camera. This modification costs less than fifteen dollars, and lets you cut down on the gear you'll need when filming.

How To : Make a 3D diamond sphere in Motion 3

Making a 3d sphere in Motion 3 can be tricky. Luckily, there's someone out there willing to help you. In this video, learn a show cut on creating a true three-dimensional sphere using cameras.

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