Flying Camera

How To : Make a Steadicam flying camera support

Garret Brown's original Steadicam® is an icon that revolutionized filmmaking. Being the first and the best, it naturally and justifiably commands a premium price. It is for this reason that homemade DIY Flying Camera Supports have been around since at least 1977, just one shor ...more

How To : Create a flying camera rig in Blender 2.4 or 2.5

Blender is really cool in that you can mix your modes of editing between projections of that video in 3D space, 2D-based compositing, and 2D-based mixing in the VSE, all at the same time. An über-cool idea is to use your video to texture something - a plane, or a sphere common ...more

How To : Use the camera fly mode tool in Blender

See how to work with Blender's Camera Fly Mode tool. The tool is a great way to help navigate your 3D scene, and also for camera placement (or any object set to be a "camera", for example a Spotlight). Whether you're new to the Blender Foundation's popular open-source 3D compu ...more

How To : Use street view in Google Earth

In this how to video, you will learn how to use Google Earth. First, download the program. Type in a city and state in the form. In the lower left, check street view to turn it on. Click the magnifying glass to zoom in. Some cities have 3d buildings. When you get really close, ...more

How To : Dive into new features of Photoshop CS4

Pixel Perfect is the "perfect" show to help you with your Photoshop skills. Be amazed and learn as master digital artist Bert Monroy takes a stylus and a digital pad and treats it as Monet and Picasso do with oil and canvas. Learn the tips and tricks you need to whip those dig ...more

How To : Shoot and share video on the Apple iPhone 3G

Right out of the box, iPhone is incredibly easy to use. If you want to get the most out of every feature, you’ve come to the right place. This video tutorial straight from Apple will teach you how to shoot and share video on the Apple iPhone 3G. The iPhone redefines what a mob ...more

How To : Make an aerial photo rig with a disposable camera

Get creative with an old disposable camera by setting up an aerial photography rig using akite! Get a new perspective by taking pictures from a bird's eye view. You Will Need: • A rotary tool • A rotary tool cutoff wheel • A wooden clothespin • A pushpin • A disposable 3 ...more

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.

News : Military Technology Used to Create Video Game Drone

An iPhone-controlled drone unveiled at the recently held CES is expected to revolutionize the world of video gaming. Called the AR.Drone (AR stands for augmented reality), this new product will literally bring video games to the streets. Via Daily Mail, "The flying saucer-li ...more

News : Jackass In a box

in brief: The concept of “Jackass in a box” is for a jackass to walk into a special box, where he is strapped into a bucket seat and cut off from the outside world, his buddies then load this box onto a truck headed for a new secret location, this could be anywhere crazy and ...more

Levitation Challenge : 5 Tutorials for Defying Gravity

Giveaway Tuesdays has officially ended! But don't sweat it, WonderHowTo has another World that's taken its place. Every Tuesday, Phone Snap! invites you to show off your cell phone photography skills. Submit your best shot to our weekly competition for a chance to win an awes ...more

News : Quadrantid Meteors and Startrails

I took about 700 pictures over 7 hours late Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning of the quandrantid meteor shower. I combined the clearest 300 of them to make the star trails, and then went and found individual pictures with the brightest meteors and overlayed them on top ...more

Smartphone Challenge : Twin Prop Sunrise

Flying out of Bellingham, WA this past Sunday morning in a twin prop airplane. It was still dark down below but after rising above the clouds we were high enough to see the sun rise. Taken with the plain old iPhone 4 camera app... no affects applied.

News : Amazing 3D video capture using Kinect

Screw gaming, let's get to the serious stuff! Here's an amazing video of a Kinect hack that lets one see what its camera sees - in 3D. Instead of 2D images of motion capture, we get the full spatial view. Think of the "bullet time" effect in The Matrix (freeze, rotate, conti ...more

How To : Mount a Canon 5D Mark II on a Glidecam 4000 HD

Dave Williams from Lens Rentals demonstrates how to properly affix a Canon 5D Mark ii to a Glidecam's 4000 HD rig. Laying out all the included parts, he explains how to assemble and balance the rig with the camera attached. It's important to note that you'll need to rebalance ...more

Edit on a Dime : The Week Ahead

Here we are at week three of Edit on a Dime, the community for free and inexpensive apps for video, audio and image editing. It's going to be an interesting week as I've had feedback from the CEOs, I.T. and P.R. departments for most of the apps that have been reviewed so far ...more

News : Shoecam Takes Wingsuit Flying to New Heights

For most thrill-seekers, skydiving alone is an adrenaline rush worth experiencing only once, but for the death-defying, elite skydiver, the wingsuit is the next step in daring midair adventures. But thankfully, we people who like our feet planted on the ground can enjoy the th ...more

News : Chloroform Surprise

Hi : ) This is version 2 of chloroform surprise (as version 1 submitted was a bit too dangerous) . This time we have a professional anesthesiologist to help anaesthesia. He/She will use a pre tested knock out cocktail that suits each jackass individually, so that this remains ...more

How To : Fly a helicopter with a keyboard in GTA IV

Use mouse and keyboards to play this game. To move the camera, press and hold the right mouse button. Moving mouse freely moves the helicopter. Acceleration is set in (W) button in keyboard. To slowdown press (S). Rotating left is set in (CTRL) and right in (ALT). Use (CTRL+AL ...more

News : Okay, Sergio Kato

Sergio Kato, Professional Actor And Model Sergio Kato Los Angeles, California, USA – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil SAG/AFTRA/AEA - European Guild, Brazilian Guilds Wilshire Blvd, N/A, Los Angeles, California 93210 United States Here is my resumeé: www.imdb.com/name/nm1415992/resume ...more

How To : Trick YouTube Into Being a Decent Video Editor

Today I'll be detailing how to use the two YouTube Video Editors to enhance the quality of your work, as well as going over a simple workaround to save time uploading the variety of clips you'll need to assemble a more complicated piece of filmmaking. While the tools YouTube ...more

News : Exploded! Photographer Dissects Objects

Texas based photographer Adam Voorhes takes four objects (telephone, frog, gun, etch-a-sketch) and dissects them for his photo essay entitled Exploded. The frog in particular looks like an illustration, but is indeed a photograph. Voorhes explains his process (via It's Nice T ...more

How To : Get your passport

If you are going to travel outside the United States on a ski trip with Skitravel.com, you will need a passport. From Skitravel's website you can click the "get a passport" link. The link will take you to the US Department of State's passport form (the DS11 passport form). On ...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

News : So You Just Bought Photoshop. Now What?

Photoshop. It’s like a mountain to climb. You can chug up to the top, working hard, never letting up, or you can just go part way up and scoot around the side of the mountain and still get to the other side. Not everyone needs to be a Photoshop guru, or ninja pixel punisher. T ...more

News : The Simpsons Family Gets Scrabbled!

My JO was watching The Simpsons on FOX the other day, like she wholeheartedly does every evening, and I joined her, much like I always do— though I must admit, I'm not as obsessed with the cartoon family as much as she is. Just like she isn't as obsessed with SCRABBLE as I am. ...more

News : Prank that will be remembered forever...

Warnings READ READ READ! Have the Jackass crew go out to the club or maybe one of the members house, then tell one of the jackass members like Bam(Best choice) or anyone else to put a sleeping pill into another jackass members drink like Weeman(Best choice), and tell Bam its ...more

News : "The Intervention"

This is a great trick to play on your least-bad-ass pal. Pick a friend who doesn’t smoke, and barely drinks (spends Fridays at home watching Lifetime) and take them out for a beer. A couple days later, take them out for another beer. A couple days after that, do it again, only ...more

News : Never Drinking Again, Worst Hangover Wakeup

If you've gotten drunk and had a hangover, you know how bad it can be in the morning. The slightest thing is like tortue. This will make someone never wanna drink again. It gets pretty good, so you gotta read it all. Ok, get someone to drink very heavy that doesnt drink that o ...more

How To : 13 Tips for Recording Better Videos on Your Galaxy

Smartphones have put an end to camcorders. If you want to capture memorable moments in high quality, look no further than that technological marvel in your pocket. Recent Galaxy phones are shining examples of how far we've come — but the more capable a camera gets, the more co ...more

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