High Speed Video
Photography guru Matt Richardson demonstrates how to build your own arduino high speed flash trigger so you can create awesome work like this. Pick up the project code here. Video: Make a high speed photography trigger with an Arduino. Previously, Do-It-Yourself: High Speed Ph ...more
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 ...more
Remember "Bullet Time" from The Matrix? Well, you ain't seen nothing till you've seen "Bullet-Train Time"! Graeme Taylor explains his technique: "I wondered, what would happen if the camera was the fast-moving object? For instance, if you use a 210fps camera at 35mph, on pla ...more
It's somewhat funny that the HTC ThunderBolt smartphone would be released around the same time as Apple's new Thunderbolt technology. Mainly because HTC's smartphone isn't exactly something I would compare to a flash of lightning, which averages around 60,000 miles per second. ...more
Learn a little bit about technology with help from EMBARQ. Watch this how-to video tutorial on installing your 2Wire Gateway for EMBARQ High-Speed Internet. This will cover exactly how to install your EMBARQ 2Wire Gateway modem for Internet. This is the complete process step-b ...more
Learn to shoot a rubberband hard and fast. Shoot a rubberband at high speed. Click through to watch this video on tricklife.com
High speed photos are very artistic and look awesome, but taking them without special equipment is nearly impossible. Without this hack and an Arduino, that is. This video will teach you how to use an Arduino and other electronic components to make a DIY high speed photo trigg ...more
Learn a little bit about technology with help from EMBARQ. Watch this how-to video tutorial on installing your EMBARQ 660 Modem. This will cover exactly how to install your EMBARQ Modem for EMBARQ High Speed Internet service. This is the complete process step-by-step from box ...more
If you only see one power tool-related YouTube clip this year, make it WoodWorkingInAction's "Bandsaw Magic." We give this one two totally-not-severed thumbs way up! Want to improve your own woodworking chops? Poke around WonderHowTo's ever-expanding collection of furniture an ...more
How To : This Clever DIY Contraption Lets You Capture Exploding Balloons Without a High-Speed Trigger
There are some pretty incredible camera techniques out there, but the biggest problem that amateur photographers run into is that they don't have the equipment to try them. You can still get some great shots, but there are some things that are really hard to do if you don't ha ...more
Learn how to dribble a basketball at high speed in this free practice video drills.
Bill Myers explains how to set your YouTube player to play high quality videos by default. Go to Account link (top right of page) after you login to your YouTube account, This will take you to My Account/Overview Click on Playback setup. You would get three options: •Choose ...more
I don't know about you, but when I shoot a slow-mo video on my iPhone, I'd also like to have a regular speed copy of it, just in case slow motion doesn't fit the video right. Traditionally, converting slow-motion video required manually speeding the video back up in editing a ...more
High speed photography is awesome. Who doesn't love looking at bullets smash through glass or annihilate a tomato? Or see a babe in a swimsuit do a strikingly slo-mo wet hair flip? Hongkiat's collection of high speed photographs completely inspire the HowTo behind the process ...more
Learn how to do high speed photography with Bre Pettis. To do high speed photography correctly, you need to link a strobe to your camera as shown by Mr. Pettis of Make Magazine. Then you can create cool pictures just like him.
In this tutorial, we learn how to use AV mode & High Speed Sync (flash). First, go to AV mode and change the settings to 2.8. When you do this, your shutter speed will blink at 250. To fix this, hit the lightning bolt with the "h" and change it to the high speed setting. Now, ...more
Are you looking to upgrade from that clunky dial-up connection to high-speed Internet access? Find out who comes out on top when DSL and cable go head-to-head.
"Photo Grandpa" aka Fotoopa (that's photograndpa in Dutch) has created an amazing laser rig for ultra-high speed photography. Says Gizmodo, "His setup includes his own custom shutter—which can fire at five microseconds—made around an Arduino controller and custom aluminum pa ...more
It's an auto freak's wet dream: the beauty of synchronization + the adrenaline rush of engines revving and expert vehicle maneuvering. Check out these incredible dancing Toyotas on Japan's Fuji Speedway. Inspired? Start small.
Kipkay makes a tiny high speed spinner with just a paper clip. They can be different colors and you can also use large paper clips.
Swiss photographer Fabian Oefner wanted to capture the moment right before a bubble bursts, a feat that required surprisingly little equipment, but a lot of time and patience. The result was well worth it though. Here's a quick before and after: The trick to the color, he says ...more
Professional quality, high definition video cameras are now getting within the grasp of independent film makers, and this tutorial shows you how you can use the Flip camera, or other small HD cameras, to shoot your own high quality projects.
Want to to speed up or slow down a video clip in Final Cut Express? Let this clip show you how. Whether you're new to Apple's Final Cut Pro non-linear video editor or just want to better acquaint yourself with the Final Cut Pro 6 workflow, you're sure to benefit from this vide ...more
In this how-to video, you will learn how to compress iMovie files into QuickTime files to make them look really good on YouTube. First, open iMovie. Click Share and click Share again. Go to Expert Settings and click on Share. Click on Options and go to Settings. Change it to h ...more
This video shows you how to do video lighting for product shots. In order to do this the presenter begins by putting the product on a plate. He has three lights that are placed around the product. 650 watt shooting onto the background. The second light is 1000 watts, with an o ...more
A Prince Rupert's Drop is a very interesting demonstration in physics that shows both the strength that a well-organized crystal structure can provide, as well as how violently such a structure can be blown to pieces by stress if the crystal pattern is disrupted. Video: . Made ...more
Screenshots are great, but sometimes they don't tell the whole story. You can show off that new app you got or that awesome new live wallpaper, but a screenshot isn't going to get the point across. What exactly am I trying to show you in the screenshot above? You probably have ...more
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. They will help you avoid pitfalls and get your project up and running fast. In this DIY episode, see how to make high qual ...more
Learn how to export HD video from Final Cut Pro for YouTube. 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 tutorial. For more informati ...more
Imgur has just released a brand new feature to make GIFs better than they ever have before. Video to GIF is a tool that allows you to quickly paste any video link, easily select a clip from that video, and turn it into a very high-quality GIF, called a GIFV. GIFVs are extreme ...more
Israel Hyman is a weekend videographer headquartered in Mesa, Arizona. In this video, he demonstrates how to use “Shutter Speed” to make your digital video look better. A rule of thumb is: Set the shutter speed at a rate of 1/60 of a second for normal shooting.
Check out this informative video tutorial from Apple on how to slow down, speed up, and reverse video in iMovie '09. iLife '09, the software suite from Apple, is the easiest way to organize, view and publish digital content, like pictures, movies, music, and webpages. iPhoto ...more
Bill Myers shows you how to use the Velocity envelope to speed up or slow down, or even run video in reverse in Sony Vegas - but not Movie Studio. Watch and see how easy it is to create fast and slow motion effects in the Vegas video editing software.
In this video, you'll learn how to perform simple time manipulations in Sony Vegas Pro. Whether you're completely new to Sony's popular nonlinear editor (NLE) or are a seasoned digital video professional simply looking to pick up a few new tips and tricks, you're sure to be we ...more
In this video, learn how to process slow motion film from the Canon EOS 7D using Sony Vegas and After Effects. (This information is helpful for other cameras as well.) Create slow motion video from high speed film with help from this video.
Watch this high speed instructional video to experience the art of paper piecing. Paper piecing is essentially quilting with scraps of fabric and paper. This video tutorial demonstrates paper piecing from a pattern. Design your own patterns and enjoy this crafty combination of ...more
Thanks to better processors and improved LTE coverage, it's easy to binge-watch your favorite shows almost anywhere. However, not all of us can afford expensive flagship phones with all the latest top-tier specs. With a max budget of $400, though, you can still find solid phon ...more
This video sculpting tutorial shows a high speed version of the process for building a pig out of clay. Beginning with an aluminum foil skeleton, pink polymer clay is slowly added on, molded, and finished to create a realistic looking pig. Watch this video sculpting tutorial a ...more
This is a cinematography tutorial video that demonstrates how to control the aperture and shutter speed on the HV20 high definition camcorder. This is the PAL version, so it's basically the same except the NTSC version would have different shutter speeds. You will also need a ...more
Apple's iOS 11 is finally here, and while they showed off several of the new features it brings to your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch back at WWDC 2017, they've only just touched the surface of what iOS 11 has to offer. There are a lot of cool new (and sometimes secret) feature ...more
It seems almost every carrier now has an unlimited data plan, and free Wi-Fi is now available in more places than ever before. If you want to be connected, it has never been easier — but that still doesn't mean that everyone can stream as much as they please. Many of us don't ...more
Most smartphone manufacturers focus on megapixels when it comes to cameras, but HTC took a different direction with the HTC One. Instead of trying to compete with the 13MP camera on the Samsung Galaxy S4, or the 20MP camera on the Sony Xperia Z1, or even the newer iPhone's 8MP ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to increase the rendering speed in Adobe Final Cut Pro. Begin by right-clicking on your current sequence and click on Settings. Click on the Video Processing tab and select "Always Render in RGB". Then click OK. This change will only b ...more
You can try and try, but all the practice in the world can't compete with this robotic hand's pen spinning skills. Ishikawa Komuro Lab's dexterous, high-speed robotic hand is lightning fast. It can close its fingers in less than 1/10th of a second and uses breakneck actuators ...more
Check out this video tutorial to show you how to use the Sony DSR-PD170 MiniDV camcorder. This video was made by the equipment room at CUNY Journalism School in New York. The DSR-PD170 is a high quality video camera well suited to a broad range of applications -- from event v ...more
Master your tennis kick serve progressions. This tennis lesson video series lays out the 4 steps to tennis kick serve progressions. Be sure to click on all the video chapters to view the entire tutorial. Fuzzy Yellow Balls is a high quality resource of tennis tutorial videos. ...more
When you upload your videos onto YouTube, you will need to have your video in wide screen format, if you want to avoid having black bars on either side of your video. In order to do that, with Sony Movie Studio, you will need to go to "project". Click on "properties". Next, c ...more
With Windows Media Center, you will have the ability to watch videos, live TV, and listen to music on the XBOX 360 without having to use your computer. You’ll need to have the following things: A PC equipped with Windows Media Center, your XBOX 360, and a fully functional high ...more
In the world of extreme sports, the more life threatening, the better. And speed flying is no exception. Discovery reports: "Riders are usually dropped off by helicopter on top of legendary crags like Switzerland's 13,000-foot The Eiger, or they climb Mont Blanc, Europe's hi ...more
You can capture some pretty amazing videos using the slo-mo and time-lapse capabilities in the stock Camera app for iPhone 5s, 6, 6 Plus, or iPad Air 2, but there's no way to really combine them unless you shoot different videos and splice them together with a separate video e ...more
Real suffering is sitting through a thirty-second ad to watch a fifteen-second video, or watching your favorite music video in three-second fragments. Real suffering is this: “An error occurred, please try again later.” If you’re a modern human and multitask with multiple tabs ...more
It looks like the Huawei P20 has moved from rumor to all but confirmed. Thanks to a series of YouTube videos released by Huawei Mobile Netherlands, we now have a few confirmations about the latest entries in the flagship series. The four promotional videos all focus on the ca ...more
If you're a legit Gran Turismo fan, you've already gotten the new Gran Turismo 5 for PlayStation 3. There's a lot of new features in GT5, and one that returns is the License Test challenges. One change in the License Tests in GT5 is that it ties every mode into a single, persi ...more
This tutorial demonstrates a speed and conditioning exercise. This sprint high knees workout was developed to increase your overall sports performance. This how to video explains the sprint high knees exercise and how you can incorporate this speed training to develop your fle ...more
Watch this video from the Concrete Network to learn how to clean & maintain concrete with this high-speed propane burnisher. Scrub & buff concrete surfaces to restore the original shine.
The camera situation on the all new HTC One is a little daunting. The M8 has not one, not two, but three camera lenses built in. First, there's the 5 megapixel selfie machine up front, then around back, there's the new Duo Camera with a refined UltraPixel sensor. HTC has done ...more
With the Kodak Zi8, the power to capture razor-sharp, full 1080p HD video fits in the palm of your hand. Its easy, one-touch operation and incredible versatility make it the perfect camera for beginners, experts, and everyone in between. Step 1: Get started Get started in a s ...more
I woke up at 4:00 am this morning in order to take some video of the last total lunar eclipse visible from North America till 2014. The eclipse was beautiful. It was amazing to watch the shadow of our planet creep slowly across our nearest neighbor. Once the shadow was blockin ...more
Time-lapse photography used to require expensive and dedicated equipment, but in today's futuristic world, we now have easy access to universal machines like the iPhone, which are pretty much tricorders. Reel Moments is a time-lapse app for the iPhone from Nexvio. It’s a ‘pic ...more