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Wilfred: A Sitcom Shot Entirely on DSLRs

Wilfred: A Sitcom Shot Entirely on DSLRs

Wilfred, the FX Networks quirky comedy about a manic-depressive man who sees his neighbor's dog as a man in a dog suit, is shot entirely with DSLR cameras, including greenscreens. Randall Einhorn, a cinematographer turned Executive Producer/Director, and Director of Photography Kurt Jones talk here about some of the innovative production set-ups they use for this unusual series.

Editorial, Feature, People / Interview
Debra Kaufman
DSLR Video
Is the New Blackmagic Cinema Camera the HDSLR Killer?

Is the New Blackmagic Cinema Camera the HDSLR Killer?

Marco Solorio of OneRiver Media dissects Blackmagic Design's new Cinema Camera to see if it is in fact, the much-anticipated HDSLR-killer everyone's been waiting for over the years. But with a comparatively smaller sensor size and radical body design, does it fit the bill as the killer we all want?

Review, Feature
Marco Solorio
DSLR Video
Plan It Like a Bank Heist

Plan It Like a Bank Heist

A DSLR shoot -- wait, make that two shoots including a couple of Panasonic AF100s -- that is a reminder to both plan for everything, and be ready for anything.

Feature, People / Interview
Stephen Menick
DSLR Video
Shane Hurlbut, ASC: Master Cinema Series DSLR Rigs

Shane Hurlbut, ASC: Master Cinema Series DSLR Rigs

Cinematographer Shane Hurlbut, ASC (Terminator: Salvation, Act of Valor) partners with camera accessory manufacturer Letus to release a line of rigs for DSLRs, designed to turn them into true motion picture cameras.

Feature, People / Interview
Debra Kaufman
DSLR Video
DSLR: Essential Gadgets

DSLR: Essential Gadgets
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DSLR video training with Robbie Carman and Rich Harrington: This episode examines the essentials for DSLR video, including the BlackRapid R-Strap, a calibration target from PhotoVision, LED on-camera lights, hot shoe splitters or adapters, a mountable mini bi-directional level, hard cases for small items, and more.

Tutorial, Video Tutorial
Richard Harrington
DSLR Video
DSLR: Get Steady with a Monopod

DSLR: Get Steady with a Monopod
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DSLR video training with Robbie Carman and Rich Harrington: This episode takes a look at the possibilities achieved in camera stability with monopods for DSLR use.

Tutorial, Video Tutorial
Richard Harrington
DSLR Video
DSLR: Using a Slate App

DSLR: Using a Slate App
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DSLR video training with Robbie Carman and Rich Harrington: This episode talks about why you want an iPad for production. There is a DSLR Slate App (often used for production information, a sync point for dual system audio, etc.) which now moves all of this information to your portable device.

Tutorial, Video Tutorial
Richard Harrington
DSLR Video
DSLR Training: Stabilizing DSLR Footage in Post

DSLR Training: Stabilizing DSLR Footage in Post
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DSLR video training with Robbie Carman and Rich Harrington: This episode covers a feature in Adobe After Effects - the Warp Stabilizer. This almost magical feature from CS5.5 can fix image stabilization, warp an image to selectively fix areas that are most unstable, and can even do rolling shutter compensation.

Tutorial, Video Tutorial
Richard Harrington
DSLR Video
DSLR: Monitoring Solutions with HDMI

DSLR: Monitoring Solutions with HDMI
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DSLR video training with Robbie Carman and Rich Harrington: This episode visits HDMI and monitoring in general.

Tutorial, Video Tutorial
Richard Harrington
DSLR Video
DSLR: Merging Clips and Syncing Audio

DSLR: Merging Clips and Syncing Audio
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DSLR video training with Robbie Carman and Rich Harrington: This episode features creating a single clip that contains your video and high quality audio. In Premiere Pro CS5.5, they'll be merging clips and syncing audio in post.

Tutorial, Video Tutorial
Richard Harrington
DSLR Video
DSLR: Log and Transfer with Canon Cameras

DSLR: Log and Transfer with Canon Cameras
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DSLR video training with Robbie Carman and Rich Harrington: This episode features loading footage into Final Cut Pro using the log and transfer plug-in created for Canon DSLRs and FCP.

Tutorial, Video Tutorial
Richard Harrington
DSLR Video
DSLR: How to add Timecode to DSLR Clips

DSLR: How to add Timecode to DSLR Clips
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Video pros rarely access Adobe Bridge, a visual tool for managing your files. Use this secret often accessed by professional photographers to add Timecode to your DSLR clips and batch rename, copy to new locations and more with Richard Harrington and Robbie Carman, and find new ways to quicken your workflow while using your digital slr camera.

Tutorial, Video Tutorial
Richard Harrington
DSLR Video
DSLR Lens Correction: Using Filters

DSLR Lens Correction: Using Filters
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Even though you spend a lot of money on a lens, your beautiful lens could have some inherent flaws, but this video tutorial with Robbie Carman and Richard Harrington demonstrates that these distortions can be fixed in an unexpected way. Photoshop Extended CS5 allows you to open video clips and convert to a smart object, which allows you to run a filter on entire video clip instead of just one frame. Menu options within Photoshop allow you to choose your DSLR camera and lens, and if your lens is not available yet, create profiles online at Adobe for your own specific lenses and cameras, then watch Photoshop Extended begin correcting lens distortion.

Tutorial, Video Tutorial
Richard Harrington
DSLR Video
DSLR: Techniques for Slowmotion

DSLR: Techniques for Slowmotion
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In this video tutorial with Robbie Carman and Richard Harrington, learn various ways for converting DSLR footage into instantaneous, buttery smooth slow motion using After Effects, Twixtor, or Cinema Tools; you might also use Optical Flow in Apple Motion, Advanced Frame Blending in AE, and FCP.

Tutorial, Video Tutorial
Richard Harrington
DSLR Video
DSLR: Time Lapse Part 3: Assembling a Timelapse Shot

DSLR: Time Lapse Part 3: Assembling a Timelapse Shot
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From the Creative COW DSLR Essentials Podcast, Robbie Carman and Richard Harrington bring you part three in a three-part series on creating time lapse. This episode covers assembling a time lapse shot.

Tutorial, Video Tutorial
Richard Harrington
DSLR Video
DSLR: Exposure Part 2: Adjusting for Overexposure

DSLR: Exposure Part 2: Adjusting for Overexposure
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Everyone faces exposure problems, even if you're using a loupe, it's difficult to judge, especially without a waveform or histogram. In the last episode, Robbie Carman and Richard Harrington looked at fixing underexposed clips by correcting in NLEs. In this episode of their continuing series of DSLR video tutorials, they look at correcting overexposed clips.

Tutorial, Video Tutorial
Richard Harrington
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DSLR: Exposure Part 1: Adjusting for Underexposure

DSLR: Exposure Part 1: Adjusting for Underexposure
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Everyone faces exposure problems, even if you're using a loupe, it's difficult to judge, especially without a waveform or histogram. After loading your clips onto your computer, and you're faced with dark and underexposed clips, use this tutorial from their continuing DSLR series, featuring the expertise of Robbie Carman and Richard Harrington, and learn how to bypass the camera - go straight to NLEs and talk about the best methods for correction of underexposed clips.

Tutorial, Video Tutorial
Richard Harrington
DSLR Video
DSLR: Time Lapse Part 2: Timelapse Shooting Techniques

DSLR: Time Lapse Part 2: Timelapse Shooting Techniques
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From the Creative COW DSLR Essentials Podcast, Robbie Carman and Richard Harrington bring you part two in a three-part series on creating time lapse. This episode covers shooting techniques for time-lapse.

Tutorial, Video Tutorial
Richard Harrington
DSLR Video
DSLR: Time Lapse Part 1: Gear You'll Need

DSLR: Time Lapse Part 1: Gear You'll Need
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From the Creative COW DSLR Essentials Podcast, Robbie Carman and Richard Harrington bring you the first in a three-part series on creating time lapse.

Tutorial, Video Tutorial
Richard Harrington
DSLR Video
DSLR: Filtering the Shot: Filters and Matte Boxes

DSLR: Filtering the Shot: Filters and Matte Boxes
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Since a filter is an essential investment into your lenses, glean from the pros with detailed advice on using filters and matte boxes. Join Richard Harrington and Robbie Carman as they discuss the the finer points of DSLR photography.

Tutorial, Video Tutorial
Richard Harrington
DSLR Video
DSLR: Pushing ISO - How Far is Too Far?

DSLR: Pushing ISO - How Far is Too Far?
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In this DSLR video tutorial, Richard Harrington and Robbie Carman describe the mechanics of ISO along with techniques for testing against your given shooting situations.

Tutorial, Video Tutorial
Richard Harrington
DSLR Video
DSLR: Low Light Shooting Strategies

DSLR: Low Light Shooting Strategies
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Lighting should be your first step, but capturing gorgeous images with DSLRs in low light situations is not only a possibility, but an artistic venture with the amount of control offered by these cameras. In this DSLR video tutorial, Robbie and Richard discuss low-light shooting strategies, including controlling your aperture, ISO, lenses, and shutter speed.

Tutorial, Video Tutorial
Richard Harrington
DSLR Video
DSLR: Using a Sync Sound Workflow

DSLR: Using a Sync Sound Workflow
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In this DSLR tutorial Richard and Robbie discuss recording audio with a DSLR Camera vs the workflow involved with using a dedicated digital audio recorder to record the audio.

Tutorial, Video Tutorial
Richard Harrington
DSLR Video
DSLR: What's a Follow Focus?

DSLR: What's a Follow Focus?
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Robbie and Richard discuss the frustration of trying to get critical focus by just using the focus ring on a lense. Modern photography cameras auto focus when shooting stills but for DSLR video the answer is a follow focus to get professional focus.

Tutorial, Video Tutorial
Richard Harrington
DSLR Video
DSLR: External Monitoring

DSLR: External Monitoring
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In this DSLR tutorial, Richard and Robbie discuss how to get better focus and color accuracy by using an external monitor for your DSLR Camera. Some topics include Pro HD field monitors, waveform exposure monitors, vectorscope and color testing.

Tutorial, Video Tutorial
Richard Harrington
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