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Old Nikon Lenses Are Better For DSLR Video

Old Nikon lenses are an attractive option for Canon and Nikon DSLR filmmakers because of their build quality, optical quality and price.

Adapt Old Lenses To New Cameras To Save Money

Before still cameras were being used to create HD video, director Tim Burton was already seeing the possibilities. His film “Corpse Bride,” a stop-motion animation, was shot entirely on DSLR cameras, according to stopmotionworks.com

Choosing The Best Lens For DSLR Video

When choosing a lens for your DSLR, there are various features to consider to make a wise investment. Though there is not one lens that fits all scenarios, you can make wise choises to invest in a few pieces of quality glass that will cover every situation.

Shortfalls And Solutions Of DSLR Lenses For HDSLR Video

DSLR lenses are designed for still photography, not video. Learn the shortfalls of still lenses to make wise choices in purchasing lenses and composing your shots. And consider a couple products that can reduce the problems.

How to Choose Shutter Speed For Video On Your DSLR

If you want to create a natural-looking video, choose shutter speeds according to the 180 degree shutter rule used by filmmakers. Learn what the 180 degree shutter rule is and how to use it.


How Cameras Sensors Work And The Benefits of HDSLR Sensors for HD Video

Knowing how digital cameras work will help you make wise decisions when purchasing a camera and creating images. Learn why larger sensors are better for capturing video and how they work.


The Best Microphone For The Job In DSLR Audio

If you are switching from photography to video, there is a lot to learn. Audio is an important part of video and there are many options for microphones, each with their own purpose.

Clearing Up The Noise Part II: Solutions For Capturing Quality DSLR Audio

DSLR cameras are not equipped to record high-quality audio, but a few improvements can turn your scratch-track DSLR audio to production-ready audio.

Clearing Up The Noise Part I: Shortfalls In Capturing DSLR Audio

Capturing quality audio is half the story when creating video; even more so at a concert or other live event. DSLR cameras are not up to par for five (correctable) reasons.

Bringing HDSLR Shortfalls Into Focus: Focusing Systems And Techniques

The three-inch LCD on the back of the camera is not a great tool for manually controlling focus. However, sharp focus can be achieved on HDSLR cameras.

Essential Guides for Aspiring Cinematographers

If you are just starting out on the adventure offered by DSLR video, these resources will get you started on your learning endeavors.

Inexpensive Video-Capable DSLRs Now Used in Big-Budget Productions

DSLR video technology appeals to filmmakers on a budget but the versatility of the cameras make them worthy of large-budget productions as well. More shots taken by DSLRs are appearing on the big screen all the time, and as directors begin to recognize the versatility inherent in DSLRs, we are likely to see more of the compact cameras on movie sets in the future.

The Best DSLR Cameras for Capturing HD Video

Canon and Nikon are generally seen as the forerunners of still imaging in DSLR cameras, but as HD video is introduced to the world of DSLR, Panasonic and Sony are making interesting offers as well. As of early 2011, The latest cameras offered by Canon, Nikon, Panasonic and Sony are the best DSLRs for capturing HD video -- and can be purchased for a fraction of the price of other video-capable DSLR cameras.

The Advantages of DSLR for HD Video

Video-enabled DSLRs are enabling videographers to create video that was previously impossible to create. The advantages of the DSLR for video purposes are numerous, from the professional results to its compact size.