Sunday, March 27, 2011

iPhone DYI IR Trigger for DSLRs

The has a tutorial on how to build a timer remote using an iPhone for less than $20 (as opposed to using Canon's, which costs $120.00.) This remote hack will allow an iPhone to control both still and video recording on a Canon or Nikon  DSLR.

Friday, March 18, 2011

Filmmaking Tips: Composition, Rule of Thirds and Building a Sequence

The guys at Hollywood Bubble have and interesting contest that allows anyone to edit footage they shot.  While the contest ends in April 2011, the tips in the video are valuable, if not perfectly illustrated.  They provide the raw footage as a free download. If you are not turned off by using a shooting scene, then this makes a fun and quick editing assignment.  Download the HD .mov files here.