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How To: Choose the best prime lens choice for Canon cameras

Eyepatchentertainmen teaches you how to choose the best prime lens for Canon cameras, for video shooting. The faster the lens, the lower the light we need. The dark sequence was shot using a Nikon 15 mm 1.8 lens. Canon 50 mm 1.8 or the Nikon 50 mm 1.8 are good starting prime lenses. These run about 100 dollars. Sigma 30 mm 1.4 is a way up from that. After that there is the Canon L series primes, those are very good as well. Adaptation is also needed when you start using lenses. The most expen...

How To: Choose the right lens for a project with a Canon 7D

This video discusses the lenses available for the Cannon 7D camera. The video starts by describing the difference between still and video lenses. The presenter then goes on to recommend his three favorite lenses. First, the Tokina 11-16 is the wide angle lens recommended in the video. The Tamron SP AF17-50mm is a stabilized lens that works great for video and stills. Finally, the presenter recommends the Sigma APO 50-150mm to round out the lens collection. These lenses will cover all distance...

How To: Make a big ball of sound

Turn two salad bowls into a spherical array, ball of sound. Speaker arrays are common at large venues, but are practical for your home environment to give your home theater a good sound. Make this spherical ball of sound from Make Magazine using 8 speakers, 6 quart salad bowls, a dremel and some wire. Disperse the sound across your home with even acoustics.

How To: Use the focusing tool on a Canon HV20 video camera

The HV20 comes with a manual focus roller, which is a good thing. However, it is a bit awkward to operate. Here is a minimalist friction tool that can be used to accomplish the same task (well, perhaps with enough practice). It is small, portable, cheap, and light-weight. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to build a manual focusing stick for a Canon HV20 video camera.

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