Shooting & Gear

Understanding frame rate vs. shutter speed

Spoiler alert — Frame rate and shutter speed aren't the same thing. Here's why it matters.

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Here are 10 of the most common types of camera shots in film

From mid-shots to close-ups there are so many camera shots to choose from. These 10 will help you capture your subject and vary your scene compositions.

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The 180-degree rule, demystified

The 180 degree rule is something every filmmaker struggles with as a beginner. Let's break it down.

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Your A-Z glossary of video terminology you should know

This is a handy, ever-growing glossary to use when you need a refresher on video terms. What's the definition of "aperture" again?

Live Streaming

The best live streaming equipment for every budget

Dipping a toe in the live streaming pond (uh, stream?) doesn’t mean breaking the bank. From the Mevo Start live camera to the priciest rig on the market, we've got gear recs for everyone.

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The best types of hard drives for all stages of video production

Our friends at OWC solutions about all the gear they recommend for keeping your work safe — at every stage of your video projects.

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Tips for shooting at night with a mirrorless camera

Shooting at night with your mirrorless cam? This lesson will give you the tips for making your low light shots awesome.

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The basics of image resolution

From standard definition to HDR there's a ton to know about image resolution. Let us take you on a pixel tour.

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Capturing winter sports with action cams: A primer

Claiming your free DJI Osmo Action by signing up for Vimeo premium? Here are some tips for putting it to use.

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Testing the DJI Osmo Action camera

For a limited time, we're giving away the DJI Osmo Action cam to new Premium subscribers. We took it for a spin, a whirl, and then some — here's our review.

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How to make a DIY tripod for less than $5

A quick trip to the hardware store and a couple bucks can get you steady shots on a budget. We'll show you how, here.

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Your intro to DSLR cameras

Thinking about getting a DSLR camera, or new to the idea of shooting with one? We're breaking down the basics of adding this type of camera to your gear.

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A definitive list of affordable drones

We compiled a definitive list of our favorite affordable drones. These deliver brilliant footage, at any skill level. 

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The best iPhone gear for social media managers

Say hello to the five iPhone add-ons the Vimeo social media team recommends for getting the shot — and creating social content your followers will love.